Category Archives: Duke University

Tough Year For Early and Regular Applications

Our thanks to George Fan and College Kickstart LLC for compiling the follow statistics to help us understand student outcomes for college admission in fall 2016. Independent consultants and school-base counselors alike saw some of their top students wait listed … Continue reading

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March Madness For Real –Part II

At Duke University, Durham NC, each year the students inhabit a tent city which they call “Krzyewskiville” after Duke’s men’s coach, Mike Krzyewski, on campus in anticipation of Duke’s participation in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.  The university has strict … Continue reading

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March Madness For Real—Part I

IESolutions recently visited Duke University, Durham NC:  an elite, private university which is also a leading contender most years in the NCAA “March Madness” men’s basketball tournament.  Bill Morris, in the 2/24/13 New York Times, delved into the culture of basketball at … Continue reading

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IES Visit to Duke University

Students looking for a northeastern-feel university with milder weather, and who have the credentials to be thinking about the Ivies, ought to look towards Duke University in Durham, NC. Just minutes away from a truly southern university, University of North … Continue reading

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