• 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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Unlocking UVA: Your Key to UVA Success

Situated in the heart of picturesque Charlottesville, Virginia, the University of Virginia (UVA) combines the tranquility of its lush landscapes and historic architecture with the leading edge energy of breakthrough, innovation, and intellectual rigor. It’s like finding a cutting-edge smartphone wrapped in a leather-bound, centuries-old book cover – a classical balance between classic and contemporary.

Getting into UVA requires preparation, dedication, and maybe a little luck. But don’t worry! We’re here to guide you through the ins and outs of the UVA application process. So, keep calm and carry on reading as we unpack the mysteries of getting into UVA!

Student Population and Top Majors

The University of Virginia boasts a diverse student population of over 24,000 students. This includes both undergraduate and graduate students from across the 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. With such a diverse student body, you’re sure to find a community that fits
your vibe.

UVA offers a plethora of academic programs to choose from, with over 50 undergraduate majors! The most popular majors at UVA include Business, Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and Engineering. However, students here can dive into an ocean of knowledge, exploring fields from the humanities to the sciences and everything in between.

Applications and Acceptances

When it comes to admissions, the UVA Admissions Office can be quite selective, but then again, no great love story ever began with “It was super easy.” The acceptance rate hovers around 20%, making it a competitive institution to get into. Last year, over 47,000 hopeful applicants tossed their academic hats into the ring for a chance to join the UVA community.

A typical admitted student at UVA has a high school GPA north of 4.2, with ACT scores typically in the 30-34 range, and SAT scores between 1340-1500. But don’t get too hung up on the numbers; UVA practices a holistic review of applications. This means they don’t just care about how many A’s you’ve scored or how high you’ve tested; they are interested in who you are as a person – your passions, interests, and what you could bring to their diverse community.

And the competition doesn’t stop at academics. They’re looking for students who not only excel in the classroom but also contribute to their communities and excel in their extracurricular activities. After all, they’re not just admitting a test score, they’re admitting a future Cavalier.


Essays are the final boss of every college applicant’s existence. Or the golden opportunity to shine, depending on your perspective.

UVA is known for its quirky and thought-provoking essay prompts. It’s not just about regurgitating your achievements and grades; it’s about showing them your personality, your character, and what makes you tick. You need to showcase not just your academic prowess, but also your capacity to contribute to UVA’s intellectual and social community.

The key to a standout essay for UVA (or any school really) isn’t just about perfect grammar and impressive vocabulary. They want to see authenticity. It’s about taking the reader on a journey into your world and offering a glimpse into who you are beyond the grades and test scores. You could be discussing your favorite word or exploring an issue of importance to you. The topics are varied, but the underlying mission is the same – to understand you better.

Remember, the essay is your chance to let your personality shine and to show UVA why they’d be missing out if they didn’t admit you. So, get creative, be genuine, and don’t forget to proofread! 

Connecting with Top College Counselors

Let’s be honest: College applications are HARD. They’re lengthy, confusing, and challenging. That’s where IvySummit comes in. With our team of ex-admission officers and top college alumni, we’ve guided countless students through this journey and we can help you too.

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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