Interview with an Admitted Student of Stanford Class of 2027

In the application cycle 2022-2033, we managed to assist another student admitted to Stanford University. We are excited to have her sit down with us for this brief interview to talk about her experience throughout the college application.   1. When did you have the idea of going to the US for undergraduate education? Around the second half of Year …

Stanford University – Class of 2027

Applicant J’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia SAT: 1550+ School Ranking: Top 1% Significant Award: N/A   Case Detail Applicant J impressed us with her intellectual ability. Additionally, as a great thinker and writer, she showed curiosity about sophisticated academic and social topics. Therefore, the first suggestion from us was for her to start putting her ideas 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 …

Create a Strong Activity List in US College Application

The activity list is a significant portion of your application to universities in the US. Even so, international applicants are sometimes confused about why American universities put so much emphasis on extracurriculars. In this blog, we will tell you why the activity list is important to an application, how students should go about choosing activities and filling this section and …

University of Pennsylvania - Class of 2024

University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2024

How Elite Admission Consulting team helped a student in Melbourne become a mature, confident, self-motivated young lady who was admitted to an Ivy League college, University of Pennsylvania – Class of 2024, with a SAT under 1500.   Applicant H’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia/US Dual Citizen Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 10 SAT: 1410 …

Northwestern University - Class of 2023

Northwestern University – Class of 2023

Applicant D’s Background Geographic Location: Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australia Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 10 SAT: 1480 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 10% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Engineering Admissions: Northwestern University – Class of 2023, University College of London   Case Detail We met Applicant D when he was about to enter Year 11 and start …

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: …

Application advice from a member of an Ivy League admission committee

Application Advice from a Member of an Ivy League Admission Committee

Elisabeth O’Connell, Senior Associate Director of the admission office at the University of Pennsylvania, held an information session at Lauriston Girls School on the evening of September 11, 2019, and gave applicants a lot of pertinent advice from the perspective of the admission committee. Here are five most important takeaways Elite Admission Consulting summarized.   1. Applicants are advised to …