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College Admissions Summaries

With a company name like Top Tier Admissions, we often work with students and parents who are targeting the Ivy League, or near-Ivy universities. Given Dr. Michele Hernandez’ experience working in admissions at Dartmouth, Mimi Doe’s Master’s in Education from Harvard, and Dr. Kristen Willmott’s experience working in admissions at Harvard, we offer an insider’s perspective to Ivy and near-Ivy admissions processes.

We are delighted each fall and spring with the acceptance news we receive from students who applied in the early and/or regular round to some of the top institutions in the country. At the same time, we continually work to prepare for the next round of applicants and client families who are targeting these incredibly competitive institutions.

While Ivy League admissions rates continue to be extraordinarily low, it is by no means impossible to obtain a spot at one of these schools. For the exceptional student who works hard and prepares for college applications well in advance, a top tier college education at a school like Yale, MIT, Stanford, NYU, etc. is still within reach.

Here we offer key information on top colleges and universities in the U.S., including terrific Ivy, near-Ivy, and liberal arts programs. Use this information to understand acceptance rates, applicant information, and unique aspects of the schools as you narrow and refine your list of targeted programs. Recent statistics on college admissions rates have been ground-breaking in many ways –learn how, why, and in what way in our overview of top tier colleges and universities.

College & University Admissions Profiles

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"Boot Camp gave my essays life! Thank you for your advice!" - Application Boot Camp student
“Thank you SO much for all you and your staff did to support P. this week. She is thrilled with the work she has accomplished!” –L.J., parent of Application Boot Camp student
"I'm done with all of my college applications. It's August 19th! How many people can say they finished THAT early?! Mimi, you are the GREATEST motivator!" - C.C., Application Boot Camp student
You ran an amazing, inspiring, productive and invaluable program. Thanks. - W.A.
C.W., Boot Camp 2013 parent
"We wanted to reach out to you and send a heartfelt thanks for guiding us through the college admissions process this past year.  Your direction was incredibly helpful! R. was admitted to Tufts Early Decision!!!  He is grateful for every minute you and your team spent with him and acknowledges the significant competitive edge gained by your insight and experience." --Y.W., Application Boot Camp parent
“My wife just texted me that R’s essays are fantastic! Thank you for all the great advice.” –A.F., parent of Application Boot Camp Student
"I know this will increase my chances of getting in by putting me on the right track. The Guide to the Common App 5 on the ABC Student Membership Site was so helpful! I would have been lost!" - Application Boot Camp student
It's so awesome to feel confident in your applications!
Boot Camp 2014 student
"My daughter can't stop talking about all of the things she learned and how helpful the camp was. Thank you very much!" -O.P., Boot Camp parent
"Understanding what colleges really want to see in my essays was the most challenging thing but definitely the most beneficial part of Boot Camp!" --P.O., Boot Camp student
"Ultimately, Bootcamp, although grueling at times, was an incredible experience, and it was only made possible by all your efforts. Thank you for everything, and I will be sure to update you in the coming months!” –F.J., Application Boot Camp Student
"It was truly an amazing experience that clarified most, if not all, of my doubts on college application." -S. G., Boot Camp student
“Thank you for everything! This hectic college application process was almost easy with your help. I really appreciate it. I feel like your suggestions and editing pushed me above other similar applicants. Cumulatively, I currently have the highest ranked college acceptances out of my whole school.” --A.G., Application Boot Camp student
"Thank you Michele and Mimi for the support. We are very, very happy! Many thanks to you and your team for helping T. reach her goal!" --Parents of Application Boot Camp student
"I am reassured in my application decisions and my in-range schools. I won't be freaking out for the next few months. Thanks Mimi and Michele!" - Application Boot Camp student
"Michele is the BEST editor! Thanks for a great week! It is so great to have editing help and get most of my essay done." - Application Boot Camp student
ABC not only helped me get my stuff done early, but made sure I left with edited essays. While my friends will get their applicantions done late and have them edited by parents and high school English teachers, I left with essays proofread by PhDs, admissions officers and professional college counselors . . . which is awesome! - Boot Camp 2014 student
I would like to thank ABC for kickstarting my college app season! It felt fantastic to leave 4 intense days in August with several essays, edited with wonderful feedback. Although I wrote and revised a few more essays at home, Boot Camp got me in the right mindset to do work that many of my peers are still feverishly completing. Now that I have been admitted to the MIT Class of 2019, this holiday season will be the most relaxed in years! Thanks again!!
E.B. - 2014 Boot Camp Student
"Boot Camp is a premium program -- but it's worth it. I feel so much more confident going into my senior year! The follow up call with Mimi and Michele was very helpful and I made significant progress using suggestions from the call. The resources on the ABC Student Membership Site were helpful -- especially the 2014-2015 resource guide." - Application Boot Camp student
"The environment in the Boot Camp meeting room was great and really encouraging. An intimidating process became much more user friendly and the senior mentors helped me overcome my writer's block." - Application Boot Camp student

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