Hopkins Cuts Admissions Budget

Officials will take fewer and shorter recruitment trips.

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Much like its counterparts at MIT and Harvard, Johns Hopkins University's admissions office is cutting its budget and reducing the number of its cross-country recruiting trips and printed and mailed publications, reports the News-Letter, Hopkins's student newspaper.

Because of 5 percent cuts, trips to the West Coast will be reduced to two a year, and employees will be required to take a salary freeze. The admissions dean insists that the same regions will be visited as before, just not for as long and not as frequently.