UPenn Class of 2024 Early Decision Applications

Early Decision applications to the University of Pennsylvania dropped this year — rather precipitously. In fact, applications were down for the Early Decision round at UPenn by a margin of 14% from this time last year. In all, 6,088 students made binding commitments to attend UPenn as members of its … 

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Harvard Law Admissions Changes

Harvard Law has announced some changes to its admissions policies. Students applying through the school’s Junior Deferral Program, which allows juniors to apply to the law school under the condition that they defer their enrollment for a minimum of two years provided they pursue meaningful work or scholarship in the … 

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Happiness at Brown University

Are students at Brown University generally happy? The answer, according to a fall poll conducted by The Brown Daily Herald, is yes. Of Brown students surveyed, 33.9% identified as very happy and 53.7% as somewhat happy. Meanwhile, 8.2% of those surveyed identified as not very happy, 3.2% as don’t know, … 

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Veterans Applying to Brown University

In an effort to double the number of undergraduate veterans on campus in the years to come, Brown University has announced that veterans of America’s military will now be able to apply under their need-blind admissions policy. Previously, Brown’s “need-blind” policy only applied to “first-year, first-time US citizens, permanent residents, … 

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Thank You For Your Service

We love to hear people thank our service-members for their dutiful service to our nation. “Thank you for your service” is a beautiful expression that relays gratitude and appreciation for wearing the uniform of our nation. But we believe thanking service-members for their selfless devotion to duty is not enough. … 

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Yale’s Changing Student Body

Yale University’s student body is a whole lot more diverse than it was even just a few years ago. In fact, Yale’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently released data on the changing demographics of their student body over the past four years. The admissions office presented this data to Yale … 

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The Ivy League Matchup of the Season

On the 150th anniversary of the first college football game ever played, a game that featured Princeton University, and the 250th anniversary celebration of the founding of Dartmouth College, two unbeaten teams — Princeton (7-0 overall and 4-0 in Ivy League play) and Dartmouth College (7-0 overall and 4-0 in … 

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UChicago’s Rising Tuition

Within just a few years time, the annual cost to attend some of our nation’s most elite universities will reach six figures. And make no mistake — it is our nation’s most elite universities that set tuition benchmarks across the land. The reason? It all traces to the fundamental economic … 

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College Interview Prep

The alumni interview is one of the least important components of the college admissions process. And so it always boggles our minds when folks who are not our clients come to us around this time every year desperately seeking interview prep. We’re not so surprised that they feel so anxious. … 

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2020 World University Rankings

The Times Higher Education‘s “World University Rankings” has been released for 2020. So which schools topped this particular university ranking? Wonder no more. University of Oxford took the top spot. Oxford is followed by the California Institute of Technology, University of Cambridge, Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton … 

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