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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!

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!

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United States

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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!

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English

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Episodes

Episode 004: How to Best Select Your High School Courses

2/24/2020
It’s that time of year! Yes, it’s that time of year where you meet with your high school counselor to decide your next year’s classes. So, today, I’ll be discussing with you how to best select your high school courses so that you portray yourself as a competitive candidate for admissions. -- I’ll be going over all that and some more in a few. All high school students choose their academic classes with the direction of their high counselor, which is a good thing, but without really thinking...

Duration:00:41:13

Episode 003: Five Ways to Ethically Approach College Admissions

2/2/2020
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 the largest college admissions scandal in the history of higher education, Operation Varsity Blues. The ring leader Rick Singer, CEO of Key Worldwide Foundation, orchestrated a conspiracy involving 50 people and revealed to the world the...

Duration:00:39:41

Episode 002: Early Admit Rates for the Class of 2024

1/14/2020
In today’s episode, I’m going to give you the lay of the land of college admissions, by discussing the results and trends of the Early Admit Rates for Class of 2024 so that you’re well aware of your chances of getting in your desired college, and what to expect in this highly competitive battlefield of college admissions. As I discuss admissions rates, 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. I will be...

Duration:00:51:45

Episode 001: 2020 Goal Setting and Planning

12/29/2019
There’s something to say about the beginning of a new year as we all start fresh with a clean slate. Keeping that in mind, our first episode is about Your 2020 Goal Setting and Planning for the year. This is a good one, a good exercise that you or your child should do every January and again in August/September when it is the start of a new school year. Revisiting your academic and personal goals keeps you on track and prevents you from missing out on important milestones or deadlines, such...

Duration:00:41:57