At Ivy Coach, we are proud to offer pro bono college admissions assistance to a select number of veterans of the five branches of the United States armed forces each year. While we used to offer our pro bono college admissions assistance to a select number of first generation college students, to underrepresented minorities, to students from low-income families, etc., it was difficult for us to determine with certainty if students really were from low-income families (we’d ask for their tax papers) or if students even really were going to be the first in their families to attend college.
But with veterans, it’s easy for them to provide proof for us to be able to verify their service. And in the years we’ve been offering college admissions assistance to veterans on a pro bono basis, we’ve found that many of them are from low-income families or would be the first in their families to attend college or are underrepresented minorities. So assisting exclusively veterans on a pro bono basis checks all our boxes. They also — overwhelmingly — check off another important box for us: they’re nice. We have a rule that has guided our business for a quarter of a century and that is to only work with nice people. It’s a rule that has served us well.
If you’re a veteran interested in applying to a highly selective college — either for first-year admission or for transfer admission, do inquire about Ivy Coach’s pro bono college admissions assistance. It’s a service that is only for you. And if you’re female, know that we are especially looking to assist female veterans this year since we tend to work with more male than female vets. It’s our way of fostering parity.