Ivy Coach’s Famously Accurate Crystal Ball Finally Got One Wrong

Over the years, Ivy Coach’s famously accurate crystal ball has predicted everything from universities going test-optional to our nation’s top colleges getting accused of not being truly need-blind to the slow but steady elimination of legacy admission to application surges at particular elite schools on the heels of deep March … 

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Our Crystal Ball Strikes Again

As loyal readers of our college admissions blog know oh so well, we’ve got a very accurate crystal ball at Ivy Coach that regularly offers readings on the college admissions process. Heck, our crystal ball has even been cited on the pages of America’s oldest college newspaper, The Dartmouth. It’s … 

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Ivy Coach’s Crystal Ball Strikes Again

Early December seems like an eternity ago in the world of highly selective college admissions. Back then, some asserted that Ivy Coach’s crystal ball forecast that Class of 2025 Early Decision / Early Action applications to our nation’s elite universities would surge, admit rates would plummet, and the schools would … 

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The Stars and College Admissions

Every year, we tell many of our students at Ivy Coach — after they’ve completed their applications and done all they can to give themselves the best possible shot for admission to their dream school(s) — to “find the nearest star and make a wish upon it.” And our students … 

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College Admissions Crystal Ball

At Ivy Coach, we have a crystal ball. When a parent asks if her daughter has a good shot of getting into, say, Dartmouth via Early Decision, we can make a very accurate prediction. How do we know our predictions are accurate? We’ve been in this business long enough to … 

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