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The Need-Blind Admissions Lie Exposed

Many U.S. universities have long touted their need-blind admissions policies. Yet these policies often have no basis in reality.

March 8, 2024

Emory Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Check out Emory University's waitlist acceptance rate over the last few years.

March 8, 2024

University of Michigan Waitlist Acceptance Rate

The University of Michigan regularly admits students off its waitlist. Learn more about UMichigan's waitlist statistics and acceptance rates!

March 6, 2024

University of Notre Dame Waitlist Acceptance Rate

If your child was waitlisted to the University of Notre Dame, you're likely wondering if they have a genuine chance of getting in. Find out!

March 6, 2024

Fees of College Consultants

Learn more about the fees of private college consultants. And learn about the fees of Ivy Coach, the world's leading college consultancy.

March 5, 2024

NYU Waitlist Acceptance Rate

While New York University rarely publishes its waitlist admissions statistics, the school regularly admits students out of waitlist limbo.

March 5, 2024

Northwestern University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Over the last 30 years, 42% of students who first come to Ivy Coach after being waitlisted by Northwestern University have earned admission.

March 4, 2024

Cornell University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Cornell University has accepted students off its waitlist in all but three years over the last 24 admissions cycles. Learn your chances!

March 3, 2024

What Is a Good GPA?

Wondering what is a good GPA for elite colleges? It can be confusing since some high schools weight students' GPAs and some don't weight.

March 2, 2024

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Boston College Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Boston College keeps a waitlist each year for its undergraduate class, a waitlist that is not ranked. Learn more about BC's waitlist!

March 2, 2024

Which Colleges Are Still Accepting Applications in 2024?

If you struck out in the admissions process, consider checking out the list of colleges still accepting applications in April and beyond.

March 1, 2024

Washington University Waitlist Acceptance Rate (St. Louis)

Washington University in St. Louis sometimes admits hundreds of students off its waitlist and other times accepts no one from its waitlist.

March 1, 2024

Rice University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Rice University's waitlist acceptance rate has ranged from 0.05% to 11.94% over the last 14 admissions cycles. Learn about the Rice waitlist!

February 29, 2024

USC Waitlist Acceptance Rate

USC regularly accepts students off its waitlist. Learn more about your chances of getting into USC after being waitlisted!

February 28, 2024

Vanderbilt University Waitlist Acceptance Rate

Waitlisted by Vanderbilt University? Vanderbilt typically admits many students off its annual waitlist. Learn more about your chances!

February 22, 2024

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Lehigh University Admission Rates and Enrollment Statistics

Lehigh has been increasing the number of admitted students as they've expanded the size of their incoming class -- to 1,531 for the Class of 2027.

February 22, 2024

The Class of 2029 entrance is featured at Columbia University.

Anti-White Discrimination in College Admissions: A False Narrative

We can dismantle the tired white male disadvantage in admissions argument every which way, and parents will still make it year in and year out.

February 21, 2024

A bronzed statue of John Harvard at Harvard University is featured.

Is College Confidential Accurate?

College Confidential is essentially a platform for students and parents to write mostly nonsense and for others to accept it as truth.

February 21, 2024

A bronze statue of James B. Duke sits in front of Duke Chapel.

Duke University Tells It Like It Is: Honesty in Admissions

Duke's admissions leader, Christoph Guttentag, has a history of telling it like it is. Ivy Coach salutes him!

February 9, 2024

Waitlisted Students, College Waitlists, Waitlisted to College

A Must Read for Waitlisted Students: College Waitlist Strategies

Waitlisted students should submit powerful Letters of Continued Interest that aim to sway admissions officers to root for them.

February 6, 2024


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