Class of 2023 Early Admission Results for Top-Tier Institutions

Most top-tier colleges and universities have announced the results of their early admission cycles for the Class of 2023. Many of these institutions reported a record-high number of early admission applicants, continuing the trend of the last decade.

Some admissions … read more

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Top-Tier Schools Replace SAT Essays With Graded Papers

In a change in admissions policies announced earlier this year, two Ivy League universities, Princeton and Brown, stated that they’ll require applicants to submit graded papers as part of the 2018-2019 cycle. These new policies closely follow the announcements that … read more

The Best Top-Tier Schools for the Performing Arts

Any student who has been on stage and experienced the adrenaline rush of performing may wish to consider singing, dancing, or acting as a career. As in any other profession, success in the performing arts calls for intensive training. A … read more

Should Ivy League Football Take the Next Step?

If you’re an Ivy-bound, high achieving high school student, chances are you’re focused on your academics and service projects and not paying much attention to college sports. But, then again, you might be a student-athlete who dreams of being an … read more

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Transfer Students Add Value to Top-Tier Colleges

Today, more than one-third of college students transfer at least once in the process of earning a bachelor’s degree. The reasons why top-tier institutions haven’t accepted more of these transfer students aren’t clear. Is it hauteur, a fixation on high … read more

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Two 2019 Elite College Rankings That Measure ROI

The decision that their son or daughter will attend an elite college or university to which they have been admitted calls for a substantial financial commitment from even an affluent American family. Tuition, room, board, and fees for a bachelor’s … read more

Physics and Astronomy at John Hopkins University

When you hear about Johns Hopkins University in the news, it often concerns one of two renowned organizations affiliated with the school — the Applied Physics Laboratory and the Medical School and Center. Less noted but equally renowned  are the … read more

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Rankings of Top-Tier Liberal Arts Colleges

The liberal arts are those fields that cultivate intellectual ability rather than technical or professional skills. The term “Liberal Arts & Sciences” has been used since the advent of the medieval European university, when the seven liberal arts were taught … read more

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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Make the Most of Your College Interviews

If you’re a high school senior, you’re now fully engaged in the application phase of your college admissions campaign. As busy as you are, you may still wish to take a little time to plan for interviews.

Are you … read more