• 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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Northern Virginia College Consulting

Northern Virginia

Navigating College Admissions in Northern Virginia with IvySummit

In the heart of Northern Virginia, a region synonymous with excellence and innovation, IvySummit stands as your ally in the college admissions process. From the academic rigor of Thomas Jefferson High School to the diverse opportunities at McLean High School, Oakton High School, and the hallowed halls of St. Stephens and St. Agnes, NoVA is more than just a hub of academic achievement; it’s a vibrant community where ambition meets opportunity at every turn.

At IvySummit, we understand that being a student in NoVA means more than just a perfect GPA or stacking up extracurriculars. It’s about thriving in a community where competition is as fierce as the traffic on I-495.

So, let’s cut to the chase. We’re here to take your unique Northern Virginia swagger and craft it into an application that wows colleges. Whether you’re mastering debate tournaments, pioneering in science fairs, or leading community initiatives, we’re here to amplify your story.

Northern Virginia

Our Process – Tailored to Your Journey

At IvySummit, we know that there’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to the college admissions journey. That’s why our process is as unique as you are. We’re not just about checklists and deadlines; we’re about crafting a path that’s aligned with your aspirations, strengths, and the story you want to tell.

From unearthing your intellectual spark to polishing your essays into masterpieces, our range of services is designed to highlight every facet of your potential. Whether you’re a math whiz, a budding entrepreneur, or a creative soul, we’ve got the tools and expertise to make your application not just seen, but remembered.

Your Unique Area of Excellence – Making You Unforgettable

Every student has that one special talent or interest that sets them apart – their own “superpower”. Finding and nurturing this area of excellence is crucial in making your college application not just good, but truly memorable.

At IvySummit, we’re experts at uncovering and refining your standout trait. We delve deep to discover what makes you tick, guiding you to develop and showcase this talent in a way that resonates with admissions committees. Whether it’s your prowess in a particular subject, a unique hobby, or a cause you’re deeply committed to, we help elevate it from a mere interest to a compelling part of your story.

Let’s work together to transform your passion into an impressive showcase of your dedication and achievements, giving your application the edge it needs to stand out in the competitive college admissions landscape.

Essay Editing – Crafting Your Story with Precision

Your college essay is more than words on a page; it’s the heartbeat of your application. It’s where your personality, dreams, and experiences come alive, painting a vivid picture of who you are.

At IvySummit, our essay editing process is all about capturing your authentic voice while ensuring your narrative is both compelling and clear. We understand the nuances of what makes an essay stand out. From brainstorming to final edits, our team works with you every step of the way. We focus not just on grammar and syntax, but on shaping your story to reflect your individual journey in a way that resonates with admissions officers.

High School Timeline – Navigating Your Journey with Strategy

High school isn’t just a phase; it’s a critical journey shaping your future. At IvySummit, we’re all about turning these pivotal years into a strategic pathway towards your dream college.

Crafting a high school timeline with us isn’t just about meeting deadlines; it’s about creating a well-rounded, enriching high school experience. We help you balance academics, extracurriculars, and personal growth, ensuring each year builds upon the last. From freshman year explorations to senior year applications, our guidance is tailored to align your goals with actionable steps.

Creating a College List – Tailoring Your Perfect Fit

At IvySummit, creating your college list is about more than just picking names. We focus on matching your aspirations, interests, and style with colleges where you’ll truly flourish. Our approach ensures your list includes a balanced mix of reach, match, and safety schools, each reflecting your unique potential and goals.

We’re talking about a list that reflects a range of reach, match, and safety schools, all aligned with your unique profile. This personalized list isn’t just a set of names; it’s a carefully curated selection of potential futures.

With IvySummit, your college list becomes a map to your future, guiding you towards a college experience that resonates with who you are and who you aspire to be.

Connecting with Northern Virginia's Premier College Counselors

Step into the world of college admissions with confidence, backed by over two decades of IvySummit’s expertise, right here in Northern Virginia. Our team of seasoned counselors brings a profound depth of knowledge and personalized guidance to your college journey.

With our rich experience and keen insights, we’re uniquely equipped to navigate the complexities of college admissions. Reach out today, and let’s begin crafting a strategy that transforms your ambitions into achievements. Your path to college success starts with a simple conversation. Let’s make it happen, together.

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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