Ivy Decision Day Tomorrow

Tomorrow start the emails. And the calls (although regular readers of our college admissions blog know that we don’t answer our phone — our clients know how to get in touch with us and our potential clients need to fill out our free consult form if they wish to get … 

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MIT Admissions Decisions

MIT admissions decisions come out on this coming Monday, the university recently announced. And in classic MIT admissions style, the university announced this in a very creative way. If you’re not familiar with the creativity in MIT’s admissions office, check out this post about MIT from 2012 in which Dean … 

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Relax As Admissions Decisions Roll In

For those high school seniors who are currently freaking out because a couple of their classmates have received Likely Letters to schools like, say, Brown and Columbia, stop freaking out. Have some of our students received Likely Letters to Brown and Columbia? You bet. And some of our students have received offers … 

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Princeton 2016 Notification Date

Princeton University is the first Ivy League school this year to announce the day they’ll be notifying Regular Decision applicants for the Class of 2020 of their admissions decisions. In our experience, schools announce their notification dates when they’ve finished rendering decisions. And we have it on good authority that Princeton … 

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Annoying People on College Tours

Ann Brenoff has a good piece up on “The Huffington Post” entitled “The 6 Most Annoying People You Will Meet On Every College Tour” that we just had to share with our readers. Her slugline? “After a while, all college tours seem the same. And these pesky people are always … 

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Dream School Admission

Every year around this time, we are besieged with wonderful notes. These notes come from the parents and students whom we have worked with over the course of the past months — and, in some cases, years — as they navigated the highly selective college admissions process to achieve admission … 

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Ivy Decision Day 2015

Ivy Decision Day 2015 is right around the corner for the Class of 2019. Ok, we made this day up. Hey, Christopher Columbus has a holiday even though he probably doesn’t deserve one. We’re all about creating holidays. And even though all of the Ivies don’t release their decisions on … 

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Regular Decision Notification Dates

It’s March 19th. Many of our students who first came to us after the Early Decision or Early Action round have already received likely letters and, in some cases very early offers of admission. Some schools, like MIT, have already released their decisions (they were so excited by Pi Day … 

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MIT Regular Decision Notifications

MIT Regular Decision notifications are en route to your home via drone! Well, not really. Stuart Schmill, MIT’s Dean of Admissions, is featured in a very creative video released recently by the MIT Office of Admissions. The video serves to announce that admissions decisions for MIT’s Class of 2019 will be … 

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Thick College Envelopes

Students used to find out their admissions decisions in the mail. They’d look outside the window every three minutes to see if the flag was up on the mailbox. Or they’d run to the post office to see if they could intercept the letter from Princeton. Or maybe they’d flag … 

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