Greater than 4,000 present and former legislation college candidates obtained the thrilling information that they’d been accepted to Northeastern College’s legislation college final week. There was only one downside: The acceptance letters had been despatched by mistake, in response to the college.
The college despatched the “misguided e mail” on Monday to a complete of 205 present candidates because of a “technical error,” in response to a press release from Northeastern College shared with CNN.
The college stated 3,930 candidates from final yr additionally obtained the mistaken e mail.
“Admissions selections won’t be finalized till later within the educational yr,” the assertion stated.
The legislation college “shortly despatched a clarifying e mail explaining the error,” in response to the assertion. “Particular person outreach can also be going down to candidates with issues.”
“The Faculty of Legislation deeply regrets this unintended mistake and is taking steps to make sure that it won’t occur sooner or later.”
The legislation college at Northeastern College, positioned in Boston, enrolled 234 college students for the 2022 college yr, in response to its web site. A complete of three,877 college students utilized for admission.