Dartmouth Swim Test as Graduation Requirement

Dartmouth College requires that students complete a 50-yard swim test in order to graduate. The test is not timed and it can be completed at any point during a student’s four years in Hanover, New Hampshire (most students complete the swim test after their first-year trips before the start of … 

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A Salute to Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College has long received our praise for their support of the men and women who serve America in uniform. While Dartmouth may not be able to offer admission to as many veterans as, say, its Ivy League peer, Columbia University, the school has made no secret of its desire … 

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American Veterans at Ivy League Schools

Are more and more veterans of America’s military enrolling in the Ivy League? The answer, one we’re very happy to report, is a definitive yes! According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the number of folks on the Post 9/11 GI Bill at Ivy League schools has risen by an … 

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Justice Department Publicly Opposes Harvard Admissions

It wasn’t exactly a secret where our United States Department of Justice, under the stewardship of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, stood on the issue of whether or not Harvard University unfairly discriminates against Asian American applicants. As our readers know all too well, Harvard University is defending itself in a … 

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Class of 2022 Ivy League Admissions Stats

How did the Class of 2022 at each of the eight Ivy League schools stack up against previous classes? We know you’ve been restless, eager to learn more about the admissions statistics at these schools for this past admissions cycle. So let’s put an end to that restlessness with some … 

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Dartmouth Class of 2022 Yield

For the Dartmouth College Class of 20222, 19,763 students applied in the Regular Decision round. Of these students, 1,360 earned admission. And what percentage of these admitted students chose to matriculate to the College on the Hill? 64%. And, yes, it’s an all-time record for the Hanover, New Hampshire-based school … 

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Farewell to Princeton’s Dean of Admission

Janet Rapelye has served as Princeton’s dean of undergraduate admission since 2003. During this time, Rapelye has been crediting with “transforming the diversity of [the school’s] undergraduate student body,” as the university touts in a recent press release. Indeed Janet Rapelye has increased the representation of underrepresented minority, first-generation, and … 

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The Diversity of Yale

There’s an episode of Netflix’s “Taking Up Space” which features the story of a Yale University undergraduate student that we wanted to share with our readers. The episode focuses on Ashtan Towles, a Nashville, Tennessee native majoring in political science, who so eloquently describes her experience as an African American … 

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Ivy League Schools Show Support for Harvard

In the legal equivalent of a “we got your back,” a number of highly selective colleges, including every single Ivy League college, filed an amicus brief with the court to voice their support for Harvard as the university defends itself against allegations of Asian American discrimination in its admissions process. … 

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