Asian American College Applicants

There have been a number of articles these last few months on the topic of the discrimination that Asian American applicants (and Asian applicants) face in highly selective college admissions. Ivy Coach has been featured in several of these articles — from “BuzzFeed” to “The Boston Globe” to lots of … 

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Asian-American Coalition for Education

Regular readers of our college admissions blog may remember the complaint filed with the United States Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights some months ago by the Asian-American Coalition for Education against Harvard University. Ivy Coach was quoted extensively in the press on this matter. The complaint, as we predicted, … 

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Asian Discrimination in Admissions Process

There’s a piece up on “Business Insider” by Abby Jackson entitled “Ex-Ivy League admissions officer reveals why it’s sometimes tougher for Asian kids to get in” that follows on the heels of a spring in which just about every article on highly selective college admissions focused on the discrimination that … 

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Admission Agents in China

We’ve written extensively about unethical “admission agents” in  China in years past, firms that complete entire U.S. university applications for students in China, in a one-size fits all kind of model. Don’t know how to string a sentence together? Fear not, students in China. These firms will submit an essay for you. … 

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Ivy Coach on BuzzFeed

We know, we know. We said we wouldn’t comment more at this time on Asian discrimination in Ivy League and highly selective college admissions but when we make the news, how can we not share it? We are, after all, a business at the end of the day. Hello! Up … 

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Divide Among Asian Groups in Admissions Complaint

We came across a piece up on “BuzzFeed” by David Noriega entitled “Asian-American Groups Split Over Affirmative Action Complaint” that quite intrigued us and so we figured we’d share it with the readers of our college admissions blog. The piece offers insight into the support among Asian American groups across … 

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Asian Quotas in Ivy League Admission

There is an editorial in “The Wall Street Journal” by Jason L. Riley entitled “The New Jews of Harvard Admissions: Asian-Americans are rebelling over evidence that they are held to a much higher standard, but elite colleges deny using quotas” that we’ve got a strong opinion on and it’s one … 

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Asian Discrimination in Admissions

If you’re a regular reader of our college admissions blog, you know that we have long firmly asserted that Asians and Asian Americans face discrimination in the highly selective college admissions process. It’s unfortunate. But that doesn’t mean it’s not the case. Because it is the case. And it has … 

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Asian Discrimination in Admissions

There was recently a letter to the editor on the topic of Asian and Asian American applicants to college in “The Los Angeles Times” by Geralyn Yparraguirre that we figured we’d discuss. In the letter, Ms. Yparraguirre, who states that she previously worked in admissions at UC Berkeley, states, “I can … 

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Applicants from China to the Ivies

Some applicants from China to the Ivies will be getting a boost, a financial one that is. When students from countries outside of the United States — such as China and India — apply to highly selective American universities (like the Ivies), these colleges are looking for these applicants to be … 

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