APPLY TO INDEPENDENT (PRIVATE) SCHOOLS

Ivy Link’s highly skilled and experienced counselors will break down the application process for secondary school admission, offer personalized guidance on different programs, and help formulate a strategic timeline for every step of the way.

This service is available to all students entering K-8 and high school, including those applying to the following institutions:

  • Independent, Non-Boarding Schools
  • Boarding Schools

Our unique Ivy Link Method will pair your child with a dedicated, qualified and supportive consultant who will:

  • Describe the application process in detail and address any questions that may arise
  • Identify various areas of strengths and weaknesses within your student’s profile and offer suggestions on how to enhance their accomplishments
  • Provide key insight as to what makes an ideal candidate, as well as how an application is reviewed from the point of view of a selective board of admissions
  • Implement a comprehensive strategy for success and update your child’s goals along the way
  • Evaluate various program options and create a customized list of schools based on your child’s needs and interests that will allow them to thrive both academically and socially
  • Tailor the application process for each individual school or program and plan for school tours
  • Help to brainstorm essay topics that best reflect the student’s strengths and background, critically review the first draft and aid in editing, and assist in the drafting of a “top choice” letter
  • Provide extensive interview and playdate preparation through simulations and mock interviews
  • Offer the necessary resources, academic guidance and emotional encouragement throughout