How They Got In: Elite Case Studies

How They Got In: Elite Case Studies
November 2, 2023

Join a panel of AcceptU’s former Ivy League admissions officers as they discuss case studies from students who were accepted to Ivy League and other top universities, including Stanford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, last year. What was their hook – and how did they get in? In this webinar parents and students will learn:

  • Strategies on how to build a unique, differentiated profile
  • How to leverage early decision to maximize your child’s outcomes
  • Essay topics that will resonate best with college admissions officers
  • What admissions officers at elite universities are truly looking for in applicants 
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Presented by Stephen Friedfeld and Obi Ench

Stephen Friedfeld

Stephen is the co-founder and COO of AcceptU. He received a BA from Cornell University, an MA from Columbia University Teachers College, and a Ph.D. from Rice University. Prior to founding AcceptU, Stephen was an Assistant Dean of admissions at Cornell for four years and an Associate Dean of graduate admissions at Princeton University for six years. Stephen is an IECA Associate Member.

Obi Ench

Obi has a BA in psychology and Asian studies, as well as an MPA, from Clark University. Additionally, Obi received an MA from Columbia University Teachers College, focusing on international educational development. Obi worked as an admissions reader at Johns Hopkins University and an admissions consultant for EducationUSA.