Too hot for today’s parents: University of Chicago stumbles into PR problem over sexy essay

Anyone apply to the University of Chicago? If so, then you know the institution is looking for unorthodox entries from its candidates. To illustrate that point, the school’s dean sent an e-mail to applicants last month with a sample essay. (The deadline for next year’s admission was Jan. 2.) “But the essay, comparing the college to an elusive lover, has had a very different effect,” Tamar Lewin wrote for The New York Times . Now, the prestigious university is digging out from a PR…

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