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Oct
20
2014

College Applicants – Keep These Ivy League Admissions Stats in Mind!

As many of you may already know, the Early Decision/Early Action deadlines for many universities are soon approaching, and this also includes the deadline for early application to the Ivy League. November 1st is imminent, and if you’re a senior thinking about applying to an Ivy League university you should be almost finished with your application by now.

Nov
01
2013

Deadlines for Early Admission at many universities pushed back due to Common Application errors

With deadlines for early admission to the nation’s colleges and universities looming, a new version of the online Common Application that is used by over 500 schools has been riddled with malfunctions; in turn, alarming students in the process and putting admissions offices weeks behind schedule.

Over recent weeks, numerous colleges and universities have postponed early application deadlines citing the technical issues stemming from the use of the Common Application.

Mar
20
2012

Why Jeremy Lin was not accepted to Stanford

Are you getting caught up in Linsanity? Even if you’re not a fan of the NY Knicks or follow the NBA, it’s hard not to be inspired by the Harvard graduate who has won the media’s attention for not only his play on the court, but for his perseverance in fulfilling his dream to make a unlikely splash in the NBA, as an Ivy Leaguer and Asian-American.

Dec
16
2011

Ivy League application deadlines: Regular decision

Brown University
Supplement to the Common Application: January 1, 2012
Common Application for first-year students: January 1, 2012
Decisions mailed/released: On or around April 1, 2012
Please note that the Supplement must be submitted before the Common Application

Columbia University
Common Application for first-year students: January 1, 2012
Deposit deadline for admitted Early Decision candidates: January 17, 2012

Jun
15
2011

Important Facts about the Ivy League

A little bit of history…
The Ivy League was founded in 1954 and it is one of the most diverse intercollegiate conferences in the country with over 8,000 athletes competing each year. Sponsoring 33 men and women’s sports, and averaging 35 different sports teams at each school, the Ivy League provides students intercollegiate athletic opportunities for more men and women than any other conference in the country.

Feb
25
2011

Harvard and Princeton reinstate early action programs

Harvard and Princeton universities announced that next fall, incoming first year students will be able to take advantage of an early application deadline and in turn, receive notification by mid-December. Unlike early decision, these early action plans are nonbinding so admitted students can submit applications to other schools should they need to consider merit scholarships.

Feb
18
2011

Hail to the Chief

In honor of President’s Day Aristotle Circle took a look at the academic careers of our country’s 44 leaders. The results may surprise you. While there is no doubt that many of the American presidents have been extremely well educated, not all of them attended college and of those that did – not all graduated. Over time, education has gotten more important, since 1953 all of the US presidents have held college degrees. Our last two elected leaders have both had Ivy League educations and graduate degrees. George W.

Jan
26
2011

A new set of business school standards

Harvard recently revamped its MBA program following a growing trend of interest on new principles set forth in the 2010 book Rethinking the MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads by Harvard Business School professors Srikant M. Datar, David A. Garvin, and research associate Patrick G. Cullen.

Dec
15
2010

Musings Of A Private Elementary School Mom In Los Angeles (And Her Husband)

Shortly after we enrolled our daughter in a private elementary school in Los Angeles, my husband, Barry, told me he thought he was a scarce commodity at the school: a dad who worked at a “real job”. Terms like "hand me down money" and "born on third base, but thought they hit a triple", have been tossed about in our conversations. You get the picture. At the time, Barry was CEO of a company with thirty locations around the globe. He wasn’t exactly working 9-5.

Nov
09
2010

What can you learn from the class of 2014?

Nearly 2 million US students began their first year at a four-year college this fall – are you hoping to join them next year? Here are some simple stats – along with insights from Jonathan Stroud, Dean of Admissions at Cornell College, about the latest the class of 2014 that will help you compare your own profile to successful applicants.

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