BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts legislation faculty says it’s responsible of by accident sending acceptance emails to hundreds of former and present candidates.
The Northeastern College College of Legislation in a press release Wednesday blamed a “technical error” for the glitch, saying the misguided emails went to greater than 200 individuals who utilized for admission beginning subsequent fall, in addition to to just about 4,000 former candidates, a few of whom are already enrolled.
“The College of Legislation rapidly despatched a clarifying electronic mail explaining the error. Particular person outreach can also be happening to candidates with considerations,” the Boston faculty mentioned.
Remaining admissions selections won’t be made till later within the tutorial yr.
“The College of Legislation deeply regrets this unintended mistake and is taking steps to make sure that it won’t occur sooner or later,” the college mentioned.
Lakisha Papoutsakis, a single mom from Northborough, Massachusetts, who obtained the acceptance electronic mail, informed NBC10 Boston that she has dreamed of going to legislation faculty since she was a toddler. She shared the excellent news along with her family members earlier than noticing the follow-up electronic mail.
“I used to be like, ‘Oh my God that is so wonderful,’ after which it was like, ‘Oh no, sorry, April Idiot’s Day,’” she mentioned. This fall’s legislation faculty class has 234 members out of three,877 candidates, in accordance with Northeastern’s web site.