Talented Ivy League Applicants

We often wonder why a parent thinks that just because their child has near perfect grades and test scores that he/she should be admitted to the college of their choice. While we have written a ton of blogs and been quoted in the press time and again about this, we … 

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Applicants to the Ivy League

Does it surprise you to know that applicants to the Ivy League — even ones who don’t earn admission to one of the eight Ivy League institutions — earn more money than do students who don’t apply to Ivy League colleges? It shouldn’t. Students who even think of applying to … 

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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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