Where MIT Goes The Rest Do Not Follow

Loyal readers have likely discerned that there are quite a few recurring themes over the years on the pages of Ivy Coach’s college admissions blog. One such theme? Where Harvard leads, the rest tend to follow. If Harvard drops test score requirements, other elite universities soon drop test score requirements. … 

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Harvard Extends Test-Optional Admissions Policy

Over the nearly 30 years in which we’ve been reporting on elite college admissions, there have been many trends. Colleges doing away with legacy admissions. Colleges switching to virtual tours and information sessions due to the pandemic. Colleges delaying the reporting of admissions statistics. But one trend has remained a … 

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