[38] How your child can get into a top American Ivy-League University with Veronica Moore

ivy-league universitySome of the top universities in the world like Harvard, Princeton and Brown University are in the American Ivy-League. Parents and students in the UK often overlook the opportunity to apply for such a place because of costs, uncertainty of the application process, and so much more.

On today’s show I speak with Veronica Moore, an expert in this field who works one-to-one with disadvantaged students in the US to help them gain a place. Veronica shares on the School Success Formula how UK students can get into one of America’s elite Ivy-League Universities.

About Veronica

Based in New York, USA, Veronica is an experienced teacher and educator and holds a a triple-major Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry. Since 2002, she’s been working with both students with special educational needs and those destined for the top US Ivy-League universities.

What you can expect to hear on the show

What are the Ivy-League Universities

What are ‘shadow’ Ivy-League Universities

What the difference is between the Ivy-League and all the other American universities

How to apply to an Ivy-League University

What makes a successful Ivy-League application

The importance of extracurricular activities

Evaluative vs Informational Interviews

How much degrees cost at American universities

Why students go on to do post-graduate study

Useful Links

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Finding Veronica online

Veronica’s website

Veronica’s Facebook page

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Useful links

My book, The Ten Step Guide to Acing Every Exam You Ever Take.

Ten Steps to Exam Success download.

Supportive Parents, Successful Students facebook group

Lucy on twitter: @LucyCParsons

Contact Lucy by email: lucy@lifemoreextraordinary.com

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