Key takeaways from the College Admission Scandal!

Infuriating isn't it? To have students get accepted into schools (mind you, top schools!) only because their parents practically bought their college acceptances!

But what are some key takeaways from this scandal? 1) Students and parents should stop placing so much importance on "name-brand" schools. The important thing here is for the student to attend a school that is a "college fit" for them. What does that mean? That the school provides the academic, intellectual and social environment suitable for their own personal and professional growth. 2) Even rich people get caught in the most secretive of schemes! So don't do it! Just don't! It's not worth it to have to go to prison for wanting your kids to attend USC when in fact your kid deserved to attend Arizona State University! Let them get in the good, old-fashion way: by working hard for it! 3) When working with an Independent Educational Consultant it is VERY IMPORTANT to make sure that they belong to IECA and NACAC, as a minimum, to ensure that they are abiding by the strict ethical standards that both of these organizations require from their members.

IvyWay College Admissions & Financial Aid Consulting has always been committed to offering ethical advice and will continue to do so even more now in light of what has just occurred these past few days.



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I can't say enough wonderful things about our college counseling experience. The individualized attention, the high level of organization and follow up, and the unrelenting support made all the difference in my daughter's application process. Her guidance reduced a large amount of stress for us as parents and she is clearly extremely knowledgable and experienced. My daughter clicked with her and felt that she had a trusted and caring consultant in every step of the way. We had a fantastic experience and I highly highly highly recommend her!!

-Anonymous parent, Dorado, PR

Attending Princeton University Class of 2024

Many thanks for all of your help in this process! I would never have been able to offer all of the counseling that you offered to my daughter during this process. I was right next to her when she received her acceptance notice! What great news! We are super happy!  

-Anonymous parent, San Juan, PR

Attending University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Class of 2023

Thank you for guiding our son to help him find his ideal university. With patience, love and dedication, you helped him from the analysis all the way to his final selection. We will never forget how you went above and beyond to make sure that the process went smoothly!

We have found a friend in you, highly recommend you and wish you great success! 

-Anonymous parent, San Juan, PR

Attending American University Class of 2022

Many thanks for all you did for my son. I will forever be grateful.

- Anonymous parent, San Juan, PR

Attending Hamilton College Class of 2021

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