Category: News

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

02
Dec

International Students Scared for Trump’s America

When Donald Trump was announced as the 45th president of the United States, many people all over the world immediately became alarmed. I have been in India for the past month with the IvyAchievement team meeting with our clients and was glued to the television in my Delhi Airbnb apartment when the election results were … Continue reading International Students Scared for Trump’s America

07
Mar

These extracurriculars will make up for low grades

Many applicants have asked us what extracurriculars they should choose, which extracurriculars they should emphasize on their activities list, and most importantly, which extracurriculars will “make up for” a “flaw” in an application, like a low 10th grade performance or a less-than-stellar SAT II subject test or ACT subscore. There are many, many worthwhile issues … Continue reading These extracurriculars will make up for low grades