The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted several significant changes to college admissions. Only time will tell if they are just temporary or permanent – but we are certain at least some of these new trends are here to stay.
Did you get waitlisted from your dream college? While it may be disappointing and even frustrating, you should not feel discouraged. As I report in a recent Huffington Post article, there are a few key steps to “dramatically increase your likeliness of an acceptance.” By being waitlisted, the admissions office believes you are a strong […]
The field of admissions is constantly changing—leading to extensive confusion and inaccurate information. The Ivy Dean is up to date on these trends and brings truthful, accurate information to my students and families. Recently, Harvard’s Graduate School of Education released a report encouraging even greater changes in the field. Read my recent article on the […]
After the submission of college applications, many students make a critical mistake: They frequently contact the admissions office. Such students do not realize that these frequent contacts can harm their chances of acceptance. Rather, students who are patient, and resist the urge to contact the admissions office, have a much greater chance of getting accepted. Colleges […]
On paper, I am by no means a perfect student. However, thanks to my Application Positioning, I was able to maximize the strengths that I bring to a college to compensate for other factors. Thanks to The Ivy Dean Team, I will be attending Princeton University, my dream school, in the fall.
Dee provided excellent advice and guidance throughout the application process. Her overall expertise in admissions, professionalism and warmth made the experience a great one. I was thrilled that I was accepted to several of the most selective colleges in the country and will be attending Stanford in the fall.”