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What are Ivy League Universities? Why are they so overhyped?

 

League Universities are considered as best Universities for their academic excellence, selectivity in admission and social elitism. The members of Ivy League Universities consist of Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University. Due to the name recognition and reputation Ivy League Universities possess, majority of students and their parents prefer to admit their children in its members. Because of the hype and popularity Ivy League Universities have attained over the years, any diploma or degree from an Ivy League University can open several opportunities for students and employers prefer hiring candidates having Ivy League universities degrees. But there has been a major debate about the accountability and overhype Ivy League Universities have gained on international level. Some support them and some not. The reasons behind overhype of Ivy League Universities are enlisted below:

All the 8 members of Ivy League Universities are oldest Universities of America. The oldest member of the league is Harvard University which was developed in 1636 and the youngest member is Cornell University established in 1865. The Universities have completed decades of maintaining their top tier education standards and high caliber. They have rich history of academic excellence of a century.

  • Rich History

The names of Ivy League Universities speak for itself. All the 8 members of Ivy League Universities own top most positions in all prestigious higher education rankings for several reasons. A short course diploma or a degree of Ivy League Universities are considered top rated and all inclusive across the globe.

  • Name Recognition

A graduate from an Ivy League University does not have to worry about his career. He/She will have options to choose from. All major companies and recruiting firms will take Ivy League Degree holders first hand.

  • Guaranteed Career Success

There must be some unique feature that has been contributing in continuity of excellence of Ivy League Universities and that certainly is having best teachers in world. They are called world’s best Universities because they have world’s best teachers. The teaching faculty of Ivy League universities is expert, professional, efficient, instrumental and superlative in their subjects.

  • World’s Best teachers

The entire desideratum of higher education process from conceptual approach, examinations, teaching techniques, extracurricular activities, research, knowledgeable outlook and approach, decision making, all inclusive comprehension of subjects and overall academic fundamentals required for every course is being provided to alumni of Ivy League Universities.

  • Personification of Excellence

The Ivy League Universities have set a caliber which the rest of the American higher educational institutes are following to match. They are example settlers and founding members of current education standards in America. It’s rare that any higher studies student belonging from any part of the world has not heard of Yale University or Harvard University, such is a standard and reputation of Ivy League Universities in America. They are called as gold standard of higher education of America.

  • Gold Standard of American Higher Education

The Ivy League Universities have set a caliber which the rest of the American higher educational institutes are following to match. They are example settlers and founding members of current education standards in America. It’s rare that any higher studies student belonging from any part of the world has not heard of Yale University or Harvard University, such is a standard and reputation of Ivy League Universities in America. They are called as gold standard of higher education of America.

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