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Applying to Dartmouth College? Learn some of the ins and outs of how to get into Dartmouth, the smallest of the Ivy League institutions.
July 10, 2023
Students should use all available space when writing college essays. They should not write essays significantly below the maximum word count.
July 8, 2023
UPenn set a new record-low transfer admission rate for students who enrolled in fall 2021. 3.36% of UPenn’s transfer applicants got in.
July 7, 2023
Admissions officers don’t evaluate GPAs in a vacuum. Whether students submit weighted or unweighted GPAs, a greater context is needed.
July 6, 2023
Ivy Coach issues a statement on the Supreme Court’s outlawing of Affirmative Action. What will the decision mean for college admissions?
June 29, 2023
Honesty matters big time in the highly selective college admissions process and life. Every detail of a college application must be true.
June 28, 2023
Hear about the admissions process at Yale University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions from Dean Jeremiah Quinlan.
June 27, 2023
Early Action is a non-restrictive college admissions policy under which students can apply to a school in the fall of their senior year.
June 26, 2023
While students can technically take the ACT as many times as they’d like, there are certain disadvantages to taking the test multiple times.
June 25, 2023
Learn which majors lead to the most profitable careers. And read our insights on the lifelong value of attending a top university.
June 24, 2023
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology’s admissions policy change increased Black and Latino representation.
June 23, 2023
Columbia University has become the first major university to drop out of the annual “US News & World Report” college ranking. Learn more!
June 22, 2023
Horace Mann School is in hot water. The school’s accused of offering preferential treatment in admissions for a million-dollar donation.
June 21, 2023
Recruited athletes enjoy a significant advantage in the Ivy League admissions process. Slots are reserved in admissions exclusively for them.
June 20, 2023
Students in the top 6% of their graduating Texas high school classes enjoy automatic admission to the University of Texas at Austin.
June 19, 2023
While one can take the SAT as many times as one wishes, submitting multiple SAT scores to elite colleges can hurt one’s case for admission.
June 17, 2023
Learn the ins and outs of navigating the transfer admissions process to elite universities, including the Ivy League schools.
June 16, 2023
If you get rejected by almost every college you apply to, strongly reconsider your approach as a transfer applicant.
June 15, 2023
Brown’s Open Curriculum allows students to be the architects of their own educations. Learn more about the Open Curriculum’s history.
June 15, 2023