Ivy League and Indian Applicants

There’s a piece up on “Forbes” by Matt Symonds entitled “Did An Ivy League Place Just Get Easier For Indian Applicants?” that we figured we’d share with our readers. But while we recognize the title makes for good click bait, Mr. Symonds never seems to answer his own question, which

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Indian American Discrimination in Admissions

With the announcement that an Asian American coalition will be filing suit against Brown University, Dartmouth College, and Yale University for alleged discriminatory practices in admissions, we feel the need to draw attention to another group of students who also face discrimination in highly selective college admissions — they just don’t

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Indian Discrimination in Ivy League Admission

Indian Americans and Indians face discrimination in Ivy League admissions just as Indians face discrimination when they apply to all highly selective colleges. It’s not unique to the Ivy League. But we’ve felt that while attention has been drawn in recent months to the discrimination that Chinese American, Korean American, Chinese,

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Indians at American Universities

Among international students studying at universities across America, the nation that remains the best represented is China. This should come as no surprise to the loyal readers of our college admissions blog. But a group that has long placed second in this category behind China is India. And a report by

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India and the American Dream

There’s a fantastic editorial in India’s “The Economic Times” written by Vivek Wadhwa entitled “What India could become if it learned from the American Dream” that we figured we’d share with the readers of our college admissions blog. As we work with many Indian American students as well as native

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Admission to the Ivy League from India

Thinking about applying for admission to the Ivy League from India? As Ivy Coach has opened up an office in India, we figured we’d open up a discussion about some common misconceptions that students in India (and their parents) have about the U.S. highly selective university admissions process. And by

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College Admissions Counseling in India

As Ivy Coach has opened up an office in India, we thought we’d discuss the current state of college admissions counseling within the country. In a line, it is quite bad! And that’s an understatement. For students in India who wish to pursue their university educations within the United States

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Indians Headed to the Ivies

More and more students in India are headed to the Ivies. In fact, we came across a piece in “Seventeen,” a most academic publication for only the most serious of readers, that we figured we’d share with the readers of our college admissions blog. The piece, written by Megan Friedman, is

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Indian Ivy Leaguers

There is an article in “The Times of India” that we found interesting entitled “Chinese outstrip Indians in Ivy League” and we figured we’d share it with our loyal readers. Written by Hemali Chhapia Shah, the article cites how the number of Chinese students on Ivy League campuses has risen

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India University Admissions

As Affirmative Action is debated at the Supreme Court in the United States, a similar issue is currently up for debate in India. But in India, it’s not about reserving spots for minorities and the underprivileged. Rather, what’s up for debate is the merits of India’s caste system. The caste

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