Ivy League Admission Tips: Applying as an Underrepresented Minority, Part 1

At top colleges, the term underrepresented minority (URM) is used narrowly to refer to black, Native American, and Hispanic applicants; admissions rates among these groups have been historically low. Top colleges strive to create racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse classes, ...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Regular Decision, Early Decision, and Early Action, Part 2

In our previous blog post, we examined the differences between applying regul...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Regular Decision, Early Decision, and Early Action, Part 1

When the time finally comes to send in your college applications, you’ll have to choose when and how to apply. Usually, high school students can choose between applying regular decision, Continue reading

Ivy League Admission Tips: Pursuing Entrepreneurism

One of the foremost characteristics college admissions officers look for in applicants is the ability to innovate. Top colleges want...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Topics to Avoid in the Personal Essay

The personal essay is one of the most important components of the Common Application—it gives you a chance to show the admissions officers who you are and how...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Choosing the Right Courses

Most high school students are aware that their academic performance will be one of the decisive factors in the college admission process. As a result, some college applicants try to achieve the highest GPA possible and pay little attention to the quality of their course load, thus ignoring this important compon...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Strategies for a Strong Transcript

A competitive transcript is one of the most important elements of an outstanding college admissions profile. If your grades are excellent and re...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: Test Prep Strategies

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Ivy League Admission Tips: Faculty and Trustee Recommendations

The college admissions landscape in the United States has never been more competitive; the most selective colleges and universities have very high expectations for their applicants. Therefore, crafting a strong college admissions profile can be challenging, especially without proper guidance. Ivy Leagu...
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Ivy League Admission Tips: How to Approach Financial Aid,
Part 2

As we explored in our previous post, financial aid may be one of the most important factors to consider when Continue reading