Opportunity to Speak Directly to College Counselor

The first step to working with Ivy Coach is through the free consultation in which we answer questions about our service offerings. During this free initial consultation, prospective clients are paired with the counselor they’d be working with should they subsequently wish to sign up for our services (and should … 

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Fees of College Consultants

There was recently a piece up on “CNBC” that focused on how more and more students these days are turning to private college consultants in the hope of earning admission to the Ivy League. The piece, written by Jessica Dickler, focuses on the dwindling number of school counselors available to … 

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A Global Private College Consultancy

When over 26% of high-achieving high school students have acknowledged using private college counselors as they navigate the admissions process, you can bet the figure is actually a whole lot higher. After all, in our experience, most students and their parents don’t like to admit they had help earning admission … 

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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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College Consulting Service

Students and parents often approach us to inquire about our college consulting service. Sometimes they want to get to know how our services work and ask us questions about how we operate. That’s pretty normal and we back it! We always encourage students and parents to peruse the thousands of pages … 

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College Consulting

Mark Sklarow, the Executive Director of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association), an organization we’ve been a member of but nonetheless believe to be somewhat of a joke (what a waste of $600 a year!), reports that an AP poll indicates high school students are not happy with the college counseling … 

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College Consultants

A study at the Harvard Graduate School of Education points out that the percentage of college applicants who have college consultants providing college admissions assistance to them is on the rise. This should come as no surprise. In fact, the author of the study, Alexis Brooke Redding, finds, “‘22% of … 

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College Consultant

A study by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, an organization we’ve been a member of but pretty much think is a joke, did something worthwhile for a change of pace. They found that 26% of high-achieving students hire a college consultant. So the long held belief that a college consultant is … 

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