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How Do Students Maximize College Admission Chances?

Is There Such A Thing?

College admissions expert (with experience as Senior Associate Director of Special Programs and Admissions at The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania) Dr. Aviva Legatt engages audiences through insider tips, compelling success stories, and case studies.

I’m Dr. Aviva Legatt. I am an independent consultant in highly-selective (Ivy +) college admissions, and a faculty member at University of Pennsylvania in Organizational Dynamics. I teach students and families about how to select the right educational match and stand out in a competitive applicant pool. I've been featured by The New York Times and Business Insider.

Sample presentation topics are below. Contact me to discuss the needs of your group.

Topic 1: College Personalities

  • How to Discover What College Fits You Best
  • What Colleges You Can Rule Out Right Away
  • Students Likely to be Accepted by Highly-Selective Colleges

Topic 2: How to Impress Admissions Officers

  • Connect to Your Top-Choice Colleges Before Applying
  • Reach Out to Admissions Officers (appropriately)
  • Tailor Your Application Message, and Be Memorable

Topic 3: Hands-On Application Workshop

  • How to Write a Memorable College Essay
  • How to Create a Stunning Resume
  • Feedback from Dr. Legatt, if group size and time allow