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The Ivey Guide to the Stanford Application is here!

The Ivey Guide to the Stanford Application is here!

We're excited to announce our latest book, The Ivey Guide to the Stanford Application. Are you already envisioning yourself in Cardinal Red? Fantastic! You and lots of other people. With an acceptance rate below 5%, how do you make your Stanford application stand out? The Ivey Guide to the Stanford Application offers you the strategies and tips you need to make the Stanford application work for you and show you off at your very best.

Are You on the Waitlist at Your Dream College? Here’s What You Should Do

Are You on the Waitlist at Your Dream College? Here’s What You Should Do

"As applications to top schools continue to climb, students are increasingly relegated to waitlists. Colleges ostensibly use waitlists to fill spots that open up when admitted students decline to attend. But the lists have ballooned so much — some are even bigger than the size of a college’s incoming class — that college counselors have grown skeptical of their usefulness."Anna spoke with MarketWatch recently for a piece about waitlists at selective colleges. Read the rest of the piece here

No Art Classes at My Daughter's School

No Art Classes at My Daughter's School

Dear Ivey Coach: We just found out that my daughter’s school is eliminating all of the advanced art classes in favor of offering more music classes (the school has a highly reputed school orchestra and marching band, so music always wins). She’s crushed because art is HER THING and now she doesn’t have any good options for electives. Any ideas for her besides adding a study hall?