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Class of 2028 College Admissions Statistics: A Year in Review

Some of America's elite universities have yet to release overall acceptance rates for the Class of 2028. That said, of the top-ranked schools that have released data, this year's acceptance rates are mostly slightly lower than last year.

March 28, 2024

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Tufts University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Over the last four years in which Tufts has turned to its waitlist, the university admitted an average of 13.19% of waitlisted candidates.

March 27, 2024

Stanford University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted at Stanford University? If so, learn about Stanford's historical waitlist admissions statistics and how Ivy Coach can help!

March 26, 2024

Georgetown University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Georgetown University has turned to its waitlist each year the school has reported its figures to The Common Data Set. Learn more!

March 26, 2024

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Regular Decision Notification Dates for Class of 2028

When will Regular Decision notifications come out for the 2023-2024 admissions cycle? Not every highly selective university releases Regular Decision admissions decisions on the same date.

March 26, 2024

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College Likely Letters: Everything You Need to Know

Why do colleges send Likely Letters? Which applicants receive Likely Letters? Learn all about them!

March 25, 2024

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The Meaning of College Likely Letters

Did you recently receive a Likely Letter from a top school? Learn what a Likely Letter means!

March 25, 2024

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Ivy Coach’s Secret to Beating the Waitlist and Earning Admission

Over the last 30+ years, around 40% of students who have first come to Ivy Coach after being placed on an elite university's waitlist have earned admission.

March 22, 2024

What Are Your Chances of Getting In to College After Being Waitlisted?

Contrary to popular belief, being waitlisted is not the same as being rejected. Every student has a chance of admission. Learn more!

March 21, 2024

How to Write a Waitlist Appeal Letter

Some call it a Letter of Continued Interest. Others call it a Waitlist Appeal Letter. Learn how to approach writing a letter after being waitlisted!

March 21, 2024

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Do Colleges Track Applicants’ Website Visits?

Elite colleges measure Demonstrated Interest. But they don't measure a candidate's clicks on their website!

March 20, 2024

Duke University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted to Duke University? Find out Duke's waitlist acceptance figures over the last few years to discern your chances of admission.

March 19, 2024

Columbia University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

While Columbia cryptically fails to release its annual waitlist admissions statistics, the Ivy League school regularly turns to its waitlist.

March 19, 2024

MIT Waitlist Acceptance Rate

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology turns to its waitlist more often than not. Check out MIT's waitlist acceptance rates over the years.

March 18, 2024

University of Chicago Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted to the University of Chicago? Find out the UChicago waitlist acceptance rate and statistics through the years!

March 17, 2024

When Do College Waitlist Decisions Come Out?

Timelines can vary for waitlisted students to hear their fate. Ivy Coach can offer a better sense of when they're most likely to hear back.

March 15, 2024

Colby College’s Career Center Helps Grads Find Employment

Through its Pay It Northward Initiative, Colby College's career services department helps secure jobs for graduating seniors.

March 14, 2024

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College Letters of Interest: What Getting Mail from a School Really Means

Many top colleges mail letters of interest to prospective applicants. But these letters don't mean the recipients have a strong chance of getting in.

March 12, 2024

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Senior Year Courses and Grades in College Admissions

Senior-year course selection and performance in said courses significantly affect the highly selective college admissions process.

March 11, 2024

Carnegie Mellon University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Learn about Carnegie Mellon's history of turning to its waitlist. We've got CMU's waitlist statistics dating back over two decades.

March 9, 2024


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