NCAA Basketball and Admissions

Is there a correlation between how far a university’s basketball team advances in March Madness and how many applications that university receives the subsequent admissions cycle? You bet there is. Indeed we’ve been writing about the impact of a school’s March Madness run on admissions figures for many years — … 

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The Upset of Upsets and College Admissions

In one of the great upsets in the history of sports and in the greatest upset in the history of the NCAA Tournament, #16 seed University of Maryland, Baltimore County defeated #1 ranked University of Virginia this past weekend. And UMBC did so in fashion — by a margin of … 

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