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College Admissions in the Time of Coronavirus

Sylvia V.

Former Princeton University Admissions Director

About Sylvia

Sylvia is an admissions expert with over a decade of experience working with top universities and students from all over the world. She has worked for Princeton University Admissions and has evaluated both international and US applications. She has also served as Director of Enrollment for Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruiting students for programs at sixteen universities, including the University of Michigan. As an admissions consultant, Sylvia has helped students get into top schools ranking from Princeton, to Johns Hopkins, to UCLA, Texas, and Purdue.

About the class

With standardized tests cancelled, campus visits unavailable, and many of a teenager’s opportunities to build a resume put on hold due to COVID-19, the Class of 2021 is facing a college admissions cycle unlike any we’ve ever seen. Join former Princeton University admissions officer Sylvia V. to learn how admissions committees will view test-optional applicants, judge leadership in a time of lost opportunity, and analyze essays in this unprecedented season. Should you take the SAT this fall? Mention COVID in your essays? Learn how an admissions insider views these questions, and more.

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