Q: Will attending Harvard's Summer Program improve my chances of getting in?

A: No, it will not. And this is precisely one of the great myths of the college admission process: thinking that attending one of these selective programs will help you get accepted into it later on in your senior year. In fact, not only will it not help you get into Harvard, it may, in fact, jeopardize your chances at other schools that may think that you only wish to attend this school. There is also the factor of seeming to be wealthy, so financial aid applicants need to be aware of this. So what are good reasons for attending a pre-college summer program? 1) Determining which major(s) you could consider for college 2) Determining the type of school you may apply to 3) To experience college life while still in high school. These are all good reasons. There are more. But thinking that attending Harvard's SP will help get you into Harvard. Nope, that is not a good reason. Read the below article on this topic:


#HarvardUniversity #summerprograms #admissionstips

Students at the Park

College Counseling


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

Contact info & more

IvyWay College Admissions &

Financial Aid Consulting

P.O. Box 2791

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 00970

(787) 364-7812


  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Pinterest Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey LinkedIn Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon