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US University Application Questions Answered by a Former Dartmouth Admissions Officer

Get an inside look at the admissions process from a former Ivy League admissions officer

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What’s in this eBook

Former Dartmouth Admissions Officer, Ben, shares his expert insights about getting accepted to Ivy League Universities

Every year, tens of thousands of students apply for admission to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell and other world-leading universities — and every year, only a select few get accepted.

What sets those students apart from the vast pool of qualified applicants? Download this eBook to find out. Learn from Former Admissions Officer, Ben (alumnus of Dartmouth, MIT and Harvard), about what goes into a strong and cohesive application that stands out!

In this eBook, Ben Schwartz answers all of your questions about:

  • What goes on behind the scenes in US admissions offices
  • The role of every part of the college application: grades, test scores, essays, extracurriculars, recommendations and interviews
  • Common mistakes and misconceptions that can decrease your odds of getting accepted
  • What stands out to admissions officers tasked with reviewing thousands of applications
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Meet the Expert

About Ben Schwartz

Ben graduated magna cum laude from Dartmouth, majoring in International Relations and minoring in Education Policy, including earning a citation while studying at the London School of Economics. He earned master’s degrees from Harvard and MIT—an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management. He was awarded a post-graduate fellowship to work with migrant families in West Africa, after which he returned to Dartmouth to serve as an Assistant Director of Admissions, helping develop the college’s digital strategy for admissions. Ben has worked with hundreds of students from nearly 30 countries across 5 continents to help them apply to college and develop as leaders, intellectuals, and innovators while cultivating a range of in-demand skills to help propel them to succeed in top universities, careers, and life.

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