Success Stories

Through the flexibility, personalization, and acceleration of a My Ivy Education path, our first two students have had unparalleled opportunities for success from kindergarten to top-tier college acceptance.

Ash interning on a fossil-hunting dig under the tutelage of world-renowned paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Lacovara

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KRYSTLE DICRISTOFALO

• Accepted to first-choice Ivy League school Columbia University

• Played harp, danced, and was honored for creative writing at Carnegie Hall (pictured) on three separate occasions

• Played harp and danced at Lincoln Center on two separate occasions

• 2-time National Gold Medalist in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

• Plays harp with Hall of Fame musicians Eddie Brigati & Johnny Farina

• Grand Winner in the National League of Performing Arts Young Musicians Showcase Competition

• Writing published in Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Imagine MagazineEncyclopedia of American Myths, Legends, and Folklore, and Cicada Magazine, among others

• National Merit and other merit-based scholarships Finalist

• One of 56 out of 1,766 rising high school seniors to be accepted to the prestigious Telluride Association Summer Program

• Ashley Lauren Foundation volunteer for children with cancer

• Took 10 university- and graduate-level classes in high school

• Observer-delegate to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights

• Won first-place at 7 years old in the Wall Township High School spelling bee across all grade levels

 

Krystle

ASH DICRISTOFALO

• Accepted to first-choice school Haverford College with plans to participate in the 4+1 Haverford+University of Pennsylvania program and receive a masters in biological engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in 5 years

• Working with Universal Studios crerative director R.C. Aradio and an award-winning novelist to illustrate a confidential project

• Intern with world-renowned paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Lacovara at Rowan University excavating and studying fossil diversity to research the dinosaur extinction

• 4-time finalist in international and national math modeling competitions HiMCM and IM2C

• Won international and national awards for artwork

• Won national award for essay writing from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and other competitions

• Artwork published in The Claremont Review and CelebratingArt

• Writing published in the Encyclopedia of American Myths, Legends, and Folklore

• Founded T-shirt startup

• Took 10 university- and graduate-level classes in high school

• Observer-delegate to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights

Ash

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