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Elite universities seek singularly talented students, not well-rounded ones. Learn about the importance of extracurricular activities!
April 24, 2023
John Thompson Jr., Former Georgetown University Basketball Coach, Died Today. Thompson Helped Make Georgetown What It Is Today.
August 30, 2020
LGBTQ Representation In The Sport Of Swimming Has Historically Been Strong. The Sport Could Stand To Embrace Its LGBTQ Athletes. Learn More!
July 19, 2020
Stanford University And Dartmouth College Recently Announced The Elimination Of Certain Varsity Athletic Teams. Learn More About The Cuts.
July 9, 2020
Brown University Has Eliminated Some Of Its Varsity Sports. Learn More About Brown's Cost-Cutting Decision Made During This Pandemic!
June 15, 2020
Ivy Coach is all about students working at Starbucks and we're totally against the notion of mission trips. Does this surprise you?
August 18, 2016
Admissions officers at the most highly selective colleges across America sure do value work experience. They really do.
July 25, 2016
College summer enrichment programs are typically a waste of mom and dad's resources. Attending these programs can even hurt one's chances for admission.
July 28, 2015
Will Wharton Summer Programs Help You Get Accepted? Learn Why We Advise Against Wharton’s LBW Summer Program & Summer Enrichment Programs.
June 12, 2015
Well-rounded college applicants are not what highly selective colleges like the Ivy League colleges seek. They want singularly talented applicants.
June 4, 2015
Ivy Coach is featured in "The New York Observer" today in a piece entitled "Can Video Game Classes Get Kids Into College?" written by Helaina Hovitz.
February 1, 2014
Summer college enrichment programs are essentially a waste of one's time and money. You heard it here first.
August 1, 2013
There was an article in "Bloomberg" recently that discusses the price parents will pay to send their children to expensive college summer programs.
July 18, 2013
Summer activities matter for highly selective college admission. And fancy-pants activities just aren't necessary. They can even hurt your candidacy.
May 23, 2013
Many folks believe that performing community service is essential in order to gain admission to highly selective colleges. These folks are wrong.
May 22, 2013
Community service and college admission don't have to go hand in hand. Working in a soup kitchen is not a prerequisite to getting in.
June 25, 2012
In college swimming recruiting, you best be honest about your times. It is so very easy to verify them online! And it's only right!
June 21, 2012
One of the advantages of being a runner in the college athletic recruiting process is that applicants tend to know where they stand.
June 14, 2012