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What Does A Successful Ivy League Application Look Like?

How do admits to Columbia, Stanford, Yale and more fill out their Common Applications?

You may know abut the Common Application but have you ever seen what it looks like, and do you know how students who gain admission to top colleges answer essay prompts, fill in Activities Lists or report their academics?

In this first-of-a-kind episode, Crimson CEO and Harvard and Stanford grad, Jamie Beaton, will show you exactly what successful applications look like, sharing examples of Crimson student Common Apps.


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About this speaker

Jamie Beaton graduated from Harvard University, Magna Cum Laude in 2016 (two years ahead of schedule) with a double-degree in Applied Mathematics-Economics and Applied Math. He was also one of the youngest in the world to be accepted to Stanford's Graduate School of Business at age 20.

In June 2019, Jamie graduated from Stanford with an MBA and MA in Education —the youngest ever recipient of the Arjay Miller Award (Top 10% of his class). He then began his PhD (DPhil) in Public Policy from Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government as a Rhodes Scholar.

As Co-Founder and CEO of Crimson Education, Jamie now helms a company dedicated to levelling the playing field in world-leading university admissions.