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Student loans are worth it, says former Ivy League admissions officer

Elvin Freytes has worked in student affairs, recruitment, and admissions at Northeastern, Boston U, Columbia, Berkeley, Michigan State, and now Touro Graduate School of Education. In this week’s interview, we discuss most impressive applications, why student loans are worth it, most memorable essays, roadblocks for international students, and how to approach writing applications with congruence.

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The little-known scandal behind cheating into the Ivies

  • Here’s the little-known scandal behind cheating into Ivy Leagues. Parents are involved. What is it?
  • Some scholarship offers are scams. What are signs you’re getting ripped off?
  • Harvard grad students on strike demanding better treatment. What do they want?