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Ivy Coach’s Brian Taylor Featured in “College Board Eliminates SAT Subject Tests and Essay”

Brian Taylor, managing director of private college consulting service Ivy Coach, said College Board’s decision was "entirely predictable."

The Harvard Crimson

January 25, 2021

For Class of 2024, Smaller Applicant Pools Meant Less Competitive Admissions at Harvard, Peers

Brian Taylor — managing director of private college consulting service Ivy Coach — said the schools have seen higher acceptance rates in light of smaller applicant pools across the board this year.

The Harvard Crimson

April 3, 2020

‘It’s Not Surprising to Any Of Us’: College Counselors Shrug at Harvard Admissions Secrets Spilled In Trial

Taylor, managing director of college consulting firm Ivy Coach, agreed that some applicants — especially those of Asian heritage — may feel more confident in applying to Harvard while its admissions process is under public scrutiny.

The Harvard Crimson

November 7, 2018

Faust Raises Concerns About Higher Ed Act’s Changes to Student Aid

Brian Taylor, managing director of Ivy Coach, a college admissions counseling company, said the overhaul of the Higher Education Act would raise costs for low- and middle-income college students and be especially difficult for graduate students.

The Harvard Crimson

February 7, 2018

Cashing In On Crimson

They boast names such as “Crimson Education,” “Harvard Square Consulting,” and “Ivy Coach.”

The Harvard Crimson

November 16, 2017

Regular Admits May See 3% Acceptance Rate

Bev Taylor, founder of college consulting practice Ivy Coach, said the students she advises typically attend Harvard if they are admitted early. “When they apply early action to Harvard, yes, they go to Harvard,” she said.

The Harvard Crimson

March 27, 2012


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