The University of Notre Dame ranks eighth in a listing of ?dream schools? in a survey of college applicants and parents by the Princeton Review.p. The rankings announced yesterday were, in order: Stanford, NYU, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Duke, Columbia, Notre Dame, Brown, and MIT.p. A total of 1,003 college applicants and their parents were questioned in the unscientific survey. They were asked, “What is your dream college ? the school you’d most like to attend (or see your child attend) if acceptance or cost weren’t issues?”p. Notre Dame ranks as one of the nation’s most selective universities, joining Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Dartmouth, Brown, MIT, and Rice as the only schools that admit fewer than half of their freshman applicants and enroll more than half of those who are admitted.p. Princeton Review is a New York-based company that sells its services and books to assist college applicants in improving performances on standardized tests and in navigating the admissions process. It is not affiliated with Princeton University.p.