UChicago’s Slip in 2020 US News Ranking

The University of Chicago, a school that announced in June of 2018 that it was going test-optional in admissions, slipped in the 2020 US News & World Report college ranking — from a four-way tie for third in 2019 along with Columbia University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Yale … 

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The Example of the University of Chicago

Will other universities follow the example of the University of Chicago by dropping their requirement that applicants submit an SAT or ACT score? The University of Chicago is an elite school among elite schools. It is ranked in the latest “US News & World Report” ranking of colleges in a … 

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University of Chicago Goes Test-Optional

In a college admissions bombshell, the University of Chicago, one of our nation’s most elite universities, has announced that it will go test-optional for domestic undergraduate applicants beginning next year. In so doing, the school — which is ranked in a tie for #3 with Yale University in the 2018 … 

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A Salute to University of Chicago

We realized that we haven’t weighed in on the University of Chicago’s recent well-publicized stance on safe spaces on American college campuses. For those not familiar with so-called safe spaces, they’re in response to college students demanding protection from ideas and words they don’t necessarily like. And where do we at … 

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University of Chicago Admission

Brian Taylor, Director of Ivy Coach, is featured today in an article in the University of Chicago’s newspaper, “The Chicago Maroon.” The piece, written by Eileen Li, is entitled “Private college counseling companies see increase in use internationally” and, for a change of pace, it’s an article that does not … 

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