The Moneyball of Ivy League Sports

As our readers know, America’s elite colleges, including the Ivy League colleges, seek singularly talented students. One such singular talent can absolutely be a sport — provided the student is being recruited by the college coach at that institution for that sport. If a student swims but isn’t fast enough … 

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Ivy League Conference Tournament

As conference basketball tournaments are underway, we’d like to report on a change coming to Ivy League basketball in 2017. If you’re wondering why we report on Ivy League basketball when this is a college admissions blog, two things: (1) we write about all things Ivy League and (2) if … 

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Ivy League and Athletes

There’s a great op-ed in “The Columbia Spectator” by first-year student Josh Fram in which he writes about why athletes belong in the Ivy League. In the op-ed, Fram writes about how athletes on Columbia’s campus are often asked, “Oh…so you’re an athlete?” With this question, it’s implied that student-athletes … 

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