The Secret Sauce of the US News Rankings

Curious to learn more about the all-important US News & World Report college rankings? As our loyal readers know, one of Malcolm Gladwell’s greatest fascinations has long been the college rankings and the pop psychologist is out with a new Revisionist History podcast episode called “Lord of the Rankings” that … 

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Brown University 2021-2022 Essay Prompts

Have you been waiting for months wondering what the Brown University 2021-2022 essay prompts will be? If so, the wait is over. The Providence, Rhode Island-based institution has released its admissions essay questions for this upcoming admissions cycle and we’ve got them for our readers. So what kind of questions … 

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2021-2022 Princeton University Essay Prompts

Wondering what the 2021-2022 Princeton University essay prompts will be? Well, wonder no more as the New Jersey-based institution has released the questions for this upcoming admissions cycle. As our regular readers know, Princeton did not offer an Early Action program last year due to the pandemic. They were the … 

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Top University of California Schools to Admit More Californians

Back in the day, it used to be easier to earn admission to a University of California school for out-of-staters as compared to in-staters. And why? Because out-of-staters paid higher tuition fees than residents of the state of California. Because the UC schools loved their tuition dollars, they favored the … 

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Stanford Football Recruiting

Let’s make it even easier for top football recruits as they seek to earn admission to America’s highly selective universities. And let’s make it easier for them — more so than anyone else — once they enroll. Said no one ever, except maybe football players, their parents, and coaches. Now, … 

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UPenn President Likely Next Ambassador to Germany

It looks like there will be an important opening at the University of Pennsylvania. UPenn President Amy Gutmann, who has served as the university’s leader since 2004 and is the longest reigning president of the Ivy League institution in its long history, is expected to be nominated to be the … 

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Those Crazy Parents Navigating Admissions

Ivy Coach’s free consultation is designed to answer questions about our service offerings. So you’d think people would just ask questions about our services. But, of course, people are people and people from time to time say the strangest things on these calls. So, today, we figured we’d share with … 

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Documentary on T.M. Landry Scandal

Whenever a salacious news story breaks, you can bet there are executives and producers in Hollywood who are seeking to either acquire life rights or acquire the rights of the material covering the story. But every once in a blue moon, a juicy story just happens to slip by. As … 

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