Princeton University – Class of 2026

Applicant L’s Background Geographic Location: Sydney, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia Started Using Our Admission Service: In Year 12 SAT: 1590 School Ranking: Top 1 Significant Award: IB Dux and full score Admissions: Princeton University – Class of 2026, the University of Oxford (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics)   When we first met Applicant L in her Year 10, we were impressed by …

Rice University - Class of 2025

Rice University – Class of 2025

Applicant A’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Chinese Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Year 10 SAT: 1520 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 5% Significant Awards: N/A Intended Major: Statistics Admissions: Rice University (Early Decision), LSE   Case Detail Applicant A came to meet us for a free consultation session in the beginning of Year 10. She and …

University of Chicago – Class of 2025

Applicant M’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia and U.S. Dual Citizenship Started Using Our Admission Service: InYear 11 SAT: 1590 School Ranking: Top 10% Significant Award: None Admissions: University of Chicago (Early Decision I)   Applicant S’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Permanent Residence in Australia Started Using Our Admission Service: In Year 12 SAT: 1580 School …

University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2025

Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia Started Using Our Admission Service: In Year 11 SAT: 1530 School Ranking: Top 5% Significant Award: None Admissions: University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2025   We met Applicant J in the beginning of his Year 11. At that time, he had a solid academic record at school, impressive extracurricular involvement …

University of Chicago - Class of 2023

University of Chicago – Class of 2023

The case where Elite Admission Consulting team helped an Australian student passionate about mathematics to be admitted to the University of Chicago – Class of 2023.   Applicant S’s Background Geographic Location: Australia Citizenship/Residence: New Zealand Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 11 SAT: 1580 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 5% Significant Award: Gold Certificate at Australian …

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - Class of 2023

MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Read how we helped a highly intelligent and achieving student in Melbourne, Australia to be admitted to MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).   Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 12 SAT: 1570 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 1% Significant Award: International Informatics Olympiad Intended Major: Computer Science Admissions: …

How to Apply to Colleges in the US and UK from Australian High School

How to Apply to Colleges in the US and UK from Australian High School

Given Australia’s growing university tuition fees and lacklustre undergraduate-level teaching, more and more Australian high school students are beginning to consider whether they should stay in Australia for their university education. It is with no doubt that prestigious universities such as Harvard, Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge are extremely attractive to all students. However, many parents and students often talk about …

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University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2023

Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 9 SAT: 1510 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 10% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Political Science; Philosophy, Politics, and Economy Admissions: University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, Carnegie Mellon University   We started our admission consulting service for Applicant J when he was …

Common Misconceptions of the Common Application Personal Essay - Part I

Common Misconceptions of the Common Application Personal Essay – Part I

It’s no secret that Common Application personal essay is important to the U.S. college application process. It has to be well-written, succinct (within 650 words), and most importantly, represent you. But what does that mean? What, exactly, are college admission officers looking for? There are so many online articles attempting to explain what colleges are looking for, without taking into …