New York City Prep School Makes Reject List Public

Friday, February 8, 2013

Hello, Upper East Siders, this is a scandal right out of Gossip Girl. The Dalton School, a New York City private school, reportedly sent out a list of students rejected by the institution—as part of a fundraising effort.

The über-exclusive school reportedly sent a letter to boosters and alumni listing families with applications pending, students who pulled their applications (it’s rumored that in-the-know parents pull their children’s bids if they hear they will be turned away), and the names of students rejected from the school.

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