Harvard to the Big Dance

Harvard has punched their ticket to the Big Dance! Ivy League basketball isn’t exactly the best basketball in the country. Schools like Duke and Kentucky don’t compete in the Ivy League. But the Ivy League does get an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament and the representative of the Ivy League has … 

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Applications and Ivy League Basketball

Sometimes the best marketing a school can do happens naturally. When a university advances far in March Madness, that school often sees a boost in applications the subsequent year. Since students apply in Regular Decision by January 1st, it’s too late to boost the applications for the next class but … 

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Harvard Wins

Harvard wins! Congratulations to the Harvard University men’s basketball team and head coach Tommy Amaker on their dramatic win this afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament! The Cinderella twelfth-seeded team from Cambridge took down the fifth-seeded Cincinnati squad in a tightly contested game (closer than the score … 

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Harvard Advances to NCAA Tourney

Someone once left a comment on one of our blogs asking why we write about Ivy League sports…we’re supposed to be an Ivy League admissions consulting firm. Well, hello, some of our students are recruited athletes at Ivy League schools for starters. And we don’t just write about college admissions. … 

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Harvard Basketball Team

Tommy Amaker, the highly regarded head coach of the men’s Harvard basketball team, has made no mention to the press about the two key players missing from this year’s roster. Those two key players — Kyle Casey (the leading scorer) and Brandyn Curry (the ball-handler who runs the point) — … 

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Cheating at Harvard

We recently wrote about the Harvard cheating scandal, a scandal that involved possibly 125 students in a government class entitled “Introduction to Congress.” “The New York Times” is now reporting that two of these 125 students were the co-captains of the Harvard men’s basketball team. Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry, … 

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