Month: February 2017

SAT test dates have changed for international students
28
Feb

International SAT test dates and ACT test dates: important information

Looking for international ACT test dates or international SAT test dates? We have them here! Score release dates will be added when they become available. Important update: the SAT will be given internationally only four times in the next calendar year: May, October, December, and March. The June and November College Board administrations will be … Continue reading International SAT test dates and ACT test dates: important information

14
Feb

The 2017-2018 Common App Essay Prompts: An Expert Guide

  Gregg Prigerson & Benjamin P. Stern Gregg Prigerson has served as Assistant Director of Admission at Stanford University, Auburn University, the University of Alabama, and the University of Miami. Benjamin P. Stern is the founder and CEO of IvyAchievement. Both have read thousands of Common App essays and helped hundreds of students with them. … Continue reading The 2017-2018 Common App Essay Prompts: An Expert Guide

ACT scores for UIUC applications from India
07
Feb

How competitive is UIUC computer science admission? A quantitative study of Indian applicants

Benjamin P. Stern Founder & CEO, IvyAchievement Jump to: Data collection Test scores are important for UIUC admissions UIUC computer science admissions statistics Non-CS applications at UIUC UIUC CS+X admissions Conclusion Introduction The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is the flagship state school of Illinois, the fifth-most populous state of the United States. With an overall … Continue reading How competitive is UIUC computer science admission? A quantitative study of Indian applicants

United States Capitol Building with flag
03
Feb

The International Students’ Guide to American Politics and News: Part I

Part I: Primer on American Law and Politics for International Students Benjamin P. Stern, Esq. Founder & CEO, IvyAchievement Member, New York State Bar and United States Courts for the Eastern District and Southern District of New York As a lawyer, the founder of an university admissions consulting company that has served dozens of international students, … Continue reading The International Students’ Guide to American Politics and News: Part I