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Considering College? Maybe You Should Invest in a Coach
Good grades alone are no guarantee of acceptance and the personal essay and interview can often make the difference — either way. “While grades are important, extracurricular activities are just as important, if not more, and will really help you stand out,” said Christopher Rim, president and chief executive of Command Education Group.
How to Write a Good College Application Essay
Here are some tips compiled from experts for writing that all-important application essay, which can often mean the difference between getting accepted — or rejected — by the school of your choice.
This life coach gets teens into Ivy schools
In 2013, Chris Rim was the first student at his Englewood, NJ, high school to get into Yale in almost a decade. Everyone was shocked: Rim “only” had a 3.8 GPA. “My guidance counselor told me not to waste my time or her time applying,” the now-22-year-old told The Post. Not only did Rim…
Christopher Rim, 22, tutors teenagers on how to get into Ivy League schools
Christopher Rim, 22, has been making a living tutoring high school students on how they can becoming more appealing to admissions departments at places like Harvard and Yale. His company Command Education, which he set up while he was a sophomore at Yale two years ago…
Christopher Rim on Forbes List 30 Under 30 – Education
As an undergrad at Yale, Christopher Rim helped conduct a national survey that asked how students feel in schools. The response: tired, stressed, and bored. This inspired him to start Command Education Group, which uses EQ coaching to help students gain admission to elite universities.
Forbes recognizes Yale affiliates in ‘30 Under 30’ issue
The latest Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30” edition includes several Yale affiliates in a variety of fields. Now in its seventh year, the edition features 600 individuals in 20 different industries. According to the magazine, the listing spotlights “the impressive, the inspiring, and the (genuinely) enviable.”
22-year-old Paramus native makes Forbes' 30 Under 30 list
At 22 years old, Christopher Rim has already made a name for himself. Despite his age, the Paramus native has an impressive résumé: he started his first company in eighth grade; founded a nonprofit; spent a summer working at Facebook; served on an advisory board for a foundation…
Here's how to understand your financial aid offer
Call the financial aid office and ask to go through the award letter line by line, advised Christopher Rim, CEO and president of Command Education, a college consulting firm in New York.”I encourage all students to do that to get a full understanding of what’s actually owed by students and their parents,” he said.
Don't Compare Your Child to Others
This may be easier said than done, but parents shouldn’t compare their teen’s college acceptances, or rejections, with those of their friends’ children, says Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of Command Education, a New York-based college admissions advising firm.
Christopher Rim aids students in finding the right college career path
Command Education Group is a unique consulting agency, where 20-somethings like Rim mentor high school students from across the tri-state area. Depending on the plan they choose, students can gain unlimited access to Rim’s team, who walk students through the college application process, from the early stages of figuring out what schools are a good fit, to scholarship searches, and eventually acceptance.
To get in to an Ivy League, more families turn to private consultants
When Christopher Rim, now 23, was the only graduating senior at his high school in Bergen County, New Jersey, to get accepted to Yale, underclassmen immediately reached out to ask him how he did it. Rim started his own college consulting firm from his dorm room to help other Ivy hopefuls.