Admissions

The Ivy League Squeeze Rocks On

Just when you thought things couldn't get any tighter in elite admissions, all but one Ivy League school managed to squeeze its applicant pool a little more this year. The onslaught of applicants from around the world continues unabated as high school seniors everywhere dream of Ivy. Unfortunately, for most of those applicants, their quest remains a dream, if not a nightmare.

Last Thursday afternoon at 5 o'clock, I was sitting at my computer watching the various Ivy threads on the College Confidential discussion forum. As usual, server response time slowed a bit as I began checking the “Class of 2021" acceptance results.

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