The Impact of the Proposed NYC Specialized School Admissions Plan on Boys

As our readers may remember, we’ve previously reported on a proposed overhaul to the admissions plan at New York City’s specialized high schools, the most well known of which are Stuyvesant High School, the Bronx High School of Science, and Brooklyn Technical High School. In short, NYC Mayor Bill de … 

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Asian American Applicants to Stuyvesant

Headlines continue to swirl around the case brought by Students for Fair Admissions against Harvard University. The case, of course, concerns alleged Asian American discrimination in admissions decision-making at the storied university. Regular readers of our college admissions blog know where we at Ivy Coach stand on this particular issue … 

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Uproar Among Asian Americans Over Proposed Changes to NYC Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, widely considered to be New York City’s most unpopular mayor since the very nice but largely ineffective Mayor David Dinkins, is taking some heat for proposing changes to the admissions policies of certain elite New York City high schools. And why? Because his … 

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Proposed Admissions Change at Elite New York City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City’s most unpopular mayor since as long as we can remember (at least in our book), has proposed some changes to the admissions policies at eight of New York City’s specialized high schools. The most well known of these schools are Stuyvesant High School, the … 

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The Behind the Scenes Drama at Stuyvesant High School

Stuyvesant High School, a specialized high school in New York City, is a tuition-free school to city residents. With a focus in the STEM areas, Stuy is the single most competitive specialized school in New York City. Of the approximate 30,000 students who take the test every year in the … 

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