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Top 10 Dream Colleges: Students Want Stanford

While those of us in the professional world are experiencing a resurgence of college spirit through March Madness, high school seniors are rushing to the mailbox and frantically checking email to find out where they've been accepted. According to a Princeton Review survey of college applicants and parents, almost seven of 10 respondents say the economic downturn has affected their college application decisions. Nine out of 10 respondents say financial aid will be essential. So what schools do students consider "dream colleges"?

  1. Stanford
  2. Harvard
  3. Columbia
  4. Princeton
  5. New York University
  6. Yale
  7. University of California, Los Angeles
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  9. University of Southern California
  10. University of California, Berkeley

To see the schools most named by parents as their "dream colleges,"


  1. Harvard
  2. Stanford
  3. Princeton
  4. University of Notre Dame
  5. Yale
  6. New York University
  7. University of California, Los Angeles
  8. Duke
  9. University of Southern California
  10. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

What do you think is the number one dream school in the US?


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