Harvard University Class of 2022 Early Action Stats

Decisions have been released for the Harvard University Class of 2022. In all, of the 6,630 students who applied for Early Action admission to the university this year, 964 found out today that they got in. This marks a 14.5% Early Action admission rate for Harvard, precisely the same Early Action … 

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Brown Replaces Student Loans with Grants

Brown University, cognizant of the mounting debt that too many graduates face after earning their undergraduate degrees, has instituted a new plan to replace student loans with grants. It’s a plan that will impact next year’s incoming Brown University students as well as all current students and it will begin … 

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Harvard Agrees To Release Admissions Records To DOJ

Harvard University had until today, December 1st, to turn over years of admissions documents, including confidential applicant files, to the United States Department of Justice. As our regular readers may remember, on November 21st, we predicted — with the help of our famously accurate crystal ball — that Harvard would … 

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American Veterans at Princeton University

Princeton is making efforts to encourage America’s veterans to apply to the university. In fact, as Victor Hua reports for “The Daily Princetonian” in a piece entitled “U. promotes campus diversity through veteran matriculation,” “Compared to recent graduating years, the Class of 2021 contains a much higher number of students … 

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Affirmative Action at Harvard

As universities across America keep a watchful eye on the Trump administration’s interest in challenging the legality of Affirmative Action, there is no university facing more intense pressure than Harvard University. As we’ve previously reported on the pages of our college admissions blog, the United States Department of Justice, under … 

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Yale Claims 2017 Ivy League Football Title

2017 marked an unusual year in Ivy League football. For those folks who have followed Ivy League football play through the decades, there are certain schools that typically end their seasons at or near the top of the standings and there are certain schools that typically end their seasons in … 

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Harvard University Appeals to Veterans

Harvard University recently announced a new partnership with Service to School, a non-profit aiming to help combat veterans apply to universities to further their educations. As regular readers of our college admissions blog know well, we are committed to helping as many veterans as we can each and every year … 

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Three Dartmouth Professors Under Investigation

As the #metoo movement continues to gain steam across not only the entertainment industry but other industries as well, higher education has proven to not be immune to new reports of sexual harassment. In a piece today in “The New York Times,” it was brought to light that three Dartmouth … 

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Princeton’s Effort To Attract Low-Income Students

Does Princeton University seek to attract middle and low-income families? With their eating clubs and perennially powerhouse men’s lacrosse team,  the university certainly has a reputation for catering to our nation’s privileged elite. But make no mistake — Princeton University, like many highly selective colleges, has made a concerted effort in … 

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2017 Ivy League Football Standings

While the term ‘Ivy League’ existed prior to 1954, including as early as 1933, it became the official name of the athletic conference that includes Harvard University, Yale University, Princeton University, Dartmouth College, Brown University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, and Cornell University in 1954. In short, the Ivy League … 

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