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

        • School Packages
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        • We travel with a limited number of our international clients every year to visit 40-50 boarding schools and colleges.
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        • 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
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        • We provide help with boarding school selections, essay editing, and interview preparation.
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          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.
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        • 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
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        • Rice
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        • 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
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        • Meet the Team
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Carnegie Mellon


The IvySummit Guide to Getting Into Carnegie Mellon

Welcome to Carnegie Mellon University, a beacon of innovation and creativity in the heart of Pittsburgh. Here, the fusion of technology, arts, and research isn’t just an academic exercise – it’s a way of life. At CMU, the future is not just a concept; it’s being built in labs, designed in studios, and coded in classrooms. Whether you’re an aspiring technologist, a budding artist, or a future entrepreneur, CMU is where dreams take a tangible form. At IvySummit, we understand the unique spirit of CMU and are here to guide you through crafting an application that resonates with this dynamic one of a kind institution.


Student Population and Top Majors

Carnegie Mellon University stands out for its diverse and talented student body, drawing upwards of 14,000 bright minds from across the globe. This melting pot of cultures and ideas fosters a unique learning environment where collaboration and innovation thrive. CMU’s top majors reflect its reputation as a powerhouse in both the arts and sciences. Renowned programs include Computer Science, known for cutting-edge research, and the Fine Arts, celebrated for creativity and design. Other leading majors include Business Administration,

Engineering, and Information Systems, each blending rigorous academics with practical experience, preparing students for the challenges of tomorrow’s world.

Application and Acceptances

Applying to Carnegie Mellon is like entering a competitive yet exciting talent show, where every participant is uniquely brilliant. With a barrage of applications each year, CMU is like that popular club everyone wants to get into. The acceptance rate? Let’s just say, it’s like finding a golden ticket in your chocolate bar – rare but possible.

But here’s something to remember: CMU isn’t just looking for stellar grades. They’re on the lookout for individuals who add more color to their vibrant tapestry. Whether it’s your groundbreaking ideas, artistic mastery, or tech wizardry, your application is your spotlight moment. It’s not just about filling in the blanks; it’s about painting a picture of who you are and the potential you hold. Dive into your essays with passion, let your recommenders sing praises about your talents, and put forward an application that’s as unforgettable as you are. Think of this as your moment to tell CMU, ‘Here’s why the future needs someone like me.’ Let each part of your application be a testament to your uniqueness, setting the stage for you to be the next innovator, artist, or tech guru that shapes the world.

Connecting with Top College Counselors at IvySummit

Embarking on your college application journey? Don’t go it alone. Connect with IvySummit’s top college counselors, experts in crafting winning applications for schools like Carnegie Mellon University. Our team at IvySummit offers personalized guidance, helping you navigate the complexities of the application process with ease. From perfecting essays to choosing the right extracurriculars, we’re here to elevate your application. Ready to turn your college dreams into reality? Visit us at and take the first step towards your future at Carnegie Mellon.

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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