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Getting In: What you Need to Know to Compete and Succeed in US University Admissions -- with Dr. Kat Cohen of IvyWise

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What should students be doing throughout secondary school in order to gain admission to their top-choice US universities? Join Dr. Kat Cohen, Founder and CEO of IvyWise, to learn how the holistic review works in the US university admissions process and what UK students need to know to be competitive applicants.  Cohen will cover everything from curricula and grades, standardized testing and preparation, extracurricular and summer activities, to creating a list of best fit schools and putting together compelling applications, with a Q&A to follow at the end of the presentation.

 

Dr. Kat Cohen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, and continued her studies at Yale University, receiving two master’s degrees and a PhD. Cohen went on to become one of the leading independent university admissions counselors in the world. She is the best-selling author of The Truth About Getting In and Rock Hard Apps, and is a sought-after speaker and expert on university admissions. Cohen is routinely quoted in international media and regularly contributes to the TODAY Show, CNN, CNBC, FOX Business, Forbes, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Challenges, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and Entrepreneur.

 

IvyWise is the premier global educational consultancy providing admissions counseling, tutoring, test preparation, and research to families worldwide since 1998. IvyWise guides and supports students globally as they aspire, apply, and achieve their academic and personal goals, with 91% of students gaining admission to one or more of their top three choice colleges in 2017.

 

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