Ivy League Admits

Urban Prep Academy in Chicago, a charter school that has received quite a bit of media attention the last couple of years (including features on CNN and “World News with Diane Sawyer,”) made an announcement recently that two of its graduates are Ivy League admits for the Class of 2015. … 

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Admission to Ivy League

A former Yale University professor, Bill Deresiewicz, told Stanford students that they, like their Ivy League counterparts, are “hoop-jumping, teacher-pleasing sheep.” According to the Stanford Daily’s take on Deresiewicz, “Elite university education is deficient because admission criteria are more than 100 years old; what admission offices look for in an … 

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Completing the Common Application

Colleges that subscribe to the Common Application are on the rise…again. So next year, expect the most competitive college admissions class ever with more college applications than ever before! Only we know that this isn’t really the case. Next year’s admissions class will not be significantly more competitive than the … 

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