The Answer Sheet: getting into ivy league


Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Harvard’s unofficial early admissions process

Harvard University doesn’t have an official early admissions process, but some students still learn before everybody else whether they are being looked on with favor by the admissions folks. Meanwhile, the current early admissions seasons is the toughest ever for some schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  college admissions, college admissions process, dartmouth university, early action, early admissions, getting into ivy league, harvard admissions, harvard university, how to get into college, ivy league, ivy league admissions, university of michigan, yale university

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 06/28/2010

Haitian-American teen gets into 4 Ivy League schools

A first-generation Haitian-American teenager talks about being accepted into four Ivy League schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions | Tags:  cc, getting into the ivy league, haitian american accepted into four ivy league schools, ivy league admissions, teen accepted into four ivy league schools

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2010

Getting real about super-selective colleges

Bruce Vinik, a college admissions counselor, writes about why students who seem to be perfect in every way don't get into the school of their dreams.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions | Tags:  brown admissions, college admissions, columbia admissions, getting into harvard, getting into stanford, getting into the ivy league, harvard admissions, ivy league, selective colleges and applicants, who gets into harvard