Former University of Pennsylvania Admissions Officer

Are you the parent of an 8th grader? Or maybe you’re the parent of a senior? In either case, of if your child happens to be in 9th, 10th, or 11th grades, we recommend Ivy Coach’s one-hour evaluation, which we offer with our own Jayson Weingarten, a former admissions officer … 

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UPenn Admissions File

Christy Qiu, a first-year student at the University of Pennsylvania, was curious to see her admissions file a year after earning admission to the elite Ivy League institution. Maybe she thought she’d see a treasure trove of analysis about her coursework, her grades, testing, admissions essays, extracurriculars, family background, and … 

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UPenn Class of 2023 Early Decision Statistics

It was a banner Early Decision cycle for the University of Pennsylvania’s admissions office this fall. In all, the university received 7,110 applications to its Class of 2023 under its binding Early Decision program. Of these students, 1,279 got in. This marks an Early Decision admit rate of 18% for … 

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Penn and Coalition for Access

Ivy Coach has been featured in “The Daily Pennsylvanian,” the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania. The topic of the piece, one authored by Sydney Schaedel, is the Coalition for Access, a new platform through which students can apply to various universities (including the University of Pennsylvania) beginning next admissions … 

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UPenn Change in Admissions Policy

Ivy Coach is referenced today on the pages of the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania, “The Daily Pennsylvanian.” The piece, written by Tiffany Yau, is entitled “Students, applicants respond to Penn’s changed testing requirements” and it focuses on how the admissions office at the University of Pennsylvania will no … 

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Applying Early to Penn

Thinking about applying Early to Penn or another highly selective college? If you’re not sure whether you want to apply Early Decision to a school with an Early Decision policy, ask yourself if this is the school you most want to attend. If the answer is yes — and you … 

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