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Episode #170, Jessica Yeager, Three Takeaways from the Dream College Summit

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On episode 170, Alexis Avila brings back to the show three-time guest Jessica Yeager, CEO & founder of Impress the Ivies and the Dream College Summit. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard and MIT. As a senior in high school, she gained acceptance to Harvard, MIT, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, and Columbia. Her students have gotten into elite schools, like Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.

 

On Today’s episode Jessica talks about her popular Dream College Summit which will feature 26 interviews of experts in the world of college admissions. Jessica also gives us her three best takeaways from the Dream College Summit, a collection of online expert interviews from people who’ve both attended and gotten their students into Dream Colleges.

Three takeaways include:

  1. Don’t rush through your ACT or SAT test, but aim for accuracy.
  2. Let go of your college essay and let people help you to make it great
  3. During alumni interview questions, give more detailed answers

 

Did you know that the Dream College Summit which airs online from Monday 8/28/17-Thursday 8/31/17 is FREE for the first 48 hours?!

Jessica’s X factor for getting into Harvard? Showcase what makes you unique and don’t be a dabbler.

Jessica’s advice to students who get rejected from Harvard? Get involved and make an impact at any school you get into.

Jessica’s advice for teens: You are the sumo of the five people you hang out with the most. So surround yourself with positive people.

 

For Prepped & Polished listeners only, you can access Jessica’s Ultimate Guide to the Commmon App!

For another related conversation, check out podcast Episode #126 with Jessica Yeager: Crafting your Best College Application

Episode #170, Jessica Yeager, Three Takeaways from the Dream College Summit

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September 14th, 2017
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Episode #150, Jessica Yeager, How I got into Harvard and Five Other Ivy League Schools

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On episode 150, Alexis Avila brings on repeat guest Jessica Yeager, CEO & founder of Impress the Ivies and founder of Dream College Summit. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard and MIT. As a senior in high school, she gained acceptance to Harvard, MIT, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, and Columbia. Her students have gotten into elite schools, like Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.

On Today’s episode Jessica tells us her amazing journey through the college application process and how she got into SIX ivy league schools!  You will learn what it really takes to get into Harvard and other ivy league schools.

Did you know? Jessica got into Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Columbia, Stanford, and MIT (rejected from Princeton)

What makes a Harvard student special? Their DRIVE

Want to get into Harvard? Pursue your passion to the max (i.e., if you like to write, publish your work

Jessica recommends: Showing interest in a school by visiting w their college rep and show in your essays that you did your research

Do you need a perfect score to get in to an Ivy? NO. Once you get a 33 ACT or 1450, then you have a chance to get into Harvard but the rest of your college application is what needs to stand out!

If Ivy League schools are not an option? Then pursue a school with excellent programs in the area you want to pursue

Jessica’s advice for teens? You are the reflection of the five people you spend the most time with. So hang out with DRIVEN friends.

For Prepped & Polished listeners only, you can access Jessica’s Ultimate Guide to the Commmon App!

For another related conversation, check out podcast Episode #90 with Elizabeth Dankoski: How a Perfect SAT Score can Backfire on You

Episode #150, Jessica Yeager, How I got into Harvard and Five Other Ivy League Schools

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February 23rd, 2017
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Episode #126, Jessica Yeager, Crafting Your Best College Application

On episode 126, Alexis Avila talks toJessica Yeager, CEO & founder of Impress the Ivies. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard and MIT. As a senior in high school, she gained acceptance to Harvard, MIT, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, and Columbia. Her students have gotten into elite schools, like Harvard and Carnegie Mellon.

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On Today’s episode Jessica gives us tips on how to craft an application that Harvard will want to see! Jessica’s take on why perfect scores sometimes get rejected? Colleges want to see that you spend hundreds of hours on something more impactful than just on test prep.

Jessica’s X factor for getting into Harvard? Showcase what makes you unique and don’t be a dabbler.

Jessica’s advice to students who get rejected from Harvard? It’s not the college you get into that is most important but rather it’s what you do with your degree that matters. Get involved and make an impact at the school you get into.

Jessica’s advice for teens: Surround yourself with positive people who make an impact in the world, that will help you step up your game!

 

For Prepped & Polished listeners only, you can access Jessica’s Ultimate Guide to the Commmon App!

For another related conversation, check out podcast Episode #90 with Elizabeth Dankoski: How a Perfect SAT Score can Backfire on You

Listen to our interview here!

Episode #126, Jessica Yeager, Crafting Your Best College Application

For more information, visit: Prepped and Polished.com.

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What was your biggest takeaway from this parenting podcast? Do you have any questions for Jessica Yeager and Alexis Avila?

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June 10th, 2016
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