Applicants unfazed by Robb’s charges

Seth Zweifler

January 17, 2007

The avalanche of national media coverage surrounding the murder case of Economics professor Rafael Robb likely won't detract from Penn's admissions numbers - and, in fact, it could even help, one expert says.

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High Schools Learn When To Hide Info

Zoe Tillman

April 5, 2006

"Bev Taylor -- who runs Ivy Coach, a New York-based independent college-counseling firm -- said many colleges determine the overall academic quality of a student by calculating an "academic index," a mathematical formula using SAT I and SAT II scores and class rank."

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Applications Up Across Ivies

Meagan Steiner

February 6, 2006

"Independent college counselor Bev Taylor said that in recent years her students have begun applying to more institutions, specifically to more Ivy League schools. She said most of her students apply to six or seven schools, but some apply to as many as 16."

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Early Applications Surge

Nicholas Joy

November 18, 2005

"Bev Taylor, an independent college counselor and creator of theivycoach.com, also emphasized this aspect of Penn's admissions. "If you're going to apply to Penn, apply early," Taylor said. Many prospective students "love [Penn], but they know that they don't have a shot regular-decision."

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