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What are Ivy-Plus Schools?

Hey everyone! I've heard of Ivy League schools, but I recently came across the term 'Ivy-Plus' and I'm confused about what it means. Can someone explain the difference and if applying to Ivy-Plus schools is as prestigious as applying to Ivy League schools?

What are some examples of Ivy-Plus schools? Thanks for your help!

6 months ago

Hey there! The term "Ivy-Plus" refers to a group of elite colleges and universities that are often compared to the Ivy League schools in terms of academic excellence, prestige, and selectivity.

Ivy-Plus schools typically include a few additional elite institutions like:

- Stanford University

- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

- Duke University

- University of Chicago

- California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

- Northwestern University

- Johns Hopkins University

Applying to Ivy-Plus schools is seen as prestigious, given their highly regarded programs, faculty, and strong research focus. However, it's essential to remember that what makes a school prestigious or a good fit for you depends on your individual interests, goals, and needs. Always research each institution and consider factors like location, campus environment, academic offerings, and available resources when deciding where to apply. Good luck with your college search!

6 months ago

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