The Athlete’s Advantage in the Ivy League

Do recruited athletes have an advantage in the Ivy League admissions process? Oh come on, Ivy Coach, don’t dumb it down for us — of course they do! During the Early Decision / Early Action round (depending on the school’s policy), a significant percentage of seats in an incoming class … 

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Ivy League Quitters

There’s an interesting editorial in “The Huffington Post” that we wanted to bring to the attention of our loyal readers. Written by Jennie Shulkin, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, and entitled “Ivy League Quitters: The Costs of Being an Ivy Athlete,” the piece discusses how many students who … 

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Ivy League Athletic Recruiting

Want an Ivy League athletic recruiting tip? Do your research. What do we mean? Well, let’s say that you’re a rising high school senior who hopes to swim in college. Specifically, you’d like to attend Princeton. You’re a backstroker who goes a 1:02 in the 100 back and a 2:12 … 

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Ivy League Athletic Recruits

For those current Brown University fencers, wrestlers, and women’s skiers (as well as prospective applicants to the university who want to compete in those sports and other Ivy League athletic recruits / current student athletes), we’d like to remind you of a little story in the hope that it will … 

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Brown University Athletic Recruitment

Fencers, wrestlers, and women’s skiers interested in applying to Brown University, you may want to think twice in choosing your first choice college. For these sports, Brown University athletic recruitment is coming to a halt due to budget cuts (which with athletic teams typically centers on Title IX). The teams … 

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