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Building Your Edge

While your ultimate goal is “happiness,” or better yet a vibrant, meaningful and fulfilling life, your primary objective now is an acceptance letter from your “dream school.” At Ivy Bound, we show you how to effectively market your knowledge and skillset to admissions committees and formulate a successful marketing strategy that resonates with colleges and universities.

At Ivy Bound, we love what we do and thoroughly enjoy assisting students earn those coveted acceptances to their top, best-fit choices. Whether you have unique talents and abilities, or just amazing raw potential, Ivy Bound can help you present the very best version of you to Ivy League and other elite admission committees.


Learn from the Experts

There is no need for you to “re-invent the wheel.” Nearly every path to success has already been invented. Why should you spend ten years of your life trying to figure this out? While failure is great learning tool, wouldn’t you rather minimize failures and maximize successes. At Ivy Bound we’ve assembled a cast of success stories, in particular Cornell, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard and Princeton and Columbia connected individuals with valuable admissions information and experiences to share. Moreover, we’ve tapped into the minds of some of the best thinkers of all-time, through their work and through their quotes. Let us share with you the wisdom and successes of the Masters, the great minds be they educators, coaches, philosophers, scientists, writers or entrepreneurs.

Of course, exceptional grades and standardized test scores, impactful leadership, fine character, strong letters of recommendation and meaningful community service are crucial to a complete and compelling application. However, to build the edge that gets you truly noticed, you should work to improve your intangibles. If you sign up with experts Ivy Bound, we can assist you:

  • Improve your Willpower
  • Increase your Self-Esteem
  • Reduce your Stress
  • Augment your Study Techniques
  • Develop your Social Intelligence
  • Increase your Flow – “working in the Zone”
  • Cultivate your Negotiating Skills
  • Embrace and benefit from Obstacles
  • Obtain Mastery
  • Think like Leonardo DaVinci
  • Maximize your ability to perform at the highest levels
  • Improve your Discipline
  • Boost your Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving abilities
  • Improve your writing ability
  • Enhance your memory & test-taking skills
  • Enhance your Credentials and Qualifications
  • Keep you on track and on schedule, and finally
  • Highlight the best version of you to the admission committees


What is your “Best Fit, Dream” school looking for?

Let us show you!

  • We help you search deep inside to identify with clarity your interests, passions, preferences, values, abilities and goals
  • We assist you discover or clarify your life’s purpose
  • We help you become the architect who designs your very own future
  • We assist you understand your inspiring vision of the future
  • We help you thoroughly understand the complex, often stressful process of admissions


We help you answer the following questions:

  • Am I competitive?
  • How can I enhance my credentials?
  • How can I strategically position myself so that my application gets seriously considered?
  • When should I apply?
  • How did successful applicants apply?
  • Who do I ask for a letter of recommendation?
  • How should I best ask for a letter of recommendation?


Finally, we help you research schools so that your dream school is also your best fit school. So…. let’s talk! We are here to help!