International Clients


Your kind and warm guidance along with times of strictness has been a tremendous benefit for [our daughter]. We definitely could not have done it without your cooperation, along with the support of [our counselor].

— Anonymous Parents, Japan
Daughter accepted Early Decision to Barnard College, Class of 2017


I truly wish every child and family could have the benefit of your great wisdom and centered approach to college admission...from the very start you understood her idiosyncratic qualities and appreciated them. Thank you again for helping [our daughter] achieve her dream to attend one of the world's greatest universities.

— Anonymous Parent, New York
Daughter accepted Early Decision to Columbia University, Class of 2017


In an admissions world where 2400's and stellar letters of recommendation do not guarantee acceptance to a student's first choice school...IvyWise helped me set my best foot forward in the college process, for which I am eternally grateful.

— Anonymous Student, New York, NY, USA
Accepted to Harvard College, Class of 2014


I was accepted to both Yale College and Georgetown School of Foreign Service today! I am in a state of utter shock. I couldn't have done it without you. Again, thanks. I owe you my future.

— Anonymous Student, New Jersey, USA
Accepted as a Transfer Student for the Class of 2011

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Linda Krebs
Tel: (646) 484-4539

Talks & Events
Tel: (212) 262-3500

Press Releases

School Is Out But Summer Learning Is Just Beginning: How Students Can Keep Their Brains Sharp And Get A Head Start

New York, NY (July 1, 2013) – School may be out for summer, but that doesn't mean learning needs to end. College admissions expert Dr. Katherine Cohen and the team of counselors and tutors at IvyWise, an internationally recognized educational consulting company, have pulled together some helpful tips for students to keep their brains sharp and prepare for the coming school year. Read More

It's College Application Crunch Time for High School Seniors; What Students Need to Know Before They Press 'Send'

New York, NY (December 20, 2012) – With Regular Decision deadlines less than two weeks away, high school seniors across the country and around the world are hurriedly finishing up their college applications to U.S. schools. In this day and age, when students are electronically submitting anywhere from 12 to 15 college applications, plus schoo--specific supplements, it's easy to make careless mistakes and difficult to stand out from the crowd. College admissions expert Dr. Katherine Cohen and the team of counselors at IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, offer students an inside look at the process from the admissions side of the table, as well as some last-minute tips that can help make all the difference. Read More

College-Bound Students Frenzied Over Looming College Application Deadlines

New York, NY (December 22, 2011) – With college application deadlines approaching quickly for many U.S. colleges and universities–some as early as December 31st 2011–for high school seniors across the country and around the world, the pressure is on. Whether students are ahead of the game, dotting their i's and crossing their t's, or rushing to complete their college essays in time, Dr. Katherine Cohen and the expert team of counselors at IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, and ApplyWise, the first online, interactive college admissions counseling program, have pulled together a list of last-minute college application tips that can help make all the difference. Read More

Faced With Making A Decision in Time for Colleges' May 1 Deadline, Many Students and Colleges are Left Uncertain

New York, NY (April 29, 2011) — By May 1, college-bound students across the country and from around the globe will need to notify a specific U.S. college of their intent to attend this fall. While some students will be accepting admission at their top-choice school, still many others will be accepting admission to another school on their list. IvyWise, an internationally recognized college admissions counseling company, and ApplyWise.com, the first online interactive college admissions counseling program, share the following summary of the 2011 admissions landscape. Read More

Decoding College Admissions Speak

New York, NY (October 30, 2009) — The college application process can often be a smorgasbord of confusing acronyms, deadlines and restrictions for parents-many of whom may not have applied to college in more than 20 years-and their college-bound teenagers. What's the difference between applying "early action," "early decision," and "regular decision?' During which round should students apply? Does when they apply affect their chances of admission or their financial aid packages? Which schools have eliminated early decision altogether? With early application deadlines beginning November 1st and 15th, it's critical for families of college-bound teens to understand admissions speak. Read More

Announcing the IvyWise Speakers Bureau

If your school, community group or company is looking for a dynamic expert to address your audience on issues ranging from college application tips, to athletic recruitment, to financial aid secrets, look no further than the IvyWise Speakers Bureau. We have a comprehensive list of professionals who will ensure that your event is not only educational and informative, but entertaining and memorable. To learn more and book one of our experts for your next event, email us at talks@ivywise.com.


"The college admissions process can be extremely overwhelming, especially for those who are not familiar with it. IvyWise guided me throughout the entire journey."

Anonymous Student, Brazil
Accepted Early Decision to the Stern School of Business, New York University, Class of 2014

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October 9, 2013 Watch Dr. Katherine Cohen on the TODAY Show discussing what students need to do to master their college applications.

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