What You Can Learn From Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard

A case in U.S. District Court in Boston that has garnered much attention in the general press and especially in academic circles is Students for Fair Admission, Inc., v. President and Fellows of Harvard College. Simply put, read more

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Faculty Salaries at Top-Tier Institutions

A college professor can have a life-altering effect on a student. This occurs often at top-tier institutions where the faculty-to-student ratio is low. The best professors impel students to challenge the conventional wisdom of the society around them. They teach … read more

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The University of Chicago and the Study of Economics

For years, there have been disparaging one-liners about the University of Chicago that are enjoyed most by its students and alumni, such as, “The place where fun comes to die” and, “The circle of hell Dante forgot”. This … read more

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Class of 2022 Early Admission Results

A number of highly selective colleges and universities recently released the results of their Early Action (EA), Early Decision (ED), or Single Choice Early Action (SCEA)  admissions processes. Once again,  a surprisingly large number of applicants with excellent test scores … read more

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Yale Wins Ivy Gridiron Title – First Since 1980

Yale’s football team has won or shared the Ivy title 15 times since the League’s formation in 1956, but they’ve suffered a championship drought for 37 long years. The Bulldogs ended their dry spell on Saturday,

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Top-Tier Colleges That Produce Rhodes Scholars

Given the intense competition for admission, if you aspire to attend an Ivy League or similarly elite college, then you’re an ambitious person. Perhaps you’re even more ambitious than that and have set your sights on one

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Top-Tier Colleges Listed Among the Most Innovative Schools

If applied to the latest U.S. News survey that recognizes America’s most innovative schools, the headline above could be, “Surprising University Ranks First in U.S. News List of Most Innovative Schools”. For the third consecutive year, Arizona State University was … read more

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Can Colleges Unreasonably Rescind Offers of Admission?

The administrators of the Irvine campus of the University of California managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory this year. Their victory was in receiving 104,000 applications for the Class of 2021, the third largest number of applications … read more

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Is Small Still Beautiful at Dartmouth College?

Dartmouth College, founded in 1769 in the bucolic hills of northern New Hampshire, is a private, highly selective institution and one of the eight Ivy League schools. It has a total enrollment of only 4,307 students in its undergraduate programs, … read more

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Harvard Social Clubs May Lose Right of Association

For many students, membership in a fraternity or sorority is a key element of their college experience. Their social lives as undergraduates are centered on their association with fellow club members. They form intense friendships

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