Aviva Legatt

Dr. Aviva Legatt is a recognized expert in the field of college admissions, with over 15 years of experience in higher education. She is the founder of Ivy Insight, a firm known for its comprehensive college admissions consulting and coaching services. Dr. Legatt is an esteemed author, having published “Get Real and Get In” with St. Martin’s Press in 2021, a book aimed at transforming the college admissions journey into an empowering and inspiring process for students and their families. This approach is grounded in her extensive experience in Ivy League admissions, higher education expertise, and interviews with thought leaders, leading to what Ivy Insight describes as developing the “College Admissions X-Factor.” Her work is highly regarded by prominent publications and organizations; the New York Times hails her as a trustworthy expert on college admissions. Additionally, Dr. Legatt is a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School, where she teaches courses on diversity and teamwork, both in person and online through Coursera. Her courses have been recognized for their excellence by Poets & Quants. Moreover, she contributes a column to Forbes, addressing contemporary issues in higher education and interviewing notable figures such as Olympian Simone Biles and author Adam Grant. Ivy Insight stands out for its personalized, results-driven approach to college admissions, emphasizing the development of expertise and impact in specific areas while aligning with the best-fit colleges and majors for students. Dr. Legatt and her team guide and support students through this high-stakes journey, achieving enviable acceptance rates and providing clarity, guidance, ease, and support for both students and their parents.

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