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  • Columbia

    Ivy League Acceptance Rates Expected to be Lower

    Recently, we reported that the Ivy League received a historic number of early applications—breaking admissions records. This resulted in six of the eight Ivy League colleges reporting record-low early acceptance rates. The increase in applications continued to the Regular Decision round, and it is expected that the …

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    High School Juniors, Are You Taking These Steps?

    If you are a high school junior, there are only seven months left to impress your colleges before applications go live next August. With most of the top colleges, including all of the Ivy League, reporting a record number of applicants this year, we expect next year …

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    Ivy League Statistics for Early Admissions for the Class of 2021

    Each of the Ivy League colleges reported a record number of early applicants for the Class of 2021, making it the most competitive early applicant pool in the Ivy League’s history. So far, all of the Ivy League colleges, with the exception of Dartmouth and …

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    Winter Break Can Help Juniors Get Into College

    If you are a high school junior, winter break is an ideal time to catch up on your college preparations or get an extra edge ahead of the competition. As a junior in high school, there are only a few months remaining before you apply …

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    The (Dis)advantage of Being First to Submit A College Application

    When should you submit your college application? Is it more advantageous to be the first or last student to apply? The answer: It often does not matter. Many seniors and their families believe a student should submit their application as soon as possible—giving the college …

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    The Ivy Dean’s 2016 College Success

    The Ivy Dean had another successful year of college acceptances! For the 2015-2016 college admissions cycle, all of our students got accepted to a top college and many to the Ivy League. Among the many acceptances, our students got accepted to colleges such as: Columbia …

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    How to Get Off A College’s Waitlist

    Did you get waitlisted from your dream college? While it may be disappointing and even frustrating, you should not feel discouraged. As we report in a recent Huffington Post article, there are a few key steps to “dramatically increase your likeliness of an acceptance.” By …

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    How to Create a Successful College Strategy: Application Positioning

    Too often, students apply to college without a strategy or any thought to what space—position—they will fill at that college. Recently, we published an article, “The Perfect Position to Get into Top Colleges”, as a guide to finding your “position” and college application strategy. Any …

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    The Truth About Ivy League College Admissions

    The belief is that exceptional grades, high test scores and an assortment of extracurricular activities will give you a fighting chance anywhere. If you throw in the fact that a parent attended the college, that the student is an athlete, or that the student does …

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