Words in College Essays

At Ivy Coach, we love data. We consider ourselves to be the purveyors of Ivy League admissions data. Nowhere will you find more comprehensive information on admissions statistics than on Ivy Coach’s website. And we’re always intrigued by a Moneyball approach to highly selective college admissions. After all, it’s an … 

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College Admission Essay

We came across an editorial up on “The Week” written by Annabel Monaghan entitled “Why it’s impossible to write a good college admission essay” that we figured we’d share with our readers. Ms. Monaghan is the parent of a college applicant and she’s got some thoughts on college admission essays. … 

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College Essays About Nothing

Have you ever seen the TV show “Seinfeld”? If not, know that it was a major hit in the 1990’s and it served as a staple of NBC’s “Must See TV” Thursday night comedy block. It starred Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Michael Richards and it was a … 

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College Essays and Thanksgiving

It’s just about Thanksgiving and it’s wise to spend this break from school working on college admissions essays for the Regular Decision cycle. This applies to all students — even those who applied through Early Decision and Early Action policies. Why’s that, you ask? Because you won’t have time to … 

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College Essays for Admission

During these final weeks of summer, it’s time to write your college essays for admission. Many students choose to wait until the school year start. Often times, they do this simply because they’re procrastinators. After all, who wants to have to sit down and write all of your college essays … 

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