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Ivy Day meme
09
Apr

Visiting all eight Ivy League campuses in one day

IvyAchievement founder and CEO Ben Stern sought to commemorate “Ivy Day” (the day all eight Ivy League colleges release their admissions decisions) by visiting all eight schools. Ben recruited Columbia student Mohak Sharma (who transferred from Drexel University) to come along for the ride. Ben formulated an ambitious plan: 5am depart Ithaca, New York (quick stop on … Continue reading Visiting all eight Ivy League campuses in one day

27
Mar

Ivy Day Grand Tour – Visiting all 8 Ivy League Schools

This Wednesday, May 28, 2018 is “Ivy Day,” when all eight members of the Ivy League release their undergraduate admissions decisions. In honor of Ivy Day, our founder and CEO Ben Stern will become the first person to visit all eight schools in a single day. (We don’t think this has ever been done; if you have … Continue reading Ivy Day Grand Tour – Visiting all 8 Ivy League Schools

Preview of Ben Stern's IvyAchievement International Admissions and Financial Aid Guide
27
Sep

Introducing Ben Stern’s IvyAchievement International Financial Aid and Admissions Guide

Click here to view Ben Stern’s newly released IvyAchievement International Financial Aid and Admissions Guide!  Data includes: College city and state Number of undergraduates Percent of undergraduates who are international students Fixed costs (tuition, fees, room & board) without aid Financial aid policy (need-blind with full need met, need-based only, merit-based only, both need-based and merit-based, … Continue reading Introducing Ben Stern’s IvyAchievement International Financial Aid and Admissions Guide

25
Mar

The IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants: Part II

About this Guide The IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants is meant for college admissions professionals, Indian parents and students, high-school counselors, and anyone curious about how and why Indian students come to the United States and Canada. It contains material already familiar to each audience, but from the perspective of an American counselor who has … Continue reading The IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants: Part II

In November 2016, Delhi suffered some of the worst smog in its history.
17
Mar

Heat and Smog: the IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants, Part I

About this Guide The IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants is meant for college admissions professionals, Indian parents and students, high-school counselors, and anyone curious about how and why Indian students come to the United States and Canada. It contains material already familiar to each audience, but from the perspective of an American counselor who has … Continue reading Heat and Smog: the IvyAchievement Counselors’ Guide to Indian College Applicants, Part I

ACT scores for UIUC applications from India
07
Feb

How competitive is UIUC computer science admission? A quantitative study of Indian applicants

Benjamin P. Stern Founder & CEO, IvyAchievement Jump to: Data collection Test scores are important for UIUC admissions UIUC computer science admissions statistics Non-CS applications at UIUC UIUC CS+X admissions Conclusion Introduction The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is the flagship state school of Illinois, the fifth-most populous state of the United States. With an overall … Continue reading How competitive is UIUC computer science admission? A quantitative study of Indian applicants