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 …

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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 …

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Yale University – Class of 2020

Applicant M’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 12 SAT: 2360 out of 2400 School Ranking: Top 1% Significant Award: National Science Olympiad Medal Intended Major: Economics Admissions: Yale University, Brown University, University of Pennsylvania   Case Detail Applicant M came to us for admission consulting in January of Year 12. He possessed …

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University of Pennsylvania

Applicant H’s Background Geographic Location: Melbourne, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Chinese Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 11 SAT: 1530 out of 1600 School Ranking: Top 5% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Interdiscipline Admissions: University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, New York University (Stern), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill   Case Detail The first time we met Applicant H, he was in Year 11. …

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Stanford University

Applicant T’s Background Geographic Location: Sydney, Australia Citizenship/Residence: Australian Starting to Use Our Admission Service: Since Year 11 SAT: 2330 out of 2400 School Ranking: Top 1% Significant Award: None Intended Major: Engineering Physics Admissions: Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, Northwestern University, Rice University, Northwestern University   Case Detail The time we got acquainted with Applicant T was in his …