Duke University Applicants

For all students applying to Duke University hoping to be Cameron Crazies, if you ever wondered just how important Duke’s men’s basketball team is to the university, an article on “Forbes” gives you the bottom line. “Duke University is the top revenue generating men’s basketball program in the country, generating … 

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India University Admission

According to “The Times of India,” the Bombay High Court has instructed the University of Mumbai to put a stop to colleges granting illegal admission. Apparently, applicants that have not in one sitting passed their HSC exams, board exams given to students at the end of 11th grade, have in … 

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Medical School Rankings

In this year’s “US News & World Report” medical schools rankings, Harvard claimed the top slot yet again while  the University of Pennsylvania rose from 3rd to 2nd and Johns Hopkins University slipped from 2nd to 3rd. The University of Michigan has climbed into the Top 10 this year. Here … 

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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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