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Dartmouth College Graduate Salaries by Major

Dartmouth ranks as the Ivy League school producing the third-highest earning graduates, just behind Princeton and UPenn.

June 6, 2024

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How Celebrities Scored on Their SATs

We’ve compiled a list of the SAT scores of several notable figures, gleaned from interviews, gossip columns, and plain old hearsay.

June 5, 2024

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Ivy League Style: From Past to Present

The students of the Ivy League were the originators of the “preppy” style many of us know and love today.

June 5, 2024

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Why Do Chinese Parents Love Harvard?

Since the publication of “Harvard Girl,” the Harvard mania in China has only grown.

June 5, 2024

Letter of Recommendation Tips for Elite College Applicants

Letter of Recommendation Tips for Elite College Applicants

College applicants should not submit letters of recommendation from bigwigs. Admissions officers want to hear from teachers and the school counselor.

June 4, 2024

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Ivy League Donors: A Financial Response to Antisemitism

Some donors chose to cease giving money to their alma maters this year in light of the schools’ unacceptable responses to antisemitism.

June 4, 2024

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How Important is Geographic Diversity in College Admissions?

America’s elite colleges value geographic diversity. They seek to admit students from all 50 states.

June 4, 2024

A person bikes on a path beside a brick building covered in red ivy and a yellow tree at Dartmouth College.

How Playing Sports Affect College Applications

Listing sports will only serve to make an applicant seem well-rounded, dramatically decreasing their chances of admission.

June 3, 2024

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Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the U.S.

Check out Ivy Coach’s definitive list of the top ten happiest colleges in the U.S. in 2024.

June 3, 2024

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How to Get Into Northwestern University

Northwestern is test-optional through the 2024-25 cycle, although we have reason to believe this policy will not last much longer than that.

June 3, 2024

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LGBTQ+ Life at Harvard University: Past, Present, and Beyond

LGBTQ+ life thrives on Harvard’s campus. A number of institutional resources and student-run groups have been created to support LGBTQ+ students.

June 2, 2024

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Ivy League A Cappella Groups

A cappella groups in the Ivy League are among the oldest in the nation.

June 2, 2024

A brick building with a green door is visible beyond a tree at Harvard University.

Yes, Senioritis Can Result in Rescinded Admission Offers

A pattern of poor academic performance, a spate of absences, or any other major infractions are absolutely grounds for a rescinded application.

June 2, 2024

AP Score Release Dates

Advanced Placement exams are taken in May of each school year. The results of these exams are typically released in early July.

June 1, 2024

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College Admission and Luck: How Random Is Admission?

It’s not easy for some to hear that there is very little randomness in the college admissions process, but it’s the truth!

June 1, 2024

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Top MBA Schools in the U.S.

What are the top MBA programs in the country? The M7 consists of Booth, Columbia, Harvard, Kellogg, Sloan, Stanford, and Wharton.

June 1, 2024

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Applying to College as a Transgender Student: Application Tips & Gender Statistics

Going to college is a hard transition for the most resilient of students, but for transgender youth, the adjustment is that much more difficult.

June 1, 2024

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SAT/ACT Tutor vs Self-Study: Is an SAT/ACT Tutor Worth It?

According to a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Education, one-on-one tutoring is the “most effective” form of tutoring.

May 29, 2024

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Do Ivy League Schools Prefer Early Admission Applicants?

The Early round acceptance rate across the Ivy League is considerably higher than the Regular round acceptance rate.

May 29, 2024

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Common App vs. Coalition App: Which Should You Choose?

The Common Application and Coalition Application are the two most popular college admissions applications used by elite universities in the U.S.

May 28, 2024


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