The Answer Sheet: getting into the 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)

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)

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)