Personalized, Dedicated Service
We care about you, and become personally invested in your quest to receive admission to a top college, university or boarding school. We pride ourselves in developing strong relationships with applicants, and with their families, and we are based full-time in Hong Kong, with strong links to the US. We also limit the number of clients we work with each year, to ensure we have the time needed to focus on you.
Because every client is unique, a substantial amount of time is dedicated at the beginning of the process to get to know your individual strengths, weaknesses, perspectives, personality, and goals. This ensures we can help you communicate a truly unique candidacy to the admissions committees, so that your application is differentiated from the thousands of others that schools receive.
We will develop a comprehensive action plan for you to ensure you to remain organized, stay motivated and meet each of your deadlines. We coach you on how to create an application that conveys to admissions committees the special applicant you are.
We have lived in Hong Kong for many years, so we understand the current educational landscape, and we understand the importance of this process and the perspective required.
Depth of Knowledge and Insight
Each year, we take time to visit schools, speak with admissions officers, and attend education conferences in the US. This ensures we’re personally familiar with the schools we recommend and are staying up-to-date on admissions trends. We also meet with admissions officers when they visit Hong Kong, to understand what they are looking for in strong applicants, and to share our knowledge about the HK market.
The application process is multi-faceted. Based on our extensive experience helping clients gain admission to top schools, we know what is required and what strategies are effective to overcome any weaknesses in your candidacy.
Our understanding of and familiarity with schools assures you that we will find the right school fit, where you will grow and succeed academically, socially, and personally. We have worked with students applying to all sorts of programs and majors, from extremely focused to completed undecided, and we use our knowledge and insight to guide each student appropriately.
Our relationships with schools and continuous learning about programs ensures we are able to give you advice that is relevant and suited to your needs and goals. We will also reach out to schools to ask specific questions on your behalf, to be confident you are making informed choices.
Track Record of Success
Since 2006, our students have gained admission to top colleges, universities, and boarding schools across the US. We have worked with hundreds of students throughout the process, enabling them to grow, thrive, and realize their dreams.
We have helped applicants from around the world receive admission to many top colleges, and universities, including the following:
We have also helped students gain acceptance top boarding schools, including the following:
Focus on students’ long-term success
From mentoring in the years before you undertake your applications, to continued communication once you are planning for the next chapter of your life, we are available as a helpful resource to assist you in making informed decisions.
Many students start working with us years before they apply to school. During those early years, we guide you in the exploration of your interests, goals, and ideal school environment – doing so in a way that ensures you’re making decisions and building experiences that will enhance your applications when you do apply. Moreover, guiding you in the development of a list of schools or colleges that represent the best fit for you ensures that you will thrive wherever you go.
After you matriculate, clients consider Apply Ivy a helpful resource when making decisions ranging from which classes to take to how to secure a summer internship. With our network of former clients who are students and alumni at top schools, we can make valuable connections for you to enable your long-term success.