The Parent Who Doesn’t Listen to College Admissions Advice

Every several years, we encounter a parent who enlists our services who doesn’t want to hear the advice we have to offer. Maybe the child has several Bs and even a couple of Cs yet the parent’s dream is that her son attends Harvard, Yale, Princeton, or Stanford. That student, … 

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Terrible College Admissions Advice

There is an editorial up on “The Huffington Post” by Melissa Chen, who works as a private college consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. The piece is entitled “I’m a College Admissions Consultant, and I Tell My Students to Get Bs.” Our first thought, upon reading the title of … 

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Free College Admissions Advice

Parents and students often call in saying that they have a few questions for us. They then get right to it by telling us about themselves (or their child) before launching into longwinded questions. We sometimes wonder how they even know they’re not speaking to themselves since we often don’t … 

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College Admissions Advice

At Ivy Coach, we offer a whole lot of college admissions advice to our clients. We guide them through the process and help them avoid the mistakes that too many college applicants make year after year. We give them advice on their activity sheets, on securing terrific letters of recommendation from … 

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