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“Of course Jewish applicants and families are rightly upset…but they’re not so short-sighted to eschew the Ivy League for second-tier schools.”

— Brian Taylor, Managing Partner, Ivy Coach The Boston Globe

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‘Harvard is Harvard’: Will controversy harm university’s reputation?

Ultimately, any criticism about how the school handled what some students see as increasing antisemitism on campus will take a back seat to the allure of Harvard, said Brian Taylor, managing partner of the admissions consulting company Ivy Coach. Jewish students, as well as Black students who might be dismayed by attacks against Gay, Taylor said, will still apply to and enroll at Harvard. “Of course Jewish applicants and families are upset … but they’re not so short-sighted to eschew the Ivy League for second-tier schools,” he said.

January 5, 2024

‘Harvard is Harvard’: Will controversy harm university’s reputation?

Ultimately, any criticism about how the school handled what some students see as increasing antisemitism on campus will take a back seat to the allure of Harvard, said Brian Taylor, managing partner of the admissions consulting company Ivy Coach. Jewish students, as well as Black students who might be dismayed by attacks against Gay, Taylor said, will still apply to and enroll at Harvard. “Of course Jewish applicants and families are upset … but they’re not so short-sighted to eschew the Ivy League for second-tier schools,” he said.

The Boston Globe

January 5, 2024

Harvard has a secret back door for ultra-rich kids with lousy grades

“If Harvard doesn’t want the student hurting their US News and World Report ranking with their GPA and test scores, they admit them through the Z list,” Ivy Coach’s Brian Taylor told The Post.

The New York Post

November 6, 2023

How colleges brazenly get around Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

Every single Ivy League school has added an application question about students’ backgrounds, according to Ivy Coach managing partner Brian Taylor.

The New York Post

September 30, 2023

Why the Supreme Court Can’t Fully Prevent Race-Conscious Admissions

Weingarten doesn’t believe universities practicing holistic admissions will become purely race-neutral and fail to consider race in some form or fashion.

Best Colleges

September 29, 2023

Why Won’t Elite Colleges Deploy the One Race-Neutral Way to Achieve Diversity?

As Brian Taylor, an elite college counselor, told me, “They’re trying to create the class that they wish to see.”

Politico

September 15, 2023

Affirmative Action Is Still in Effect. For Men.

But Brian Taylor, a managing partner at Ivy Coach, believes that Tulane accepts more boys than girls for whom the college would be considered a “reach.” “Tulane is no Seneca Falls,” he says.

The New York Times

September 8, 2023

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