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Haven’t Received Your College Decision Email Yet? Check Your Spam Folder.

It's important to check your spam folder during the college admissions process. An important email from the college of your dreams might be there!

July 27, 2023

Is Stanford an Ivy League School?

While Stanford University is one of America's most prestigious educational institutions, it is not a member of the Ivy League. Learn more!

July 25, 2023

Different Criteria When Researching Which College to Choose

Many students overemphasize college majors and location when deciding on a college list. It's an ill-advised strategy. Learn why!

July 20, 2023

Why Do Top Colleges Use Legacy Admissions?

After the Supreme Court outlawed Affirmative Action, America's elite colleges can no longer continue to justify legacy admissions.

July 19, 2023

The Impact of Influential Letters of Recommendation in College Admissions

Many believe that securing a college letter of recommendation from an influential person will help big time. That's often not the case.

July 18, 2023

When Do College Applications Open in 2023?

Find out when The Common Application and The Coalition Application will go live for the 2023-2024 college admissions cycle!

July 14, 2023

Which College Has the Lowest Acceptance Rate?

Curious which of America's universities boasts the lowest acceptance rate? Right now, the answer is Harvard but it could soon be Caltech.

July 12, 2023

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


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