Listen to Episode 3F of Getting In.
Host Julie Lythcott-Haims and expert Steve LeMenager, president of Edvice, an independent college counseling firm, and a former director of admission at Princeton University, answer listener questions.
A mom whose daughter has applied early decision to an Ivy, wonders—if her daughter gets deferred—what kinds of actions can be taken to stand out in the regular pool. A high school junior asks whether skipping 12th grade to attend an early college program is a good idea. And a dad wonders how to find top colleges not in the popular Top 20 that would be a good fit for his high-achieving daughter.
Plus updates from Getting In seniors Jonathan Diaz, Ellis Wells, and Jordana Meyer. Jonathan gets a welcome bump in his SATs. And early December can be an anxious time for students awaiting early decision notifications, but Jordana and Ellis are finding ways to escape the stress.
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