• 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
  • Pricing

Potomac College Consulting


Potomac's Pathway to College: Connect with Your Local Ivy Guide

Welcome to Potomac, where the riverside serenity sets the stage for academic rigor and the Bullis, Churchill, and St. Andrew’s High School embodies the spirit of excellence. Here, every leafy street and community hall pulses with the aspirations of young minds ready to make their mark.

In Potomac, it’s not just about making the grade—it’s about making a difference. At IvySummit, we tap into this unique vibe, enhancing Potomac’s blend of traditional values and innovative thinking. Let’s craft your story from a Maryland marvel to a collegiate success.


Our Process

Our process is a finely tuned blend of personalization and strategy. We kick things off with a deep-dive into your academic and extracurricular profile, pinpointing strengths and opportunities. Then, we lay down a roadmap tailored to your goals, ensuring each step towards college admission is taken with purpose and clarity.

Think of us as your GPS for the college journey—guiding you through every turn, from selecting the right schools to finessing your essays. We’re about smart choices, not just more choices, ensuring that every application you send out is a contender.

College List

Crafting a college list isn’t about tossing names into a hat. It’s about matching aspirations with institutions, finding the places where your talents will shine the brightest. At IvySummit, we sift through the myriad options with a keen eye, curating a selection that resonates with your personal narrative and academic goals.

Your college list will be a reflection of you: your passions, your achievements, and your potential. With us, it’s not just a list; it’s the beginning of a journey mapped out with intention and insight. Ready to build a college list that’s as unique as your Potomac path? Let’s get to it.

High School Timeline

Embarking on the high school journey is like setting sail on an ocean of opportunities. To navigate these waters, a well-charted timeline is essential. You can’t just mark dates on a calendar; you need to strategize every semester to ensure you’re ready to anchor at your dream college.

From the first high school bell to the final senior year send-off, we’re with you at every wave and turn. Freshman year foundations, sophomore strides, junior year juggernauts, and senior sprints—we pace it perfectly so when application season rolls in, you’re not just prepared, you’re in pole position. Let’s set the course for success together.

Area of Excellence

At IvySummit, we believe every student has a spark of genius, an Area of Excellence waiting to ignite. Unearthing and nurturing this unique aspect isn’t just about filling a college application; it’s about fanning the flames of your passion until it becomes a beacon for your educational journey.

Whether it’s a talent in the arts, a knack for neuroscience, or a proclivity for politics, we tailor a path that polishes this gem. It’s about depth, not just breadth—developing a portfolio that doesn’t just look good on paper but resonates with who you are and who you aspire to become. Let’s uncover and hone your Area of Excellence together, turning potential into palpable success.

Intellectual Vitality

Intellectual vitality – it’s the buzzword in college admissions that’s about more than just being book-smart. It’s about showcasing a zest for learning that spills over the edges of a transcript. At IvySummit, we help students demonstrate this through a tapestry of experiences and narratives that colleges can’t overlook.

It’s about the questions you ask, the ideas you chase, and the problems you’re itching to solve. Whether it’s through research projects, innovative initiatives, or a compelling reading habit that


has transformed your perspective, we help you communicate your intellectual curiosity to admissions committees effectively. Our strategy is to craft a narrative that doesn’t just tick boxes but tells a compelling story of a mind in constant motion.

Reaching Out to our Potomac Based Counselor

Ready to harness your potential and navigate the college admissions journey with confidence? Our elite college counselors can be your guide to crafting a standout application that resonates with your unique story.

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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