The Ivy Coach Daily

October 24, 2021

Applying Early Decision to Dartmouth

Ben Schwartz is a former Dartmouth College admissions officer.

Will your child be applying Early Decision to Dartmouth College in a little over a week’s time? If so, you might wish to have their application reviewed by a former Dartmouth admissions officer through Ivy Coach’s Senior Application Review. While there will certainly be mistakes that can’t be corrected at this late juncture, there will indeed be a whole lot of mistakes that can still be rectified — from descriptions of activities to topics of essays to specifics in that short 100-word Why Dartmouth essay. No, your child should not write that he or she wishes to go to Dartmouth because of their love for the great outdoors. It’s just not specific enough in a 100-word essay.

Ben Schwartz served for three years as an Assistant Director of Admissions at Dartmouth College. In the Dartmouth admissions office, Ben was responsible for evaluating applications and recruitment for applicants from the mid-Atlantic, the Midwest, sub-Saharan Africa, in addition to other regions. During his time in the Dartmouth admissions office, Ben read and evaluated over 3,000 applications for admission. He holds an undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College as well as an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and an MPA from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

If you’re interested in Ivy Coach’s Senior Application Review to go through your child’s Dartmouth Early Decision application, simply fill out our free consultation form, indicate Senior Application Review with Ben Schwartz at the bottom and we’ll then be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you!

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