A Misinformed Ivy League Applicant

There’s a piece in “Business Insider” entitled “A perfect ACT score couldn’t get this student into Yale, Princeton, or Stanford, and he says it’s because he’s Asian-American” by Abby Jackson that we figured we’d comment on. The piece focuses on Michael Wang, a student with a perfect ACT score who … 

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Ivy League Reject

There is an article up on “Bloomberg” by Stephen Mihm entitled “The Dark Chain of Events to Your Kid’s Ivy League Rejection” that we feel needs a response. In the opinion piece, Mihm, an associate professor of history at the University of Georgia, walks readers through the history of Ivy … 

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Unsuccessful College Applicant

There’s a piece in “The Huffington Post” by high school senior Erica DeMichiel entitled “What the College Application Process Taught Me” that chronicles the plight of a student who didn’t get into her dream colleges but persevered nonetheless. Unlike that other student’s piece that appeared in “The Wall Street Journal,” … 

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Denied College Applicant

We figured we’d post one last time about denied college applicant Suzy Weiss since our posts about Suzy are among the most popular on our blog of late. If you’re not already aware of who Suzy Weiss is, Suzy wrote an editorial in “The Wall Street Journal” in which she … 

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