A Salute to Duke University

When one thinks about Duke University, the word ‘inclusivity’ may not come immediately to mind. Duke University, after all, is a university that has struggled in recent years with issues of race relations. From the Duke lacrosse scandal in which three Duke lacrosse players were falsely accused of rape to the … 

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Wharton MBA Dean of Admissions

Curious to know where admissions officers generally stand on the issue of LGBT equality? Well, we believe a picture is worth a thousand words. Or, in this case, a video is worth a thousand words. Maryellen Reilly Lamb is the Deputy Vice Dean, Admissions, Financial Aid, & Career Management at Wharton. … 

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LGBT Friendly Colleges in the South

“Campus Pride” has pointed out seven colleges in America’s South that are LGBT friendly. In a region of America that is known to not be the most LGBT friendly, these seven colleges proudly stand in defiance, for instance, of the gay marriage ban upheld by a judge in the Eastern … 

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LGBT Friendliest Colleges

“Campus Pride” has released its 2014 ranking of the LGBT friendliest colleges in America. We’ve been publicizing the results of this ranking for years as we at Ivy Coach firmly support efforts to get the word out about universities that do great work for the LGBT community and foster a … 

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LGBT at Dartmouth College

As you may know from reading our college admissions blog or from following the goings on at Dartmouth College, a select few members of Dartmouth’s LGBT community have expressed their anger at The College on the Hill. If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you also know that we … 

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Loyola University Chicago School of Law

As you may know from reading our blog — the most visited blog on the topic of college and graduate school admissions — we take great pride in correcting misconceptions about the admissions process and in pointing out injustices. On this note, we wanted to bring to your attention an … 

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Colleges Supporting LGBT Students

As you probably know from reading our college admissions blog, we have a habit of advocating for LGBT equality in college admissions as well as once the students get in and are on college campuses. We will sharply criticize a school for not supporting LGBT applicants or its LGBT students. … 

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Dartmouth LGBT

The Dartmouth LGBT community is getting a house! As you may know from reading our college admissions blog, we write quite a bit about the LGBT-friendliness of certain college campuses across the country. And so, today, we’d like to shower praise on Dartmouth College. As detailed in an article on … 

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LGBT and College Admissions

We recently received a message that made our day. The writer of the message, a student, wrote that Ivy Coach’s blog is a valuable resource for LGBT college and graduate school applicants. It sure is. We’re glad that this student has noticed how frequently we write about LGBT issues impacting … 

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LGBT Campus Climate

“Campus Pride” has released its annual list of the twenty-five most LGBT-friendly colleges and universities across the United States. Any college can be indexed by “Campus Pride” through a self-assessment of their LGBT campus climate. They do this through a 50-question questionnaire covering eight distinct topics: LGBT policy inclusion, LGBT … 

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