Why am I getting mail from Harvard? …or any other famous named school? Well, let’s talk about this. This does not mean that Harvard wants you, or that Princeton wants you, or that Columbia wants you. Please do not be confused because they sent you some mail. These promotional materials are sent to you to generate interest in the school, so that perhaps you will apply. These are not to be confused with recruiting materials, when a college is actively seeking to enroll you. Read more on the College Mapper Blog.