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University Sends Acceptance Emails to Wrong Students

Waiting to hear back from colleges just got a whole lot more stressful. The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) accidently sent out 11,000 acceptance emails last week, CBS Denver reported on Friday.

The incorrect email read “Welcome to the UCCS Mountain Lion Family.” The email also referred to “next steps,” including registration for the university’s orientation and applications for housing and financial aid, Fox Denver reported Sunday. Around 15 minutes after sending the email, UCCS started receiving calls about the acceptance news.

One of those applicants was Connor Ireland, a high school senior living in Aurora, Colorado for whom UCCS was a top choice.

“I applied for UCCS and a couple other places...

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