• College Admissions

          A global boutique college consulting firm that works with a limited number of students each year, guiding them through the entire application process.

        • Ivy League Consultant
        • Admissions consulting for students looking to attend Ivy League and highly selective schools.
        • Essay Editing
        • We meticulously edit your essays to ensure clarity, coherence, and correctness, aligning them with the expectations of the admissions process.
        • International Student Consultant
        • Leading college admissions firm providing unmatched guidance for international students wanting to study at top tier US colleges.
        • Athletic Recruitment
        • We help students-athletes through the recruiting process at Ivy League, D-1, and D-III levels.
        • Transfer Admissions
        • Looking to transfer to a more selective school? We can help provide guidance through this challenging process
        • Counseling Services

          We provide a variety of options for our clients as they work through the pre-application process and admissions cycle.

        • School Packages
        • We offer 10-school and 15-school packages for students applying to US colleges.
        • Hourly Consulting
        • Our consultants are available on an hourly basis with discounts provided for 10 and 20 hour blocks.
        • Extracurricular Activities
        • We provide individualized assistance for all of our clients in regard to what activities to focus on throughout the pre-application process and admissions cycle.
        • IvySummit Research Institute
        • We work closely with our research partners to create a timeline and plans to maximize research opportunities for each client.
        • VIP: College Concierge
        • We travel with a limited number of our international clients every year to visit 40-50 boarding schools and colleges.
        • VIP: Application and Essay Intensive
        • We will meet with a client over a 7–10 day period at an agreed upon location and produce a finished common app personal statement and extracurricular activities section
        • VIP: Unlimited
        • We work with a limited number of our clients to guide them through applications to an unlimited number of schools.
        • Boarding Schools
        • We provide help with boarding school selections, essay editing, and interview preparation.
        • College Acceptances

          With record-low acceptance rates and record-high applications, students must produce a world-class application that separates them from the thousands of talented applicants.

        • MIT
        • We guide students through MIT's distinctive application process, focusing on course selection, project development, and essay refinement.
        • CalTech
        • We align your talents with Caltech's innovation-driven ethos through targeted guidance.
        • Stanford
        • We shape your application to reflect Stanford's innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
        • Harvard
        • We craft applications that align with Harvard's heritage of excellence, unlocking your potential for success.
        • Princeton
        • We fine-tune your pathway to success by aligning your unique potential with Princeton's prestigious standards.
        • Yale
        • We tailor your application to resonate with Yale’s commitment to excellence and innovation.
        • Columbia
        • With an eye on Columbia's intellectual rigor, we help mold your profile to fit their culture of ambitious learning and growth.
        • Johns Hopkins
        • Focusing on your medical and research aspirations, we align your talents with Johns Hopkins' world-renowned programs.
        • Vanderbilt
        • Emphasizing personal growth and achievement, we'll shape your application to reflect Vanderbilt's vibrant community and academic strengths.
        • UC Berkeley
        • Targeting UC Berkeley's passion for entrepreneurship and social change, we facilitate your journey to be part of their trailblazing environment.
        • UCLA
        • Matching your creativity and innovation with UCLA's diverse fields, we guide your application to thrive in their dynamic setting.
        • UVA
        • In line with UVA's rich traditions and public service focus, we craft your profile to mirror their community's values.
        • Cornell
        • Aligning with Cornell's multifaceted academic pursuits, we ensure your application highlights your unique capabilities and passions.
        • Georgia Tech
        • Integrating your technological and scientific interests, we tailor your application to fit Georgia Tech's forward-thinking approach.
        • Northwestern
        • With Northwestern's blend of arts and sciences, we work to sculpt your application to resonate with their interdisciplinary vision.
        • Dartmouth
        • Emphasizing your engagement with global challenges, we design your application to reflect Dartmouth's commitment to meaningful impact.
        • UPenn
        • Balancing your business acumen and innovative thinking, we align your application with UPenn's blend of tradition and modernity.
        • Carnegie Mellon
        • Highlighting your prowess in technology and the arts, we craft your application to echo Carnegie Mellon's interdisciplinary excellence.
        • Duke
        • Integrating your leadership qualities and academic strengths, we tailor your application to meet Duke's diverse and dynamic environment.
        • UChicago
        • Through your intellectual curiosity and rigorous inquiry, we shape your application to connect with UChicago's academic ethos.
        • Brown
        • Tailoring your passions, we guide your application to fit Brown's unique curriculum.
        • Rice
        • Navigating Rice's emphasis on collaboration and innovation, we fine-tune your application to resonate with their community values.
        • About Us

          A global boutique college consulting firm that works with a limited number of students each year, guiding them through the entire application process.

        • Our Process
        • From your extracurricular descriptions to line-by-line essay editing, we will perfect every component of your application to earn you a spot at a top-tier school.
        • Meet the Team
        • With our expertise, we will work one-on-one with you to craft a unique story that highlights your accomplishments and sets you apart from the competition
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Our Team

Our Team

Meet Your Dream Team of College Application Specialists and Expert Essay Editors

We know what the nation’s top universities are looking for in their incoming class. With our expertise, we will work one-on-one with you to craft a unique story that highlights your accomplishments and sets you apart from the competition.
Our Team

Andrea S.

Senior Editor

Master’s – Harvard University

B.A. – Cornell University

Professor of English – Jiangxi, China

Worked with several Chinese companies

Published SAT/GRE books

Based in NYC

Anna S.

Senior Admissions Counselor

Former admissions counselor – Rice University

Former admissions evaluator – NYU

10+ years of college admissions experience

Former director of admissions for a large consulting firm in NYC

Reviewed thousands of applications
Based in Asia

Gregg P.

Senior Admissions Counselor

Former admissions counselor – Stanford University

22+ years of college admissions experience

Former director of college counseling for a prestigious boarding school

Reviewed thousands of applications

Based on East Coast

Stephen A.

Senior Admissions Consultant

Worked with over a thousand students

Duke University

Published Author for Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels

Edited work for writers at the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Atlantic

Robert C.

Senior Admissions Consultant
PhD – Yale University
B.A. – Stanford University
Phillips Exeter Boarding School
Former admissions reader at Yale
18+ years of international admissions consulting experience
NGO expert
Based in Asia

Kristina B.

Senior Editor

10 years as expert application editor for Top-tier schools

Master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Aeronautical Engineering

Bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in Engineering Sciences

Specialization in guiding STEM students through the creative writing process

Former Aerospace Engineer and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Brian S.

Senior Admissions Consultant

Author of best-selling Barron’s ACT, Barron’s SAT, and Barron’s PSAT/NMSQT

Provides custom test preparation plans for clients

Worked with thousands of students around the world on the ACT, SAT, and PSAT

Princeton graduate

Natalie L.

Senior Admissions Consultant

DPhil – Oxford University

Career Counselor – MIT

Career Counselor – Stanford

Admissions consultant for Kaplan Test Prep, London

Taught at American Embassy School in New Delhi
20+ years admissions experience

Based in Dallas

Chris P.

BA- Columbia University

Member of Columbia University Scholars- top 5% of applicants

10+ years of admissions consulting experience with international applicants

Co-Owner- IvySummitChina

Marie A.

Senior Editor

Former admissions counselor – Columbia University

14+ years of college admissions experience

Former director of admissions for a consulting firm

Reviewed thousands of applications

Based in NYC

Ethan Drogin

Ethan D.

M.F.A., Screenwriting – USC School of Cinema-Television

B.A. – Harvard University

Former Executive Producer on the TV series ‘Suits’

15+ years of professional storytelling and script writing

Former brand strategy consultant at Prophet, Inc.

Cila Warncke

Cila W.

University of Pennsylvania English BA; Writing MA University of Glasgow

7+ years teaching writing, English literature and language

20+ years experience as author, journalist and editor

Expertise in essay coaching for international and non-traditional students

Based in Europe


Julie O.

B.A. – Emory University

Admissions representative and interviewer – Emory University

15+ years of corporate communications experience

Journalist and non-fiction writer

Based on East Coast


Colm D.

10 years’ experience in College Admissions Consulting

BA – Harvard University

Specialisation in Extracurricular & Leadership Development/Mentoring

Based in London

Brian G.

Founder/CEO of IvySummit

Professional Member of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association)

International Student Designation – IECA

Four-year scholarship student-athlete

15+ years college admissions experience

Visited 500+ Colleges/Universities and 150+ Boarding Schools/Day Schools

Tours 40+ Colleges/Universities every year with international clients

Based in Washington, DC

Our Experts Will Help You Tell Your Story and Achieve Your Dreams

Let our team use our experience in the college admissions process to create the perfect college application package that gets you notices and gets you accepted. We are here to guide you every step of the way.

IvySummit is a premier college consulting firm with a proven track record in expertly guiding students from across the globe through the complex and nuanced college application process. Our specialized focus lies in helping students achieve their aspirations of gaining admission to Ivy League institutions and other esteemed universities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. With our persistent commitment to excellence, we provide tailored guidance and support to ensure our clients stand out and thrive in the highly competitive world of college admissions.

At IvySummit, our commitment lies in discovering the perfect match for our clients and supporting them wholeheartedly on their path to success. We strive to understand their unique aspirations and provide expert guidance, empowering them to embark on a transformative journey towards achieving their dreams.

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