Founder, Ivy Coach
Bev Taylor is a college counseling expert and the Founder of Ivy Coach. She is considered the leading authority of college admissions. This private college counseling veteran and former long-time high school college counselor at Massapequa High School on Long Island is often interviewed and quoted by the press. Ivy Coach has been referenced in everything from “US News & World Report” to “The Wall Street Journal” and “The Dartmouth.” If there’s an article or news segment on college admissions, chances are high that Ivy Coach is in it. Bev, as well as the firm she founded, Ivy Coach, is a member of NACAC, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.
College counseling expert Bev Taylor regularly conducts workshops on college admissions. She has presented seminars to school counselors, admissions officers, students, and parents at Columbia University, the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, the National Association for College Admissions Counseling, Peterson’s, NYSACAC, College Week Live, and more. The college counseling expert has discussed everything from how students can find their hook to why interest matters in college admissions. Indeed, colleges want students who love them back. Read More
She has a workshop on what not to write in college essays. Too many applicants make costly mistakes in their essays. In these presentations, she discusses how students should prepare for college interviews. She gives a very popular workshop that features college admissions case studies. You’d be amazed how many folks incorrectly predict a student’s chances. And the college counseling expert also conducts lectures on how talented students can stand out. Quite often, it’s not how you might think.
As a college counseling expert, Bev Taylor’s primary task is to match students with a college environment that fits their needs and goals. At Ivy Coach, our private college counseling team meets with students via Skype, FaceTime, and phone. We work with students from across the country and around the world. But regardless of where our students are located, count on exchanging quite a few emails with us! When it comes to your college essays, we demand excellence. And we help get it out of our students.
With our calm and nurturing approach during this stressful time, Ivy Coach helps maintain family harmony. All the while, we’ll help our students gain admission to the colleges of their choice. In the over quarter of a century that we’ve been in private college counseling, 100% of our students were admitted to one of their top three college choices. And 93% were admitted to their first college choice. See our We Get Results page for a complete listing of the colleges our students attend.