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Finally, some real Ivy League admissions advice

The beginner's guide to Ivy League admissions

If you’re new to the site, here’s what I recommend you do:

1. Sign up for the RSS feed to receive free updates directly to your RSS reader

2. Sign up for my Admissions 301 course – a free, email-based course on advanced Ivy League admissions topics, most are which aren’t covered on this blog!

3. Check out the average student’s emergency guide to Ivy League admissions – even if you don’t buy it, the page itself has plenty of valuable insights

4. Read a few of the most popular articles:

Finally, here is an index of all published articles:

Admissions essays

Common Application

Extracurricular activities

General college advice

GPA, SAT, and Advanced Placement (AP) tests

Ivy League admissions

Specific schools

Summer activities

Work and jobs