Each year, thousands of high-school students make pilgrimages to Yale, nursing dreams of attending the country's third-oldest...
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New Haven Symphony Orchestra
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Yale University information
Each year, thousands of high-school students make pilgrimages to Yale, nursing dreams of attending the country's third-oldest university, which boasts such notable alums as Noah Webster, Eli Whitney, Samuel Morse, and Presidents William H Taft, George HW Bush, Bill Clinton and George W Bush. You don't need to share the students' ambitions in order to take a stroll around the campus, just pick up a map at the Visitor Centre (at the address listed) or join a free, one-hour guided tour.
Although the tour overflows with tidbits about life at Yale, the guides refrain from mentioning the various secret societies and their buildings scattered around the campus, but feel free to ask them!