Yale University in Singapore

Yale University is partnering with the National University of Singapore to create a college in Singapore, the first school for Yale that is not located at its New Haven, Connecticut campus. Yale’s venture into Singapore is in line with the trend of American universities to broaden their global outreach by … 

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Ivy League International Applicants

So far, below is the current breakdown of the percentage of admitted students hailing from outside of the United States to six of the eight member colleges that comprise the Ivy League: Brown University: 14% Columbia University: 16% Dartmouth College: 7% Harvard University: 10% University of Pennsylvania: 11% Princeton University: … 

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College Rejection

There is an article on “ABC News’” website today that suggests pointers for students denied by their top college choices. Here is a breakdown of the advice of the psychologists whom “ABC News” interviewed: – “Be realistic.” You weren’t the only person who got rejected. Tons were rejected. It happens … 

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Ivy League Admissions

You may be reading how admission rates at many of the top colleges and universities, including Ivy League admissions rates, are down across the board this year. And it’s all absolutely true! The admission rates at these colleges are lower than ever before. But here’s a question for you: If … 

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Ivy League Recruiting

There is an article in today’s “Brown Daily Herald” that discusses how elite consulting, banking, investment, and law firms target Ivy League students. In a study conducted by Lauren Rivera, an assistant professor of management and organization at Northwestern University, it was found that graduates of Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, … 

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Ivy League Interviews

There was an article in yesterday’s “Bloomberg News” entitled “Ivy League Alumni Quit Admissions Interviews As Success Slips” that tells the story of alumni of Ivy League colleges disenchanted with the alumni interview process. Many alumni of Ivy League colleges and other prestigious universities across the nation sign up to … 

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Harvard College Applicants

There is an article in today’s “The Harvard Crimson” that chronicles the stress many Harvard College applicants endure during their childhood and early adulthood as they travel down the path to Harvard College. The article describes students and parents alike who make it their life mission to gain admission to … 

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College Admissions Flaws

There is an opinion piece on “The Huffington Post” by John M. Eger in which Mr. Eger criticizes the college admissions process. In fact, Mr. Eger compares the college admissions rat race to the lottery when he writes, “Is who gets admitted to one of America’s coveted universities each year … 

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