You have not witnessed the barely contained viciousness of the Ivies, toward one another, when one non-donor, even impoverished, academic star gets accepted to two elites in the Early Round
How does one applicant get into two Ivy League schools in the early round? All of them have either ED or restricted EA, so that applicants are not supposed to apply to more than one of them in the early round.
two elites in the Early Round
you said Ivy. Epiphany said "elite"
Brains are considered a commodity to them even more valuable than cash. Brains along with talent, character, and internal motivation.
That is because they poach for brains for a specific "bucket". They have the spaces that they put aside for the people who financially support Ivies in the manner to which the have become accustomed.