Tag: ivy league

 Gilman School Student is Accepted by All Eight Ivy League Colleges


At the age of six, Gilman School senior Mekhi Johnson heard a radio story about a student who was accepted at all of the Ivy League schools and told his mother, “I’m going to do that one day.”

Ivy League vs. State University: Which is the Better Financial Decision?


Hi Whit,

My wife and I are having a problem deciding what to do about our daughter Kathryn’s college decision.

On the one hand, we and Kathryn are thrilled that she was accepted to an Ivy League school, but on the other hand, she could also go to the state university which has an excellent honors program. The difference is that we would have to pay over twice as much for the Ivy, the one that Kathryn wants to go to.

Baltimore Student Gets into Six Ivy League Schools

Photo via WJZ
Photo via WJZ

Darius Johnson is in a difficult –but envious–position. The senior at Poly has received acceptance letters from 15 schools so far, including six Ivies. “When I was applying for college, I didn’t really think I would have all of these choices to make.  I sort of just thought it would be two places would accept me and I would have to choose which one is the cheapest. But now, I have all of these options,” Johnson told WJZ. Oh yeah: He’s also the first in his family to attend college.

UMBC Ranks Among the Ivies



What do Dartmouth, Princeton, Yale, and Brown all have in common? Duh; they’re all Ivy League schools. But here’s a trickier question:  What do Dartmouth, Princeton, Yale, Brown, and UMBC all have in common?