05/19/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

200 Students Promised Admission At U Of Penn

Unlike their anxious friends, a few regular decision students already know that they've gotten into college.

While it is customary for athletes to receive "likely letters" from schools involved in the recruiting process, non-athletes are also being sent letters notifying them of their successful application this month.

This year Penn sent out approximately 200 likely letters -- an increase from last year's 120.

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