About 28,000 applicants to the University of California at San Diego, who were rejected a month ago, recently received an e-mail from the institution congratulating them on their admission. The bad news, the Los Angeles Times reported, is that the e-mail was an error and all of these students were in fact rejected. Mae Brown, admissions director, sent out a subsequent apology. "We recognized the incredible pain receiving this false encouragement caused," she said.
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