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New Coach Profiles: Introducing Justin Gupta

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The Spike Lab has hired a cohort of fantastic new coaches. We’ll be doing a series of blogs introducing them to you. In this post, you’ll meet Justin Gupta, a Georgetown alum and experienced social entrepreneur who has consulted with a number of prominent education and tech companies.

Four Highly Influential Teenage Spikes

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We often get asked “what does a good Spike look like?” The best way to answer that question is by pointing to specific examples. Here are four famous, world-changing spikes that were started by high school students.

New Coach Profiles: Introducing Nathaniel Toppelberg

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The Spike Lab has hired a cohort of fantastic new coaches. We’ll be doing a series of blogs introducing them to you. In this post, you’ll meet Nathaniel Toppelberg, a Yale alum who has launched multiple education companies.

New Coach Profiles: Introducing Ayna Agarwal

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The Spike Lab has hired a cohort of fantastic new coaches. We’ll be doing a series of blogs introducing them to you. In this post, you’ll meet Ayna Agarwal, a Stanford alum and Harvard HBS Class of 2020 student with years of experience in tech and policy.

New Coach Profiles: Introducing Uchechi Kalu

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The Spike Lab has hired a cohort of fantastic new coaches. We’ll be doing a series of blogs introducing them to you. In this post, you’ll meet Uchechi Kalu, a Princeton alum and talented writer with experience in college admissions and starting companies internationally.

See us quoted in US News & World Report!

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Our founder, Lloyd, was quoted in a recent article in US News & World Report about some of the biggest mistakes international…

2019-2020 Top College Supplemental Essays

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Colleges have released their supplemental essays for the 2019-2020 application cycle. This post includes a list of the supplements for most of the top colleges.

College Admissions Seminar in New York!

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Come join us at the Princeton Club on Thursday, September 5th for our seminar on A Different Approach to Getting into a Top US College.

New Coach Profiles: Introducing Grace Chiang

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The Spike Lab has hired a cohort of fantastic new coaches. We’ll be doing a series of blogs introducing them to you. In this post, you’ll meet Grace Chiang, a Yale alum and Stanford MBA with experience in venture-backed startups and at McKinsey.

The Spike Lab at New York EdTech Meetup

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Last week, our founder Lloyd had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the New York EdTech Meetup, the country’s largest…

How To Get Into Harvard: Lessons from the Harvard Trial

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No decision has been reached yet in the Harvard admissions trial, but it’s already changed the world of elite college admissions. This post takes an inside look at Harvard’s admissions processes and discusses some of the biggest takeaways and what you can do to increase your chances of getting into Harvard.

The Front, Side and Back Doors into Elite US Colleges

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The massive admissions scandal shook the foundation of the American college admissions system. In particular, it exposed the existence of immoral and illegal “side doors” into elite universities. This article explains what you need to know going forward if you’re considering hiring a private counselor for college applications.