Misleading Headlines on Applications This Fall

Headlines in college admissions are too often misleading. In a recent article up on Insider Higher Ed by Scott Jaschik entitled “Applications Are Decreasing,” Jaschik writes about how 8% fewer college applicants submitted applications through November 2 on The Common Application platform. He also writes how 60% of the 921 … 

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Working on College Applications

Two years ago, we were asked by a prospective client, “Why would I work with you on 10-20 college applications when 100% of your students earn admission to one of their top three college choices?” The mom’s question, delivered with a dollop or two of snark, felt more like a … 

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New College Application

Bev Taylor, Founder of Ivy Coach, has been quoted (well, somewhat misquoted this time!) on the pages of “The Daily Pennsylvanian,” the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania. In an article written by Bookyung Jo entitled ” Penn likely to join new college app platform, once it’s created,” it is … 

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Too Many College Applications

Is there a such thing as submitting too many college applications, you ask? There was an article a couple of days ago in “The New York Times” entitled “Applications by the Dozen, as Anxious Seniors Hedge College Bets” written by Ariel Kaminer that we figured we’d bring to the attention … 

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