• 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

Japan College Consulting


An Overview of Tokyo College Admissions Counseling

Welcome to Tokyo! A city where the futuristic neon lights of Shibuya crosswalk dance with the traditional serenity of the Meiji shrine. A place where navigating the subway system is just as complex as completing a Sudoku puzzle on the back of the Asahi newspaper. Oh, and let’s not forget about the exceptional educational institutions, such as The American School in Japan (ASIJ) and Tokyo International School that are nestled here, shaping young minds and future leaders in a class all their own.

Top students from Tokyo each year apply for elite colleges in the US aiming for the stars. But here’s the rub: just like trying to find a quiet corner in Akihabara on a Saturday evening, the journey from these prestigious Tokyo schools is long, complex, and at times confusing. But fear not! That’s exactly where IvySummit steps in. We’ve been guiding Japanese students to reach for their dream colleges for over two decades and know the application process inside out.


Our Game Plan

The college application process involves more than just academic excellence; it demands a well-rounded profile, strong personal essays, compelling letters of recommendation, a well-planned strategy and much more.

Here’s where a trusted guide can make all the difference. IvySummit, with our team of ex-admissions officers and alumni from elite universities, can provide valuable insights, personalized strategies and dedicated support to help you present your unique story effectively. It’s about honing your strengths, highlighting your passions, and leaving a lasting impression on the admissions committee


Writing a college essay can feel like trying to navigate the Tokyo subway system during rush hour. It’s crowded, complex, and it feels like everyone around you knows exactly where they’re going, while you’re left spinning in a whirl of questions: Where do I start? What story should I tell? Is this too cliche? How do I stand out?

IvySummit helps steer you through the maze  of college essay writing. Our team will provide the roadmap you need to navigate the essay process. We help you identify your unique story, structure your thoughts, and bring out your authentic voice amidst the dash of college applications

Senior Year Timeline

Senior year, the climax of your high school journey, can feel like a sprint. In the midst of the crowd and chaos, navigating college application deadlines and processes can become an overwhelming task.

We ensure you’re not merely part of the rush, but you’re moving with intention and purpose. Our team will guide you from the early action and decision deadlines in the fall, through regular decision submissions in the winter, and all the way to the final college commitment in spring.

College List

Creating the right college list is a task that requires more precision than preparing the perfect sushi roll. The wrong combination could lead to disappointment, while the right blend of reach, match, and safety schools could open the door to exciting opportunities.

At IvySummit, we don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to your college list. Our experts know that every student has unique aspirations and potentials. That’s why we help craft a personalized college list that takes into account your academic strengths, extracurricular interests, financial considerations, and personal preferences.

Expanding Extracurricular

Extracurricular interests aren’t about ticking off a checklist of activities, any more than Tokyo is just about its famous crosswalk in Shibuya. It’s about finding what truly lights your fire, fuels your passion, and showcases your unique character.

We understand that every student is more than a combination of grades and test scores. That’s why our team helps students cultivate and articulate their extracurricular pursuits in ways that genuinely reflect their unique interests and contributions.

Connecting with a Tokyo Based Private Counselor

With IvySummit, navigating the college application process is as thrilling as discovering a new, hidden sushi joint in the lively streets of Tokyo. No wrong turns, no dead ends, just a clear path straight to your dream college. Ready to embark on this exciting journey?

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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