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Yale University

How many students does it take to change a light bulb at Yale?

None – New Haven looks better in the dark.

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Jewel. Muckheap. Two of the words that spring to mind when trying to describe Yale and its local town, New Haven. Yet while the reasons why one of the prettiest college campuses in the US ended up at the centre of one of its ugliest industrial cities remain enigmatic, the secret of the college’s success are clear.

This self-proclaimed Oxbridge equivalent offers both American and international wunderkind a great academic experience, a social life that far surpasses average Ivy Leagues and a name that is respected throughout the world. And, something which even Harvard students agree on, it has one of the coolest mascots around – the British bulldog!

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