High School Extracurriculars Are Like Vegetables

It’s the start of the New Year, which means a new turn at trying to stick to resolutions. At Ivy Coach, we wish to propose one such resolution for high school students: eat more of the right types of vegetables. Our local market sells 50+ different types of vegetables by … 

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Harvard College Applicants

There is an article in today’s “The Harvard Crimson” that chronicles the stress many Harvard College applicants endure during their childhood and early adulthood as they travel down the path to Harvard College. The article describes students and parents alike who make it their life mission to gain admission to … 

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Community Service as a Factor in Admissions

Hi Ivy Coach, My name is Hannah Sentenac, and I’m with FoxNews.com. I am currently working on a story about student volunteering and a part of the story is how participation in such activities factors into college admissions decisions, especially for the top colleges. Below I’ve posted the questions I … 

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Admissions Counselors Actually Read

According to an article in today’s “New York Times,” “Applications to selective colleges and universities are reaching new heights this year, promising another season of high rejection rates and dashed hopes for many more students:” “Harvard said Wednesday that it had received a record number of applicants — 27,278 — … 

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