High School Students Should Use This Time as a Reset

There is only so much meditation and only so many pushups one can do during these unscheduled days at home. In lieu of a Netflix binge, we would argue that there is no better time than the present for high school students and their parents to set up a one-hour … 

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The Power of the Postmortem Evaluation

A parent, who is not our client, recently wrote in saying, “My son, who was recently deferred, has already completed all of his other applications. So we don’t really need a postmortem service on the early school to apply for RD at other schools. We really just need help on the … 

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The Postmortem College Admissions Evaluation

As our nation’s most highly selective colleges release their Early Decision / Early Action admissions decisions, there will be some happy high school seniors as well as some dejected ones. For the happy high school seniors who applied to a school with a binding Early Decision program like Columbia, Dartmouth, … 

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Admissions Evaluation

Interested in a college admissions evaluation from Ivy Coach? One line we so often hear from the parents of rising seniors during the course of these students’ summer before their final year of high school goes something like this: “Isn’t it too late to shape my child into a competitive … 

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Postmortem Admissions Eval

Some folks who were not previously our clients have been writing in asking for help with their Letters of Enthusiasm to the schools that deferred them in the Early Decision / Early Action round. Once we’re on the phone together for a free consult and they mention the Letter of … 

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College Admissions Evaluation

When you apply to a highly selective college, you may wonder how many admissions officers actually review your application. We’ve discussed this a number of times before on our admissions blog but an article published a couple of days ago in “The Washington Post” sheds some good insight that we … 

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