Changes to Higher Education Act

As congressional Republicans push to pass a reauthorization bill to the Higher Education Act, many believe the changes to the act would significantly curtail the ability of low and middle-income students to receive financial aid. We at Ivy Coach are among them. In fact, in an article out today in … 

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Applications to Dartmouth’s Class of 2022

It’s been a banner year at Dartmouth College for its Class of 2022. The College on the Hill received 22,005 applications during the 2017-2018 admissions cycle, a 9.8% increase in applications from a year ago when 20,034 students applied to the school. These figures mark the combined total between the … 

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The Role of Legacy Admission at UPenn

A quarter of students admitted through Early Decision to the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 2022 are the children and grandchildren of UPenn alumni. That’s right — 25%. It’s an astounding statistic, especially considering legacy students made up only 16% of this year’s Early pool. Legacy students were almost twice … 

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2018 Ivy League Basketball Standings

A few games into conference play, the University of Pennsylvania currently sits atop the Ivy League men’s basketball standings. One of the reasons we follow these conference standings is because how far a team advances in March Madness can absolutely impact a school’s application figures the subsequent admissions cycle. Duke … 

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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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Why the Department of Justice Chose to Investigate Harvard

Why did the United States Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, choose to mount an investigation into the practice of Affirmative Action at Harvard University? We’ve heard this question asked several times over the last few weeks. Some folks are wondering: Why not Yale, Stanford, … 

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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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