Teacher Recommendations

In a personalized acceptance letter that one of our students received this year from the University of Rochester, the admissions officer referred to information in her teacher recommendation as one of the main reasons this […]

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How to Navigate the Deferral Limbo

“I didn’t get rejected…but I didn’t get accepted either,” one of our students said in a dazed voice on December 15th last year. She was confused because she expected a “yea” or a “nay” and […]


Why I Said No To Harvard

How do you know if a famous university is the right school for you? Just because it’s ranked highly or because it has a long and storied history doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll be happy […]