• 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 8-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


Navigating the Yale Admission Journey

You know you’ve made it when your mascot is a bulldog named Handsome Dan who looks like he could ace a quantum physics exam. 

Welcome to New Haven, Connecticut, the city with pizza so good, it distracts Yalies from their dissertations and Nobel-worthy research. Life here is never dull, sometimes bewildering, and always an adventure. This is a place where knowledge runs as freely as coffee during finals week. Hold tight as we take a rollercoaster ride through Yale’s majestic Gothic architecture, right into the heart of one of the world’s top institutions.

Student Population and Top Majors

At Yale the student population clocks in at a whopping 14,000 – a vibrant and diverse community of scholars who simultaneously stress over deadlines, bask in the glory of their collegiate Gothic campus, and possess an unhealthy obsession with Handsome Dan. Home to students from over 120 countries, this Ivy League powerhouse is a bustling kaleidoscope of cultures, experiences, and perspectives.

On the academic front, Yale students aren’t shy about flexing their intellectual muscles, especially when it comes to their most popular majors: Political Science, Economics, and Psychology. Here, you’ll find politically savvy students engaging in passionate debates, economics enthusiasts crunching numbers faster than a supercomputer, and psychology majors who are on a quest to decipher the minds of the university’s squirrel population. And if those don’t pique your interest, you’ve got 80+ majors to choose from. At Yale, the world truly is your academic oyster!

Applications and Acceptances

Yale wants to ensure they’re only getting the crème de la crème, the students who can handle their rigorous academic expectations while also making a meaningful impact on campus life. 

But before you dissolve into a puddle of despair after seeing their single digit acceptance rate, let me assure you that Yale isn’t in the business of harvesting valedictorians or standardized test score fanatics. No, they’re after something a bit different. They want students who can weave magic out of the mundane, students who can look at the world from a different angle, and students who can charm the socks off anyone with their creativity and passion.

Yes, good grades are a must, and yes, your SAT or ACT scores need to sparkle. But don’t forget about the other pieces of your application – your essays, extracurricular activities, and recommendation letters. They want to see a student who can juggle a difficult physics problem in one hand, a flute in the other, and still manage to lead a successful campaign for the school council.

When Yale is looking at applications, they’re checking for both yin and yang. They want to see that perfect balance of academic prowess, personal depth, and an unquenchable curiosity about the world. So, dust off your best qualities, and get ready to serve up a treat for the Yale admissions team. Bon appétit!”


Getting into Yale is roughly as easy as wrestling a greased pig on a trampoline. But don’t fear, there’s hope. Those tricky, thought-provoking essay prompts? They’re your secret weapon to show your potential to the Yale Admissions Office.

Yale’s essay prompts are about as predictable as a squirrel on a sugar rush, ranging from ‘Why your major?’ to ‘Opposing view/Community?’ or the classic ‘Why Yale?’ They’re broad, they’re daunting, and they’re as open-ended as a 24/7 diner.

You could approach these prompts in many ways, but remember – it’s not so much about the ‘what,’ but the ‘how.’ Don’t just write about the fancy robotics club you joined. Instead, tell them about that time you spent 14 straight hours debugging your team’s robot only to find out a sandwich crust was jamming the gears.

The key to a great Yale essay is showing not only what you do, but who you are – your values, your drive, your greasy sandwich-eating habits. Everything that makes you, well, you.

Decoding Yale with the Help of IvySummit Expert Counselors

With years of experience under their belts and an innate understanding of what Ivy League universities seek, our counselors are more than equipped to guide you through the labyrinthine Yale application process. Whether it’s aligning your personal narratives to the idiosyncratic supplementary essays or assisting you to distill your passion into an academically enticing form, we’ve got you covered.

So, are you ready to put on the Bulldog blue and make a dash for your Yale dream? With IvySummit at your side, you won’t just be navigating the admissions labyrinth, you’ll be sprinting to the finish line. 

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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