The Alma Maters of Billionaires

Billionaire Alma Maters, College Rankings, University Rankings

UPenn graduates quite a few billionaires, as reports “Forbes.”

Wondering which university has graduated the most billionaires? Who doesn’t wake up with this pressing question about the alma maters of billionaires on their mind? Well, let’s satiate your curiosity. “Forbes” has come out with a ranking entitled “The 10 Schools That Produce The Most Forbes 400 Billionaires.” Nothing like a little bit of cross-promotion, right? Read more >

University of Pennsylvania U.S. News Ranking

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Ivy Coach was cited yesterday on the pages of “The Daily Pennsylvanian,” the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania.

The University of Pennsylvania, considered in many circles to be one of the easier to get into Ivy League colleges when stacked against others, has a history of ranking better than quite a few Ivies in the “US News & World Report” rankings. Read more >

2018 US News College Rankings

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The 2018 “US News & World Report” best national universities ranking came out today.

The 2018 “US News & World Report” college rankings came out today and, lo and behold, Princeton University has secured the top slot for the seventh year in a row as the top-ranked national university. Read more >

How Colleges Manipulate the Rankings

College Rankings, Manipulating College Rankings, The University Rankings

There is a fantastic editorial by Gary Saul Morson on the pages of “The Chicago Tribune” that focuses on how colleges manipulate their rankings.

‘Tis the season for college rankings — rankings that are indeed manipulable by colleges. If you happen to be the parent of a rising high school senior or if you’re a high school senior yourself, you know that college admissions officers are quick to state that they don’t give a lick about rankings in information sessions. Read more >

Highest Paid College Presidents

College Presidents, College Leaders, Compensation for University Presidents

“Forbes” has a piece on America’s highest paid university presidents.

Curious to know which American college presidents are the most well compensated? We know you couldn’t sleep last night because you were itching to know. Ok, maybe you didn’t lose sleep over not knowing the answer to this pressing question. But we’ll satiate your curiosity anyway. Read more >

College Alumni Giving Rate

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Princeton University once again tops the “US News & World Report” ranking for alumni giving rate.

Which university regularly tops the alumni giving rate rankings? Our regular readers may know this answer because we’ve mentioned it a time or eight or ten on the pages of our college admissions blog. As reported by “US News & World Report,” it’s Princeton University. Read more >

Brown and College Rankings

Brown College Ranking, US News College Ranking, Ivy League Rankings

Ivy Coach is featured today in Brown University’s newspaper.

Ivy Coach is featured today on the pages of “The Brown Daily Herald,” the newspaper of Brown University. A piece by Alex Skidmore entitled “Poll shows college rankings widely used by applicants” highlights the prominent roll that college rankings carry in the highly selective college admissions process. Read more >

Wall Street Journal College Ranking

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Yale University topped today’s “Wall Street Journal” college ranking.

‘Tis the season for college rankings. “The Wall Street Journal” has in fact released a college ranking this week, one based on graduation rates, salaries, and debt repayment. So it’s certainly a very specific kind of ranking. As articulated in a piece by Melissa Korn for “The Wall Street Journal” entitled “How Colleges Stack Up on the Payoff for Students,” “Students choose a college for all kinds of reasons—from the courses it offers to the quality of its football team—but in dollars and cents, the best measure of a good college is what happens after graduation.  Read more >

The US News College Ranking

US News Ranking, College Ranking, US News University Ranking

Ivy Coach is featured extensively today on the pages of the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania.

The “US News” college ranking is out. And Ivy Coach is featured today on the pages of “The Daily Pennsylvanian,” the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania. The piece, about this very ranking, is written by Julia Bell and it’s entitled “Penn was ranked #8 by US News & World Report — but what do rankings actually mean? Read more >

2017 US News College Rankings

2017 US News Ranking, College Ranking, US News Ranking

The 2017 “US News” college rankings are out.

The 2017 “US News & World Report” college rankings are out. In the world of highly selective college admissions, this is always an event worthy of a calendar notation because the “US News” rankings matter quite a bit. To colleges. To parents. To students. Read more >


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