Princeton Admissions

This past Thursday, the Princeton Tigers took on the Kentucky Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Ivy League’s representative in the 14th seed proved a formidable opponent, pushing Kentucky to the final seconds when a Wildcat layup clinched a 59-57 victory for the 3rd seeded favorites. … 

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College Admissions Parenting

There is a great opinion piece in this month’s “The Atlantic” titled “The Ivy Delusion.” In the article, Caitlin Flanagan writes about various parenting styles of mothers and how these styles can influence the college admissions outlooks of their children. She describes different archetypes of mothers from the Amy Chuas … 

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College Applications

There is an article in today’s “Los Angeles Times” that discusses how high school seniors are applying to more colleges than ever before. It must have been a slow news day with all of the rain in LA as this is not a new trend in college admissions. Rather, it’s … 

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College Admissions Glitch

The University of Delaware made a major error this past Friday when the admissions office accidentally sent out acceptance decisions to 61 applicants. It was not Delaware’s intention to admit these applicants and after the weekend they were informed of the true decision. Writes Ellen Tumposky in an “ABC News” … 

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Business School Rankings

“US News & World Report” has come out with its annual rankings of graduate business schools. The rankings were a bit different from last year’s business school rankings with Stanford University and Harvard University flipping slots. This year, Stanford took top prize. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) is also … 

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College Athletics

March Madness Impacts Admissions Statistics. Tomorrow, the NCAA Tournament begins and so we thought it would be nice to share with you a story about how one team’s Cinderella run in the NCAA Tournament impacted the university. While this particular school is not a highly selective college where we typically … 

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