Are you a high schooler or a parent of one who is confused or overwhelmed with the college admissions process? No need to worry, I’ve got you covered. Be CollegeBound with IvyBound is a weekly series designed for you where I, Ruchi S. Kothari, advise, guide, and support you through your college admissions journey, offering you admissions tips, tricks, and secrets to stand out and present your “best self” on your college applications. The strategies in these episodes are easy to implement, yet very impactful, whether I delve deep into test prep, crafting your essays, or completing your applications. Stay tuned until the end of each episode where I answer burning college admissions questions. I am a college admissions advisor, a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), an alumni interviewer for Northwestern University, and am serving my second term of my town’s Board of Education. My mission is to help each and every student of mine get admitted to the college of their dreams, and create a future that they would love. Hit subscribe and be CollegeBound with IvyBound!
Bonus Episode: Rapid-Fire Q&A in Live Office Hours with Ruchi S. Kothari
Today, I have a bonus episode for you. I provide a rapid-fire college admissions Q&A session in the Live Office Hours with myself, Ruchi S. Kothari. Since I started the Be CollegeBound with IvyBound Series I’ve been getting hundreds of questions...
Episode 004: How to Best Select Your High School Courses
Today, I’ll discuss what colleges expect of you in terms of the choices of your academic courses. I will go on to discuss five things to consider before selecting your classes for the next year while providing you admissions tips, tricks and secrets on what you should do specifically if you are applying to a highly selective college.
Episode 003: Five Ways to Ethically Approach College Admissions
Today, I’m going to unfold the biggest college admissions scandal of all times-- Operation Varsity Blues, how it affects your college admissions, and Five Ways to Ethically Approach College Admissions.As you may know last year, the world was exposed to...
Episode 002: Early Admit Rates for the Class of 2024
As I discuss early admit rates for Class of 2024, I’ll be pointing out the trends I see and how it may affect your college admissions strategy of which colleges to apply and when.
Episode 001: 2020 Goal Setting and Planning
Our first episode is about Your 2020 Goal Setting and Planning for the year, with the purpose of this worksheet is for you to see your entire year ahead, and be able to plan and prepare ahead of time so that you aren’t thrown a curveball.