15 December 2015 In Ardent Blog

Helping your child apply to university through an early decision or early action program can drastically improve their chances of getting in and it’s often the right choice when applying to elite universities like Harvard, Princeton, or Yale. Be aware, however, this can be a very stressful time for you and your children!

01 February 2016 In Ardent Blog

Everyone who is serious about getting into an elite university knows the importance of creating exceptional work for his or her applications. Whether your dream school is Harvard, Princeton, Yale, or MIT, you know that your essays need to shine.

But did you know that, in addition to the quality of your essays, colleges have started to measure how much you care for others on their applications? Colleges are taking action to learn about the character of students, moving some focus away from GPAs, SAT scores, and extracurricular activities.