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What You Need to Get into the Ivy League

What You Need to Get into the Ivy League

For the class of 2021, the eight Ivy League schools, including Yale, Princeton, the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, and Brown, had a sum of 281,060 applicants. Less than 10 percent of these applicants got admission offers. Of all,...

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Anti-Racist Resources and What We’re Doing to Help

Anti-Racist Resources and What We’re Doing to Help

The virus. This unrest. It's a challenging world we're living in and I hope you are feeling safe wherever you are. For many, and especially our African-American friends, it’s been extremely disturbing to witness the recent acts of violence and racism here in the...

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Your Road Map to College Acceptance – Uniqueness

Your Road Map to College Acceptance – Uniqueness

Let's talk about the value of uniqueness. Today's students are often laser-focused on standards – metrics for success. GPAs and SATs. Percentile work. All of that is incredibly important, but there's another thing that's also important, not only in college admissions,...

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Which Ivy League School is Right for You?

Which Ivy League School is Right for You?

It's a question that we encounter on a regular basis: our students and parents want to make the best choices and get the right options for their families. We help to consult on all sorts of academic affairs. Our staff is knowledgeable and experienced in helping...

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3 Impacts Of Coronavirus On College Admissions

3 Impacts Of Coronavirus On College Admissions

The college admissions and college consulting industries have been fueled by international enrollment growth. But the spread of COVID-19 could change the landscape of college admissions for the foreseeable future. Here are three impacts we at Ivy Insight have identified as of February 2020.

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A Course of Entry – Admissions the Right Way

A Course of Entry – Admissions the Right Way

The Ivy League is, in some ways, a community like any other. Some might call it a “club,” but that seems a little pejorative, and it doesn't really represent an accurate picture when it comes to these institutions that have maintained their role in the American...

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3 Impacts Of Coronavirus On College Admissions

4 College Admissions Trends for 2020

In Forbes, I wrote about the 4 Trends Impacting U.S. college admissions in 2020. They include a revolution in standardized testing, greater transparency in the admissions process and increased demand for online degree programs.

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5 Free Admissions Resources to Support You During Coronavirus 2020

3 Activities Guaranteed to Impress Admissions Officers

In the last entry, I told you about Mike who started his own peer-review club to help him finish his book, which he published on Amazon.com. Now I’ll share with you a list of other activities that admissions officers consider to be absolutely outstanding. The...

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You have 8 Minutes to Stand Out

You have 8 Minutes to Stand Out

Four years, over 2 million minutes and over 1 billion seconds of high school comes down to 8 minutes of admissions review. Eight minutes! What am I talking about? In case you missed it, The Wall Street Journal reported that elite colleges like Penn, Rice and Bucknell...

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