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Best Colleges Rankings

It's that time of the year again for the annual publication of the 2020 US News and World Report Rankings. Last year, I was featured in the US News and World Report 2019 edition where I discussed some of my more nuanced strategies and thought…

How Early Should You Prepare?

How early should you really be preparing for college admissions? I get this question asked all the time. The short answer: the earlier, the better. Because I can certainly tell you that there are students who are preparing as early as 5th…

The Rise of the Elite

What factors drive a university to the top of the rankings like US News and World Report that has sparked so much debate and controversy from the eyes of the public and media every year? Why are some universities better than others? In light…
Personal Statement

The Winning Personal Statement

The essay or personal statement is the most important part of the college admissions process. There are tens of thousands of high achieving students with 4.0 GPA’s, 1600 SAT scores, strong leadership and community service activities, and…
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Ivy League Schools

Every Ivy League school has its own set of characteristics and attributes that define its traditions as an institution. Although they have a long history dating back to 1636 with the establishment of Harvard, followed by Yale in 1701, and…
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2018 Results Are In!

The 2018 results are finally in for the Class of 2022! 75% of IvyCollegeAdmit students were accepted into Ivy League universities. This year, I worked with a total of 16 students for the 2018 application cycle for the Class of 2022. Needless…
High School

Let me tell you a story...

Let me tell you a story. Imagine that you had a friend named John.John was a varsity track and field athlete, volunteered at a senior citizen center, and was involved in some non-profit, but only had decent but not stellar grades and scores.…

College Admissions Landscape

Even with admissions rates dropping to all time lows... My students have done remarkably well in the college admissions process. And I mean incredibly well, gaining spots in the top 6 universities in the country, including multiple acceptances…