Yale Leading Ivy League Basketball Standings

Let’s check in on the 2018-2019 Ivy League basketball standings. And why do we write about Ivy League basketball from time to time when our focus is supposed to be college admissions? Well, as our loyal readers know oh so well, the further a team advances in March Madness, the … 

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Transgender Harvard Applicant Alleges Discrimination

Harvard University just can’t seem to catch a break these days. The university finds itself on defense again as an an applicant to Harvard Business School and its Graduate School of Education has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Massachusetts alleging the university discriminated against her in its admissions … 

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Inside Yale’s Admissions Process

There was a recently released podcast episode for “The Yale Daily News’” “Cross Campus” entitled “Inside the Yale Admissions Machine” that we figured we’d share with our readers. The podcast features an interview conducted by Yale undergraduate Allison Park with Yale’s Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Jeremiah Quinlan. And while much … 

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Dartmouth Class of 2023 Regular Decision Application Figures

After Dartmouth received a record number of Early Decision applications to its Class of 2023, the College on the Hill didn’t rest on its laurels in the Regular Decision round. No, no. Dartmouth set another record this year — for total applications. The school received 23,641 applications to its Class … 

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Asian American Students Applying to Elite Colleges

There was an excellent segment recently on HBO’s “Vice News Tonight” that followed the stories of two Asian American students and one African American student applying to elite colleges from Glen Ridge High School in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. As regular readers of our college admissions blog know oh so … 

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Application Fees Around the Ivy League

Curious to know the application fee for undergraduate admission at each of the eight Ivy League schools last year? Stay awake at night wondering no more. We’ve got this data for our readers. Brown University, Harvard University, Princeton University, and University of Pennsylvania each charged $75 per application. Cornell University, … 

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Record Applications to Yale’s Class of 2023

Yale University has received a record number of applications to its Class of 2023. In all, the school has received 36,829 applications — including both Early Action and Regular Decision applications. Last year, this same figure stood at 35,305. So total applications are up by a margin of 4.3% for … 

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UPenn Admissions File

Christy Qiu, a first-year student at the University of Pennsylvania, was curious to see her admissions file a year after earning admission to the elite Ivy League institution. Maybe she thought she’d see a treasure trove of analysis about her coursework, her grades, testing, admissions essays, extracurriculars, family background, and … 

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Early Round for the Class of 2023 Around the Ivies

Which Ivy League schools had record Early Decision / Early Action cycles for the Class of 2023 and which schools had not-so-record years? Wonder no more. We’ve got that information for our readers. Hint, hint. It was a trick question. And why? Because every Ivy League school that has reported … 

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The Seuss Legacy at Dartmouth

Audrey Geisel, widow of Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, died at the age of 97 at her home in La Jolla, California this past December. And we hated writing that sentence — not only because we’re sad that Audrey died but her life is by no means encapsulated by … 

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