• 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

Fairfield County, Connecticut College Consulting

Connecticut

An Overview of Fairfield County College Admissions Counseling

Greetings from Fairfield County, the Connecticut gem that’s home to the postcard-perfect towns and elite educational institutions!

Home to esteemed schools like Greenwich Academy, Brunswick School, and others. 

Our students are no strangers to academic rigor, but even they break a sweat at the thought of college applications. But not to worry, IvySummit is here to help you. With our tailored strategies and seasoned expertise, we’ll help you cut through the noise and sail smoothly into the harbor of your dream college.

Connecticut

Our Strategy

With more than two decades of experience guiding eager young minds into the gates of prestigious universities, we have the tools, knowledge, and wisdom necessary to make this journey a success. Our team, composed of alumni from the world’s best universities, knows exactly what it takes to shine amidst a sky full of stars. With IvySummit by your side, you’ll find the process less daunting and more rewarding. 

Getting Organized

Organization is the linchpin of any successful college application journey. It’s not enough to be a star athlete, math whiz, or gifted musician – the real key lies in managing time effectively and keeping track of numerous deadlines, requirements, and tasks.

That’s where a high school timeline becomes indispensable. You wouldn’t embark on a road trip without a map, would you? Your high school timeline is your roadmap to the college application process. It outlines the milestones you need to hit, from the start of freshman year to the day you send off your applications.

A well-planned timeline keeps you organized, reduces stress, and helps you stay on top of things, so when deadlines start rolling in, you won’t be caught off guard.

Intellectual Vitality

Colleges love students who demonstrate intellectual vitality because it indicates an inherent love for learning, an insatiable curiosity, and a willingness to push intellectual boundaries. 

Intellectual vitality is more than just acing your exams or excelling in academic subjects. It’s about showing a thirst for knowledge, a passion for learning, and an ability to think critically and solve problems creatively. It’s that spark in your eyes when you talk about your favorite book, the energy in your voice when you debate a scientific theory, or the enthusiasm you bring to a challenging research project.

At IvySummit, we help students find ways to demonstrate their intellectual vitality in authentic and compelling ways.

Essays

The college essay can feel like a daunting task, but at IvySummit, we see it as your golden ticket – your chance to stand out in a sea of applicants. It’s more than just a writing exercise; it’s a chance for colleges to meet the person behind the grades. Your essay should weave a story that’s uniquely yours, resonating with authenticity and individuality.

With the right approach, the college essay becomes less of a monster and more of an opportunity. Finding the perfect topic, balancing personal insights with narrative flair, and ensuring your true voice shines through – these are the aspects we focus on at IvySummit.

Through our expert guidance, we’ll turn your essay from a blank page into a compelling story, one that not only meets admission expectations but exceeds them. Let’s make your essay not just a requirement, but a highlight of your application.

Extracurricular

Extracurriculars are not just about filling a quota on your application; they are an opportunity to demonstrate passion, dedication, and growth. They provide insight into who you are outside the classroom, revealing a more complete picture of you as an individual.

In the IvySummit program, we don’t believe in “padding” your application with extracurriculars. It’s not about ticking off a laundry list of activities, but rather choosing a select few that truly resonate with your interests.

Whether it’s mastering the trombone, leading a local non-profit, or launching a startup, we’ll help you delve into your interests, build upon them, and articulate your journey in a compelling way. Our aim is to ensure that your extracurriculars reflect your passions and goals, making you stand out in the eyes of the admissions committee.

Contacting our Fairfield County Private Counselors

As Mark Twain once said, “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” Just like a stroll in the beautiful coastal towns of Fairfield County won’t happen without that first step, your college application journey begins with reaching out for expert guidance.

Join us at IvySummit, where we stand ready to illuminate your path to your dream college, demystifying the process, and helping you highlight your unique qualities. Let’s turn your dream college into your future campus.

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.

Contact Us Today For a Complimentary Consultation