High School Extracurriculars Are Like Vegetables

It’s the start of the New Year, which means a new turn at trying to stick to resolutions. At Ivy Coach, we wish to propose one such resolution for high school students: eat more of the right types of vegetables. Our local market sells 50+ different types of vegetables by … 

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Activities Flaunting Wealth in College Admissions

One of the core objectives of our college admissions blog is to dispel misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process. And that’s precisely what we intend to do right now. There’s a piece up on “WBUR” by Fred Thys entitled “Kinder College? Some Schools Are Striving To Make Applying Less … 

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Expensive Summer Programs

Are you thinking of sending your child to a summer program at an elite university like Stanford or UPenn? Are you thinking attending such a program would improve your child’s case for admission to highly selective universities? If so, we’d urge you to reconsider your plans. It’s not that we … 

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