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College Guidance Q & A

Larry receives numerous questions regarding college admissions from applicants and their families. Each week he will pick one question and share his response. Although this question is specifically about Ivy League admissions, the response is more universal.


Q: What helps high school students get into Ivy League schools?

A: Initiative. Every qualified applicant has excellent credentials. It’s what the candidate has done on their own, or the ways they went above and beyond, that distinguish the successful applicant. It’s not formulaic.


If you have questions pertaining to college admissions or would like to learn more about our program, please contact Larry Blumenstyk at larry@learningassoc.com.

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