Harvard Admissions Case

The Dartmouth College case, which we wrote about yesterday, may be one of the most famous Supreme Court cases in American history, but there’s a Harvard admissions case currently before the courts that’s also raising some eyebrows. Regular readers of our college admissions blog know where we at Ivy Coach

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Applying to Harvard

Students applying to Harvard this coming year and in subsequent years might be frightened by a piece up on “Business Insider” by Abby Jackson entitled “Nearly 40,000 people applied to Harvard this year — experts say it’s harder than ever to get into elite schools.” But these students shouldn’t be

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Harvard Admission Suit

We’ve written before on the pages of this college admissions blog about the lawsuit facing Harvard University as it relates to discriminatory practices in admissions — concerned Asian American applicants. The case has not gone away. Rather, it’s progressing slowly. Harvard’s legal team (no, it does not include Reese Witherspoon

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Harvard Admissions Complaint Dismissed

The United States Department of Education has┬ádismissed the complaint brought against Harvard University by 64 Asian American groups. The complaint, one we’ve reported on extensively on the pages of our college admissions blog, received quite a lot of attention in the media, but — as we suggested from the beginning

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A Tribute To Richard Moll

Richard Moll, a former admissions officer at Harvard and Yale and Dean of Admissions at Bowdoin, UC Santa Cruz, and Vassar, was an inspiration to our Founder when she first got into the profession. Many in the highly selective college admissions community would argue that Richard Moll was a controversial,

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Harvard Admissions Decisions

Back in the day, students were able to conjecture whether or not they were admitted to a university by observing the thinness or thickness of the decision envelope. Their conjecture was often accurate as universities that admitted students included additional information about the university in the hope of swaying them

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Admission to Harvard

College seniors frequently say that the freshmen look younger and younger every year. Usually, it’s just their minds playing tricks on them. But in the case of incoming Harvard freshman Saheela O. Ibraheem, they’re not wrong. Saheela will be matriculating to Harvard College next year at the age of fifteen.

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Harvard Admissions

There is an editorial in today’s “Boston Globe” that the return of Early Action to Harvard makes the admissions process more equitable: “The admissions advantage for athletes has been a source of contention at Harvard for decades. A situation in which athletes get an early word, but few other applicants

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