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What Are Harvard Likely Letters?

Harvard has no plans to phase out Likely Letters. It’s one of the only tools in their toolkit to ensure very promising applicants will matriculate.

June 7, 2024

Dartmouth Hall, with its white bricks and black shutters, is featured at Dartmouth College.

Country Club Sports at Ivy League Schools

There is no justification for giving the children of the country club elite an express lane into the Ivy League.

June 7, 2024

A view of Dartmouth College's Green.

Dartmouth College Graduate Salaries by Major

Dartmouth ranks as the Ivy League school producing the third-highest earning graduates, just behind Princeton and UPenn.

June 6, 2024

Four mannequins are featured in preppy wardrobes.

Ivy League Style: From Past to Present

The students of the Ivy League were the originators of the “preppy” style many of us know and love today.

June 5, 2024

Harvard Yard is featured from under a tree.

Ivy League Donors: A Financial Response to Antisemitism

Some donors chose to cease giving money to their alma maters this year in light of the schools’ unacceptable responses to antisemitism.

June 4, 2024

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LGBTQ+ Life at Harvard University: Past, Present, and Beyond

LGBTQ+ life thrives on Harvard’s campus. A number of institutional resources and student-run groups have been created to support LGBTQ+ students.

June 2, 2024

The 1912 edition of the Yale Whiffenpoofs is featured, posing on a set of steps at Yale.

Ivy League A Cappella Groups

A cappella groups in the Ivy League are among the oldest in the nation.

June 2, 2024

Students walk under a yellow tree outside Robinson Hall at Dartmouth College.

Do Ivy League Schools Prefer Early Admission Applicants?

The Early round acceptance rate across the Ivy League is considerably higher than the Regular round acceptance rate.

May 29, 2024

Students walk up the Widener Memorial Library steps at Harvard University.

Do I Need Perfect SAT/ACT Scores to Get Into an Ivy League?

Even students at the bottom of the Ivy League testing distribution were still scoring well-above the national median.

May 28, 2024

A student walks in front of McNutt Hall at Dartmouth College.

How Much Do Ivy League Athletic Coaches Get Paid?

It's alarming that the salaries of coaches of men's teams outpace those of women's teams at each of the eight Ivy League institutions.

May 21, 2024

Soldiers Memorial Gate is featured at Brown University.

Does Brown University Give Athletic Scholarships?

No Ivy League athletic conference school gives athletic scholarships -- including Brown University. Here's why.

May 21, 2024

A student walks under a glass bridge connecting two buildings at Dartmouth College.

10 Entrepreneurs from Ivy Leagues & Elite Schools

Let's take a look at some of the top entrepreneurs from around the Ivy League and other top schools.

May 18, 2024

A red brick building is featured at Harvard University beyond a patch of grass.

Do Ivy League Schools Offer Financial Aid?

Cornell and Dartmouth offer optional student loans as part of some financial aid packages, whereas the remaining Ivies are committed to no loans.

May 17, 2024

Woodland Walk is featured at night at the University of Pennsylvania.

How Does UPenn Review Applications?

Penn offers applicants the chance to apply to a variety of dual degree programs that span the various undergraduate colleges.

May 16, 2024

A student walks across The Green at Dartmouth College.

How Much Does an Ivy League Degree Matter?

It’s a popular argument to suggest that where you go to college doesn’t matter. Yet the data belies the argument.

May 15, 2024

The natural sciences building, Schermerhorn, is featured at Columbia University.

Does Volunteering Help with Ivy League Admission? 

The most competitive applicants engage in activities for which they have a genuine passion, whether these activities have a service component or not.

May 14, 2024

Baker Library is featured on a cloudy day at Dartmouth College.

4-Year and 6-Year Ivy League Graduation Rates

Ivy League schools pride themselves on their many markers of success, and a high graduation rate is one of the most important of these markers.

May 14, 2024

A lawn surrounds red brick buildings at Harvard University.

Does Harvard Use Racial Quotas in Admissions?

While Harvard has, for years, despicably discriminated against Asian American applicants, they have not used quotas to do so.

May 13, 2024

A red brick building with a green door is featured at Harvard University.

How to Get Into Harvard University

Getting into Harvard is no small feat. Every year, countless students with perfect grades and test scores face rejection. But all hope is not lost.

May 9, 2024

A columned building with a Latin inscription on top is featured at Harvard University.

Which Ivy League Schools Are Considering Eliminating Legacy Admission?

If a mother attended the undergraduate university you're applying to, you're a legacy. If an uncle did, you're no legacy!

May 3, 2024

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