A Hero of March Madness

Regular readers of our college admissions blog know that we write about March Madness because how deep a team advances in the NCAA Tournament can have a major impact on the university’s application numbers the subsequent admissions cycle. So to all you Northwestern fans, you bet we anticipate a surge … 

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Highly Selective Colleges in March Madness

Each and every March, we write about college basketball. And why? Because a university’s success in March Madness can have a major impact on the school’s admissions statistics the subsequent admissions cycle. Should a powerhouse basketball program go out in the first round, applications are unlikely to spike the next year … 

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Basketball and Admissions

Regular readers of our college admissions blog know that around this time every year, we write about March Madness. And why? Well, sure, we love college basketball but what our new readers may not realize is that March Madness has tremendous implications for various universities when it comes to admissions. … 

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NCAA Tourney and Admissions Stats

As you may know as a regular reader of our college admissions blog, when a university advances far in the NCAA Tournament, the school’s admissions statistics are impacted the subsequent year. Duke is a good example of this phenomenon. When Duke reaches the Final Four or beyond, more students will … 

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