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Join us for an evening with IvyWise College Admissions Counselors...

...to discuss how an intentional high school experience can empower students to identify their strengths and interests in preparation for higher education. Ivywise is the nation’s leading college admissions consultancy, and they believe in helping families to avoid stress while navigating this process. In 2018, 91% of IvyWise students were accepted into one or more of their three top-choice schools. These expert consultants will discuss the importance of test prep, structuring an academic schedule, finding a mentor, and committing to specific extracurriculars.

This event is designed for families with students in 6th-9th grades. Teens are welcome to join with their parents. Light bites will be served.


Date & Time:

Thursday, April 4th @6:30 PM


Midtown Athletic Club— The Logan Room
2444 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Sponsored by Bennett Day School

Meet the Speaker: Lindsay Badeaux

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Ivy Wise Principal College Admissions Counselor &

Former Northwestern University Admissions Officer

Lindsay graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in sociology and went on to earn a master’s degree in higher education administration and policy from Northwestern University. While completing her graduate degree, Lindsay worked as a graduate assistant at Northwestern, assisting with student development and academic services for athletes. Lindsay then worked in the undergraduate admissions office at Northwestern, reading applications and helping to inform families on the admissions process. As a counselor, Lindsay loves working with students to help them discover their unique stories and guiding them to achieve their education goals. She has a passion for the liberal arts and enjoys working with undergraduate applicants interested in the liberal arts, business, and more in a wide variety of colleges and universities across the South and Midwest. Currently, Lindsay is a Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she works with MBA applicants.