Déjà vu PR nightmare: NYU sends acceptance e-mail to students it denied

On April 1, New York University sent acceptance e-mails to 489 applicants to its graduate school of public service. They should’ve received rejection letters. Oops . The university sent an e-mail about one hour later telling the same applicants they hadn’t been accepted after all. Also on April 1, the University of California San Diego (UCSD) sent welcome e-mails to freshmen students it had rejected. UCSD sent a follow-up e-mail two hours later. Seems everything—including e-mail—m…

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