Students Considering Transferring to Princeton University

For those students considering transferring to Princeton University (if they have the good fortune to earn admission to the highly selective university), know that the transfer application to the university will become available early this fall. As we reported back in March of 2016, for the first time in 28

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A Call for an End to Legacy Admission

Today, we issue a call for an end to legacy admission. This should come as no real shock to our readers. We’ve been calling for an end to the practice of legacy admission for years from the top of our soap box. And while, realistically, we don’t see legacy admission

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LSAT as a Requirement for Law School Admission

Regular readers of our admission blog may remember when we posted a couple of months back about how Harvard Law School had decided to begin accepting the GRE in lieu of the LSAT for those students who wished to submit the former. And why? In the hope of encouraging more

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White Privilege and Asian American Discrimination in Admissions

White privilege and Asian American discrimination in admissions. We trust we’ve grabbed your attention. As the United States Department of Justice prepares to mount a legal challenge to the practice of Affirmative Action on the basis that it fosters Asian American discrimination in admissions, we figured we’d share with our

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Importance of Diversity on College Campuses

At at a time when the importance of diversity on college campuses is under fire across college campuses as the Trump administration prepares a legal attack against the practice of Affirmative Action, it’s nice to see prominent university presidents defend the practice of diversity — and champion its importance. Newly

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The Redemption of UC Irvine

UC Irvine Rescinds 499 Offers of Admission The redemption of UC Irvine is on track. You may remember a couple of weeks ago when we shamed the University of California, Irvine. And why? Because the university chose to rescind a whopping 499 offers of admission to the university this fall.

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2 Reasons Why Need Blind Admissions Is A Farce

The Need Blind Admissions Lie Were you told that a college to which you’ll be applying has a need blind admissions policy? That is, the college touted — maybe at an information session or during a tour — how they don’t factor in your family’s ability to pay the full

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A Class of Students with Perfect Grades and Scores

A class of students with perfect grades and scores? ZZZzzz. Sounds like a boring crowd to you too, right? There was a segment on “CBS News” in which the president of Princeton University, Chris Eisgruber, addresses Affirmative Action, a hot topic of late with the United States Department of Justice signaling

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Chinese Students Coming to U.S. High Schools

While it’s not exactly a shocker, more and more Chinese students are coming to U.S. high schools. Indeed Ivy Coach is featured in a piece up on “BuzzFeed” today by Molly Hensley-Clancy entitled “More Chinese Students Are Coming To US High Schools To Get Into American Colleges” that we figured

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Defending Affirmative Action

While we’ve done it quite a few times over the last few days, we’ll continue defending Affirmative Action today. There’s an excellent editorial published today on the pages of “The Washington Post” authored by Julia Sass Rubin, an associate professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

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