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College Admissions Newsletters

Here you’ll find all of our college admissions newsletters that we publish throughout the year, dating back several years. These newsletters present tips for getting into the Ivy League, tips that you otherwise may never have known. Our college admissions newsletters are intended for college applicants and parents as they navigate the highly selective college admissions process and, in particular, the Ivy League admissions process. If you read a number of our newsletters, you’ll have a better idea of the kinds of mistakes so many Ivy League applicants and other college applicants make when they apply to Ivy League colleges and additional highly selective colleges. We try to ingrain our tips in your head so that you or your child won’t make the same such mistakes. Read More >

In our college admissions newsletters that collectively focus on getting into the Ivy League, we offer tips on how to approach the Common Application Personal Statement. Most college applicants submit bad personal statements. Maybe these personal statements offer little insight into an applicant. Or maybe they offer insight that a college applicant should know better than to offer! We also write about how students can have a big impact on their teacher and guidance counselor letters of recommendation.

We offer advice on how to get off the college waitlist. We discuss college rankings in depth and compare them to fantasy sports. That’s right. Fantasy sports. We write about what respectable SAT and ACT scores are. We outline what students should do should they be deferred from their Early school. We write about college interviews, the Why College essay, how to make the most of your summer activities, and so much more.

Getting into the Ivy League is absolutely about the numbers. But there’s also quite a bit more to it. Students with perfect grades and perfect SAT or ACT scores are denied admission year after year. Here, you’ll find out why. So peruse our college admissions newsletters offering tips on getting into the Ivy League and find out what you don’t know or what you thought you knew but were instead grossly misinformed.