Karen Marks

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About Karen Marks

Karen has more than 12 years of experience evaluating candidates for admission to Dartmouth College and to the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Since founding North Star Admissions Consulting in 2012, she has helped applicants gain admission to the nation’s top schools, including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, Columbia, MIT, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, Wellesley, and more. Over the last three years, clients have been awarded more than 10.2 million dollars in scholarships, and more than 90% have gotten into one of their top choice schools.

Admissions Advice That Might Surprise You

As you start to work on your business school applications, here is some admissions advice that might surprise you. Don’t start activities just for your applications. Admissions Officers are pretty savvy, and if you suddenly start volunteering at the animal shelter, building houses for habitat for humanity and tutoring local elementary [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Perfect College List

Today is a big day in the college admissions world – it’s Ivy release day. If you are a high school sophomore or junior, or the parent of one, you are likely paying great attention to the results. Getting into the optimal college requires starting early, and creating the perfect [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|College Admissions, General Admissions|