Parental Stress & The College Application Process

Description: Informational Video on Parental Stress & The College Application Process. College Consulting from Ivy Coach. Transcription: Larry King: Hello and welcome back to “Larry King Live.” Today we are here with a young woman who is not famous. She is neither the child of celebrity nor a pop culture

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Common Mistakes on The Activity Sheet

Description: Informational Video About Common Mistakes on The Activity Sheet. Learn How to Properly Fill Out Your College Application. Transcription: Jim: Have you filled out your activity sheet yet for the common application? Zoe: I just did last night. I put down so many activities the colleges will think I’m

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On Getting the Right Teacher Recommendations

Description: Watch an Informational Video on How to Get the Right Teacher Recommendations. Learn which Teacher to Ask and How to Approach Them. Transcription: Friend: Hey, Michelle, who are you going to ask to write your letters of recommendation? Michelle: I was thinking of asking my English teacher from junior

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What Not to Do on a College Interview

Transcription: Interviewer: Good afternoon. Shall we begin our college alumni interview? Tell me about yourself. Interviewee: Oh, that’s vague. Well, I’m honest, open, and sincere. I like to hang out with my friends. I… Interviewer: Go on. Interviewee: I really am passionate about music. Interviewer: Okay. What’s your favorite book?

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How to Get Great Letters of Recommendation

Description: Informational Video About How to Get Great Teacher Letters of Recommendation for College Applications. Learn How to Secure the Best Possible Letters! Transcription: Charlotte: I am here with my English teacher, Mrs. Wilson. I asked Mrs. Wilson if she could write my letter of recommendation for college a while

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Counselor Recs

Description: Watch this video from Ivy Coach on how college applicants can secure terrific letters of recommendation from their guidance counselors. Transcription: Mrs. Reed: Hello Michael. It’s nice to meet you. I wish I had met you earlier as I have to write your counselor letter of recommendation this weekend and I haven’t had

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On Avoiding Negativity in College Essays

Description: Watch an Informational Video on Avoiding Negativity in College Essays. College Admissions Essays Assistance from Ivy Coach. Transcription: Becky: Ugh. I have to write my personal statement this weekend. My parents have been hounding me for weeks about college essays. Megan: Oh, I know, me too. What are you going to

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Common App Personal Statements

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tt8sbeXBFEU&feature=player_embedded Description: College applicants too often use quotes in college essays when their own words would be much better. College admissions counselors want to hear what you have to say, not what Albert Einstein had to say. Transcription: Queen Elizabeth: Why Albert Einstein, what are you doing here? Albert Einstein: Hello,

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Legacy’s Role in Admissions Decisions

Description: Watch an Informational Video on Legacy’s Role in College Admissions Decisions. College Admissions Consulting from Ivy Coach. Transcription: Thomas: Hello. We are about to present you a scenario after which we are going to ask you which of our children has the greatest chance of admission to Yale. Rebecca: You will

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On Honing Your Own Unique Talents

Description: Video on Honing Your Own Unique Talents for College. College Consulting from Ivy Coach. Transcription: Father: Hello, son. I think it’s time we discuss the topic we have been putting off for some time. You’re at that age. Son: Oh, my G-d. Oh, my G-d. Father: You are going to

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