It Was No Harder to Get Into Harvard in 2019 Than It Was in 2018

There are lots of misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process floating out there in the universe. A core objective of this college admissions blog is to debunk those misconceptions. One such misconception goes like this: It gets harder and harder to get into elite colleges each year. Suggesting … 

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Debunking Widespread College Admissions Misconceptions

One of the core objectives of our college admissions blog is to debunk commonly held, widespread misconceptions about the college admissions process. These misconceptions are often perpetuated not only by students and parents navigating the admissions process but also by school counselors, admissions officers, and, well, folks in line at … 

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What Colleges Say and What Students Hear

There is certainly a disconnect between what college admissions officers say to students and their parents and what students and parents hear. A piece by Valerie Strauss an in interview with Brennan Barnard and Rick Clark for “The Washington Post” entitled “The disconnect between what colleges say and what students … 

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Misconceptions About Admissions

One of the core objectives of our college admissions blog is to debunk misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process — misconceptions perpetuated by parents, students, uninformed school counselors (yes, there are informed ones too!), the press, your local baker, and even the colleges themselves. You didn’t think everything college … 

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Inaccuracies About College Admissions

A key objective of our college admissions blog is to correct misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process, misconceptions that are often put out there in the press for all to read. Today, we came across a piece in “The Sacramento Bee” written by Karin Klein, a freelance journalist … 

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Admissions Misconceptions

One of the chief purposes of our college admissions blog here at Ivy Coach is to demystify the highly selective college admissions process for all and to correct admissions misconceptions. Today, we came across an article in “The Boston Globe” that is abounding in inaccuracies about the highly selective college … 

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College Admissions Misconceptions

There are a number of misconceptions out there about the college admissions process! At Ivy Coach, we endeavor to correct these college admissions misconceptions! Misconception: “I can easily attain a 4.0 grade point average in high school if I don’t take any honors or advanced placement courses. Then, for sure, I … 

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