Ivy League Football Upset

After defeating Princeton University last week at Yankee Stadium, Dartmouth College had two games remaining on its schedule to cap an undefeated season. With Cornell University and Brown University its remaining two opponents, an undefeated season appeared all but inevitable — particularly as the Big Green (8-1 overall, 5-1 in … 

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University of Virginia Class of 2024 Early Applications

The University of Virginia received 2,157 Early Decision applications to its Class of 2024. As we previously reported, UVA reinstated an Early Decision policy this year to go along with its Early Action policy. The 2,157 students are only students who applied under the university’s binding Early admissions policy. It … 

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UPenn Class of 2024 Early Decision Applications

Early Decision applications to the University of Pennsylvania dropped this year — rather precipitously. In fact, applications were down for the Early Decision round at UPenn by a margin of 14% from this time last year. In all, 6,088 students made binding commitments to attend UPenn as members of its … 

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Harvard Law Admissions Changes

Harvard Law has announced some changes to its admissions policies. Students applying through the school’s Junior Deferral Program, which allows juniors to apply to the law school under the condition that they defer their enrollment for a minimum of two years provided they pursue meaningful work or scholarship in the … 

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Happiness at Brown University

Are students at Brown University generally happy? The answer, according to a fall poll conducted by The Brown Daily Herald, is yes. Of Brown students surveyed, 33.9% identified as very happy and 53.7% as somewhat happy. Meanwhile, 8.2% of those surveyed identified as not very happy, 3.2% as don’t know, … 

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Veterans Applying to Brown University

In an effort to double the number of undergraduate veterans on campus in the years to come, Brown University has announced that veterans of America’s military will now be able to apply under their need-blind admissions policy. Previously, Brown’s “need-blind” policy only applied to “first-year, first-time US citizens, permanent residents, … 

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Thank You For Your Service

We love to hear people thank our service-members for their dutiful service to our nation. “Thank you for your service” is a beautiful expression that relays gratitude and appreciation for wearing the uniform of our nation. But we believe thanking service-members for their selfless devotion to duty is not enough. … 

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Yale’s Changing Student Body

Yale University’s student body is a whole lot more diverse than it was even just a few years ago. In fact, Yale’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently released data on the changing demographics of their student body over the past four years. The admissions office presented this data to Yale … 

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The Ivy League Matchup of the Season

On the 150th anniversary of the first college football game ever played, a game that featured Princeton University, and the 250th anniversary celebration of the founding of Dartmouth College, two unbeaten teams — Princeton (7-0 overall and 4-0 in Ivy League play) and Dartmouth College (7-0 overall and 4-0 in … 

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UChicago’s Rising Tuition

Within just a few years time, the annual cost to attend some of our nation’s most elite universities will reach six figures. And make no mistake — it is our nation’s most elite universities that set tuition benchmarks across the land. The reason? It all traces to the fundamental economic … 

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