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What To Do After You Get Accepted to College

If you earned admission through an Early Decision policy, there’s nothing more to do as you made a binding commitment to attend if admitted. If, however, you earned admission through Early Action or Regular Decision, you might have some decisions to make in the following days.

May 9, 2023

Princeton University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted by Princeton University? Find out the Princeton waitlist acceptance rate over the last several years.

May 8, 2023

University of Pennsylvania Admissions File Review

While UPenn students, like all college students, technically have a right to see their admissions files, there’s often little to see.

May 6, 2023

First Generation College Students Advantage

First-generation students, students who will be the first in their families to attend college, enjoy an advantage in college admissions.

May 4, 2023

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On Avoiding Sob Stories in College Essays

Students should avoid writing sob stories in their college admissions essays. Writing such stories rarely serve college applicants.

May 3, 2023

Can Juniors in High School Apply to Colleges?

While students can technically apply to America’s top colleges as juniors in high school, doing so does not serve their cases for admission.

May 2, 2023

Duke University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted to Duke University? Find out Duke’s waitlist acceptance figures over the last few years to discern your chances of admission.

May 2, 2023

Your Son Didn’t Get Rejected Because He Is White

Your son didn’t get rejected by America’s elite colleges because he’s white. White students earn quite regularly to America’s top colleges.

April 28, 2023

University of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate and Statistics

Check out UPenn’s acceptance rates and statistics over the last 14 years. For the UPenn Class of 2027, over 59,000 students applied.

April 26, 2023

Which Colleges Are Still Accepting Applications in 2023?

If you struck out in the admissions process, consider checking out the list of colleges still accepting applications in April and beyond.

April 25, 2023

Are Extracurriculars Important for Getting Into Colleges?

Elite universities seek singularly talented students, not well-rounded ones. Learn about the importance of extracurricular activities!

April 24, 2023

Georgetown University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Georgetown University has turned to its waitlist each year the school has reported its figures to The Common Data Set. Learn more!

April 21, 2023

Ethnic Background Subcategories on The Common Application

Asian applicants are asked to check one of 14 subcategories on the 2022-2023 version of The Common Application. Learn more!

April 20, 2023

The Decline in Jewish Students at Ivy League Schools

Are Jewish student numbers on the decline at Ivy League universities? Find out the size of the Jewish populations at each Ivy as of 2022.

April 19, 2023

The Life Legacy of William Fitzsimmons

The SFFA v. Harvard College case could determine the life’s legacy of Harvard Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid William “Fitz” Fitzsimmons.

April 14, 2023

Harvard Acceptance Rate and Statistics

Harvard’s acceptance rate fell to an all-time low for the Class of 2027. Overall applications, however, were slightly down from last year.

April 13, 2023

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UCLA Acceptance Rate and Statistics

Check out UCLA’s acceptance rate over the last 24 years. We’ve got UCLA’s admissions figures from the Classes of 2027 through 2004.

April 12, 2023

Class of 2027 Ivy League Admissions Statistics: A Year in Review

Check out the Class of 2027 Ivy League admissions statistics. Brown, Dartmouth, UPenn, and Yale set new application records for the year.

April 11, 2023

Yale University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Were you waitlisted to the Yale University Class of 2027? Find out your chances of admission. And find out your chances with Ivy Coach!

April 8, 2023

Brown University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Check out the Brown waitlist acceptance rates and statistics through the years. And learn how Ivy Coach can help optimize your chances!

April 7, 2023


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