How To Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

January 20, 2015

“If you’re an A student, a D or an F could certainly do it,” says Bev Taylor, founder of Ivy Coach, a college admissions counseling practice. “If you got some Cs, the college would probably just ask you to explain your grades and see if you had a valid reason for their drop.”

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Need Blind Admissions Is a Lie

Bev Taylor

July 24, 2014

While it may seem preposterous that all applicants would need financial aid, when you don’t take into account their financial need, colleges run that risk.

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Unacceptable Changes to the Common Application for College Applicants

Bev Taylor

January, 22 2013

Beginning this fall, the Common Application is imposing a strict 500-word limit on the personal statement. While our students have always complied with college essay word limits, many applicants ignore directions and upload longer essays. We at Ivy Coach have no issue with word limits, but we do have an issue with what the Common Application is proposing to do to enforce it.

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