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Do Colleges Look at Weighted GPA?

Admissions officers don't evaluate GPAs in a vacuum. Whether students submit weighted or unweighted GPAs, a greater context is needed.

July 6, 2023

SCOTUS Ends Affirmative Action for Colleges: A Statement

Ivy Coach issues a statement on the Supreme Court's outlawing of Affirmative Action. What will the decision mean for college admissions?

June 29, 2023

Why It’s Important to Be Honest in College Admissions

Honesty matters big time in the highly selective college admissions process and life. Every detail of a college application must be true.

June 28, 2023

What Are the Most Profitable College Majors?

Learn which majors lead to the most profitable careers. And read our insights on the lifelong value of attending a top university.

June 24, 2023

Texas High School Class Rank

Students in the top 6% of their graduating Texas high school classes enjoy automatic admission to the University of Texas at Austin.

June 19, 2023

If You Got Rejected by Almost Every College

If you get rejected by almost every college you apply to, strongly reconsider your approach as a transfer applicant.

June 15, 2023

Is Wharton Global Youth Program Worth It?

Attending the Wharton Global Youth Program will not improve a student's case for admission to Wharton or any other elite institution.

June 7, 2023

Do Colleges Look at Attendance in Admissions?

While high school absences are often featured on transcripts, only an alarming number of absences can hurt a student's case for admission.

May 31, 2023

What Is the Difference Between a College and a University?

Are you uncertain about the difference between a college and a university? Let's dive into what differentiates colleges from universities!

May 25, 2023

Stereotypes of Elite Schools and Ivy Leagues

Are you curious to learn some stereotypes of America's elite universities, including the Ivy League schools? Learn them from Conan!

May 22, 2023

What Is a Liberal Arts College and What Should Students Know?

What is a liberal arts college? Learn about the emphasis America's top liberal arts colleges place on the undergraduate college experience.

May 20, 2023

Boston College campus at sunset

Boston College Transfer Acceptance Rate & Statistics

Interested in transferring to Boston College? Check out BC's transfer admission rates and statistics through the years!

May 13, 2023

What To Do After You Get Accepted to College

If you earned admission through an Early Decision policy, there's nothing more to do as you made a binding commitment to attend if admitted. If, however, you earned admission through Early Action or Regular Decision, you might have some decisions to make in the following days.

May 9, 2023

First Generation College Students Advantage

First-generation students, students who will be the first in their families to attend college, enjoy an advantage in college admissions.

May 4, 2023

Can Juniors in High School Apply to Colleges?

While students can technically apply to America's top colleges as juniors in high school, doing so does not serve their cases for admission.

May 2, 2023

Your Son Didn’t Get Rejected Because He Is White

Your son didn't get rejected by America's elite colleges because he's white. White students earn quite regularly to America's top colleges.

April 28, 2023

A tower is featured at UCLA on a sunny day.

UCLA Acceptance Rate and Statistics

Check out UCLA's acceptance rate over the last 24 years. We've got UCLA's admissions figures from the Classes of 2027 through 2004.

April 12, 2023

Class of 2027 College Admissions Statistics: A Year in Review

Many elite universities have released Regular Decision notifications to the Class of 2027. Check out the admission rates at these schools!

April 2, 2023

Yes, Where You Go To College Matters

Where you go to college matters for career earning potential. Graduates have the highest earning potential from America's top colleges.

March 29, 2023

What Does ‘Waitlisted’ Mean in College Admissions?

What does it mean to be waitlisted? It means you were neither accepted nor denied admission. You're in the middle ground. Learn more!

March 27, 2023


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