Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates For 2022-2023 College Applicants

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It’s the 2022-2023 Early Decision and Early Action season!   Competition to Ivy League and highly selective colleges are expected to be high.  Therefore, expect many applicants with high SAT/ACT scores, high grades and seemly perfect applications and personal statements to be rejected or deferred to the regular decision pool.

Many of our clients are beginning to hear happy and positive news from colleges!

Here are some early decision and early action notification dates for Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities:

  • Barnard College:  Mid-December
  • Boston College:  December 15
  • Boston University:  December 15
  • Brown University:  Mid-December
  • Cal Tech:  Mid-December
  • Carnegie Mellon University:  December 15
  • Columbia University:  Mid-December
  • Cornell University:  Mid-December
  • Dartmouth University:  Mid-December
  • Duke University:  Mid-December
  • Georgetown University:  December 15
  • Hamilton College:  December 15
  • Harvard University:  Mid-December
  • Johns Hopkins University:  December 16
  • MIT:  Mid-December (EA)
  • New York University:  December 15 (ED I); (February 15 ED II)
  • Northwestern University:  Mid-December
  • Princeton University: Mid-December (SCEA)
  • Stanford University:  Mid-December
  • Swarthmore College:  Mid-December
  • Tufts University:  Mid-December
  • University of Michigan:  Late January 2023
  • University of Notre Dame: December 15
  • University of Pennsylvania:  Mid-December
  • Villanova University: December 15
  • Yale University:  Mid-December
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We expect that our clients will have positive results on the above dates because of Dr. Lowe’s weekly Student Parent meetings!

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By having continuous Weekly Skype/Zoom sessions directly with Dr. Paul Lowe, brainstorming ideas, developing admissions strategies, essay review, and mock interview sessions to develop amazing student profiles, our clients stand out and are accepted into Ivy League and highly selective colleges/universities and BS/MD programs


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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs. 

It’s Possible to Get Accepted Into BS/MD Programs If You Don’t Have Perfect Grades or SAT Scores

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Each year, Dr. Paul Lowe, BS/MD Admissions Guru works with four or five clients that don’t have perfect transcripts. They may have a couple B’s and even C’s. Last year, Dr. Lowe worked with five clients whose GPA weighted were below 3.5 and their SATs were below 1500 and they were accepted to BS/MD programs. Here are stats on one client: Female. South Asian descent (Indian American). Texas. GPA: 3.5 weighted. SAT scores: 1420. Result: She was admitted to two BS/MD programs.

So, what happened? How was she selected over other students who had nearly perfect SAT’s, high GPAs and shadowed multiple doctors and lots of community service? In her high school, the valedictorian, salutatorian and top 5 other students were rejected from all BS/MD programs and Ivies and several highly selective universities.

BS/MD programs are not seeking just extraordinary students or superstars. They are seeking students who are going to be great doctors. They are not seeking students who sound like everyone else! They value individuals with desirable characteristics in addition to your goals and achievements.

BS/MD program admissions officers evaluate applications with a fine-tooth comb which means that your entire student profile (freshman year to senior year) is reviewed. They seek to know your originality, cultural competence, deviations from the perceived norm/traditions, self-definition, honesty, attitude and other character attributes. In short, they seek to know who YOU are.

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Getting into BS/MD programs, however, is not just about who you are (or what your parents perceive that you should be) but about how you effectively tell your story (conveying your character and narrative). What it all comes down to is how you demonstrate your personal qualities, leadership, and commitment to your community through the application. This takes the form of the collective expression of honest and meaningful personal statements and essays, involved extracurricular activities, and descriptive recommendation letters that help the admissions officers determine whether to accept or reject you.  High-achieving students (and their parents) tend to mistakenly believe that their scores and grades are enough to win admissions to their desired schools.   

While it’s rare for someone with a 3.5 weighted GPA to get into a BS/MD program, it’s not impossible. Dr. Lowe spends weekly Skype sessions in helping his clients develop and demonstrate their personal trademark to admissions officers. While the odds are against you with a weak academic profile, over the years. Dr. Lowe has helped many students with poor GPA’s/grades and low SAT scores get into BS/MD programs.

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By having continuous Weekly Skype/Zoom sessions directly with Dr. Paul Lowe, brainstorming ideas, developing admissions strategies, essay review, and mock interview sessions to develop amazing student profiles, our clients stand out and are accepted into Ivy League and highly selective colleges/universities and BS/MD programs


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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network.  He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliate, BS/MD Admissions Advisors, help high school students get accepted to BS/MD programs. As a result of his continuous clients’ acceptances into BS/MD programs, his clients have considered him: BS/MD Admissions Guru.

Our BS/MD Admissions practice is specialized: Dr. Lowe and his team ONLY work with parents who understand that the BS/MD admissions process is highly competitive and thus desire help from an admissions expert. They appreciate the value and investment in paying for expert advice consisting of a detailed and ongoing comprehensive admissions advisory service for their child’s dream of becoming a doctor.  He also specializes in helping international students in the BS/MD process. Parents who chose to use our services want to call their son or daughter – “Doctor” when they are seniors in high school.

College Admissions and BS/MD Programs: Homeschoolers

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Not all clients we advise are from public or private schools. Each year, we advise homeschoolers!

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Our homeschooler clients are admitted to Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities and BS/MD programs because we encourage them to present clear documentation of their learning and unique experiences. Homeschoolers who are aiming at top schools are advised by Dr. Lowe and his team to think carefully about how they want to present themselves during admissions selection process.

We help our homeschool clients in creating their unique and meaningful narratives so that admissions committees want them to be accepted into their colleges and BS/MD programs!

Our understanding of home school curricula, class time and assignments and how to convey them appropriately to admissions officers helps our clients. Our home school clients are unique because they have individualized and personalized academic plans. As a result, year after year, they have been accepted to Ivy League and highly competitive colleges and universities and BS/MD programs – They stand out in the college admissions game!

Dr. Lowe successfully works with homeschool students and their parents to prepare for and during the college admissions process students.

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By having continuous Weekly Skype/Zoom sessions directly with Dr. Paul Lowe, brainstorming ideas, developing admissions strategies, essay review, and mock interview sessions to develop amazing student profiles, our home school clients stand out and are accepted into Ivy League and highly selective colleges/universities and BS/MD programs


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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs. 

Brown University Family Weekend 2022

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This past weekend, I was invited by several of my Brown and Brown PLME clients to Brown University Family Weekend! What a great experience to see my clients and their parents enjoying the Brown campus and Thayer Street together!

After two months on the campus, students were happily sharing their lives with their parents, siblings and aunts and uncles! I enjoyed attending the many academic forums, sporting events and the Brown-sponsored evening WaterFire with them.

After all our hard work together, it’s so great to see my clients and their families enjoying my alma mater!

Here are our 2022 Brown PLME results: 12 clients applied.  Of the 12, 8 were accepted to PLME. The remaining 4: One accepted to Brown undergrad, 1 accepted to Harvard (also accepted to RPI/AMC), 1 accepted to Yale, and one accepted to Dartmouth (also accepted to GW and NJIT BSMD programs).

Dr. Lowe and his team collectively bring a wealth of admissions experience, along with diverse cultural perspectives that are INVALUABLE to their BS/MD clients! They are skilled in the language and rhythm of college admissions!


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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network.  He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliate, BS/MD Admissions Advisors, help high school students get accepted to BS/MD programs. As a result of his continuous clients’ acceptances into BS/MD programs, his clients have considered him: BS/MD Admissions Guru.

Our BS/MD Admissions practice is specialized: Dr. Lowe and his team ONLY work with parents who understand that the BS/MD admissions process is highly competitive and thus desire help from an admissions expert. They appreciate the value and investment in paying for expert advice consisting of a detailed and ongoing comprehensive admissions advisory service for their child’s dream of becoming a doctor.  He also specializes in helping international students in the BS/MD process. Parents who chose to use our services want to call their son or daughter – “Doctor” when they are seniors in high school.

Independent Educational Consultants/Admissions Advisors: Dr. Paul Lowe Is Everywhere

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Over the past 23 years, Dr. Lowe and his team of admissions advisors have worked with U.S. and international clients gain admissions to Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities as well as top BS/MD programs. Our clients’ proven success speaks to our unmatched admissions advisory services! Parents who hire us know that they want RESULTS, not just help! Parents understand that they need INDEPENDENT professional help (private educational consultants/admissions advisors) to navigate the uncertainties and unexpected challenges of the constantly changing admissions landscape): College Admissions Advisors Complement/Augment High School Counselors | High School Guidance Counselors/College Admissions: Big Caseloads and Little Time | The Need for a BS/MD Admissions Advisor Even When You Have a High School Counselor.

Our clients hail from public and private U.S. high schools as well as international schools and homeschools. Obviously, we won’t tell you the names of our clients, but we can tell you which high schools they attend or from which they graduated.

U.S. Private/Boarding Schools (partial list)

  • American Heritage Schools (FL)
  • Avenues The World School (NY)
  • Brookfield Academy (WI)
  • Brunswick School (CT)
  • Buckingham Browne & Nichols School (MA)
  • Cate School (CA)
  • Cheshire Academy (CT)
  • Choate Rosemary Hall (CT)
  • Collegiate School (NY)
  • Dana Hall School (MA)
  • Deerfield Academy (MA)
  • Durham Academy (NC)
  • Dwight School (NY)
  • Dwight-Englewood School (NJ)
  • Garrison Forest School (MD)
  • Georgetown Day School (DC)
  • Germantown Friends School (PA)
  • Greenwich Academy (CT)
  • Hackley School (NY)
  • Hamden Hall Country Day School (CT)
  • Harvard-Westlake School (CA)
  • Hawai’i Preparatory Academy (HI)
  • Hopkins School (CT)
  • Horace Mann School (NY)
  • Hotchkiss School (CT)
  • Iolani School (HI)
  • Lake Forest Academy (IL)
  • Lawrenceville School (NJ)
  • Middlesex School (MA)
  • Noble and Greenough School (MA)
  • Northfield Mount Hermon (MA)
  • Pingry School (NJ)
  • Phillips Andover (MA)
  • Phillips Exeter (NH)
  • Ransome Everglades School (FL)
  • Rye Country Day School (NY)
  • Sidwell Friends School (DC)
  • St. Marks School of Texas (TX)
  • St. Paul’s School (NH)
  • Taft School (CT)
  • TASIS Dorado (PR)
  • Trevor Day School (NY)
  • The Awty International School (TX)
  • The Brearley School (NY)
  • The Chapin School (NY)
  • The Dalton School (NY)
  • The Ethel Walker School (CT)
  • The Frederick Gunn School (CT)
  • The Hewitt School (NY)
  • The Hill School (PA)
  • The Hockaday School (TX)
  • The Masters School (NY)
  • The Madeira School (VA)
  • The Overlake School (WA)
  • The Shipley School (PA)
  • The Spence School (NY)
  • The Thacher School (CA)
  • The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools (IL)
  • The Westminster Schools (GA)
  • Trinity School (NY)
  • University School of Milwaukee (WI)
  • Westminster School (CT)
  • Wichita Collegiate School (KS)
  • Wilmington Friends School (DE)

U.S. Public High Schools (partial list)

  • Acton-Boxborough Regional High School (MA)
  • Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School (MA)
  • Amity Regional High School (CT)
  • Bronx High School of Science (NY)
  • Bronxville High School (NY)
  • Chantilly High School (VA)
  • Darien High School (CT)
  • Dougherty Valley High School (CA)
  • Fairfax High School (VA)
  • Grassfield High School-Governor’s STEM Academy (VA)
  • Great Neck South High School (NY)
  • Great Valley High School (PA)
  • Greenwich High School (CT)
  • Guilford High School (CT)
  • Horace Greeley High School (NY)
  • Interlake High School (WA)
  • Jericho High School (NY)
  • Joel Barlow High School (CT)
  • Lawrence E. Elkins High School (TX) 
  • Lexington High School (MA)
  • Longmeadow High School (MA)
  • Lovejoy High School (TX)
  • Mamaroneck High School (NY)
  • Manhasset Secondary School (NY)
  • New Canaan High School (CT)
  • Newport High School (WA)
  • New Providence High School (NJ)
  • New Rochelle High School (NY)
  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NC)
  • Northside College Preparatory High School (IL)
  • Obra D. Tompkins High School (TX)
  • Plano East Senior High School (TX)
  • Princeton High School (NJ)
  • Rye High School (NY)
  • Roslyn High School (NY)
  • Scarsdale High School (NY)
  • School of Science and Engineering Magnet School (TX)
  • Seven Lakes High School (TX)
  • Shelton High School (CT)
  • Signature School (IN)
  • Staples High School (CT)
  • Syossett Senior High School (NY)
  • The Charter School of Wilmington (DE)
  • Thousand Oaks High School (CA)
  • Trumbull High School (CT)
  • Walter Johnson High School (MD)
  • Walter Payton College Preparatory High School (IL)
  • Walt Whitman High School (MD)
  • Westfield High School (NJ)
  • Weston High School (CT)
  • Weston High School (MA)
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North (NJ)
  • West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South (NJ)
  • Wilton High School (CT)
  • Union County Magnet High School (NJ)
  • University High School of Indiana (IN)

International High Schools (partial list)

  • Aiglon College (CH) – Switzerland
  • Akosombo International School (GH)
  • Ashbury College (ON) – Canada
  • Collège Alpin International Beau Soleil (CH) – Switzerland
  • Collège du Léman International School (CH) – Switzerland
  • Escola Graduada de Sao Paulo (BR)
  • École Jeannine Manuel (FR)
  • École Jeannine Manuel (UK)
  • Eton College (UK)
  • Ghana International School (GH)
  • Institut Auf Dem Rosenberg (CH) – Switzerland
  • Institut Le Rosey (CH) – Switzerland
  • Lincoln Community School (GH)
  • Notre-Dame International High School (FR)
  • Opoku Ware Senior High School (GH)
  • Ridley College (ON) Canada
  • St. George’s International School (CH) – Switzerland
  • St. Paul’s Girls’ School (UK)
  • TASIS England (UK)
  • TASIS The American School Switzerland (CH)
  • The Latymer School (UK)
  • Westminster School (UK)
  • Wilson’s School, Sutton (UK)
  • Wolmers Girls’ School (JM)
  • Wycombe Abbey School (UK)

Homeschool (Throughout the U.S.)

Consider Dr. Paul Lowe an additional team member, as other parents do, in your child’s journey for successful admissions to an Ivy League and highly selective college or university or BS/MD program!

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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs. 

How to Get Rejected from BS/MD Programs

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As students fill out their college and BS/MD applications, they work meticulously on them to do everything right and impress the admissions offices and committees. However, as prospective students are trying to make their applications perfect, they may overlook certain aspects of their profiles, admission journeys and applications which could lead to rejections.

In the hypercompetitive BS/MD Admissions universe, having perfect grades, high SAT/ACT scores, while doing research and shadowing may help, but it won’t necessarily increase your chances to have a spot at BS/MD programs. I receive calls and emails from parents who really believe and want to confirm that they have done the right things the right way and haven taken all the steps to ensure that their children have a shot at BS/MD programs. They are usually mistaken!

I discover that they have made bad assumptions and egregious mistakes when they call me later that their children were: (1) Rejected from all BS/MD programs as well as Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities, (2) They were invited for BS/MD interviews but were later rejected. (3) They call us in the fall as their child is entering a super-safety school (because they were rejected from all, but that school).

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Three examples (they were not my clients) last year: (1) A valedictorian who applied to 19 schools (Ivy and BS/MD programs) and 2 safety schools was accepted to only 2 schools – her safety schools and now attends a safety. Result: Parents have now hired us for college admissions transfer. (2) A student (I must say here from Texas area) whose parents thought that she was a shoo-in to BS/MD programs, was rejected from all BS/MD programs and all colleges and decided to take a gap year! (3) A student applying to BS/MD programs – parents assured us that he shadowed with top physicians and had published. However, upon review of “Why Doctor” essays AND interviews major errors were found. The student was rejected from all BS/MD programs! In addition, the student was also rejected from Ivy League and highly selective schools because there were major errors on his Common Application!

Here are 30 ways how high school students and BS/MD applicants (and their parents) cause their own rejections!

  1. Follow what other students did the previous year.
  2. Follow advice from online platforms.
  3. Read books with obsolete advice.
  4. Hire an educational consultant who has no experience in BS/MD admissions.
  5. Assume that because you have great standardized test scores you have great shot.
  6. Assume that your school college counselor understands the nuances of BS/MD programs and medical school admissions.
  7. Hire multiple educational consultants in an attempt to get the lowest price.
  8. Have your parents or relatives write your Common Application and BS/MD supplemental essays.
  9. Your Common Application, essays, letters of recommendations and profile are disconnected.
  10. Your high school college counselor and/or teachers were unsupportive or did not write a strong letter of recommendation.
  11. Your applications are vague and generic.
  12. Your supplemental essays are disjointed and don’t answer the questions.
  13. Your application sounds just like ones on the internet (and therefore everyone else).
  14. You assume that admissions officers will not find errors in your application and narrative.
  15. You made mistakes during the undergraduate interview.
  16. You made mistakes during the alumnus/a interview
  17. You made mistakes during the medical school interview.
  18. You assume that other students in your class are not applying to BS/MD programs.
  19. You assume that the narrative you and/or your parents created will be believable by admissions officers.
  20. Your “Why Doctor Essay” was filled with why you can’t be a doctor or should not be a doctor.
  21. Your “connections” actually are the reasons why you will be rejected.
  22. You assume that because your parent or parents are physicians that they understand BS/MD admissions.
  23. You assume that you can game BS/MD admissions.
  24. You assume that there is no bias in college admissions.
  25. You assume that by talking with a student who is currently enrolled in a BS/MD program that you are in!
  26. You make mistakes involving etiquette, manners and attitude.
  27. You assume that winning multiple awards will get you in.
  28. You lack meaningful extracurricular activities.
  29. You underestimate consequences of the closings of BS/MD programs.
  30. You decide not to hire an expert with years of experience, contacts and proven acceptance rates – A BS/MD Admissions Guru because you believe it’s not worth it!

Congratulations! After following all the steps, you (or your parents) will be instrumental in causing your rejection from BS/MD programs as well as Ivy League colleges and universities and colleges with excellent pre-med programs.

Many parents gamble on their children’s futures. They underestimate the risks that will lead to rejections and overestimate the chances of success using antiquated generic strategies.

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After years of preparation, intense studying, taking all those AP courses, hours of shadowing, writing papers (possibly publishing), violin recitals, dance competitions, team sports, volunteering, traveling, visiting hundreds of “how-to websites” and your parents saying that you wanted to be a doctor since you were 5 years old – you use one or several or all the above steps and are outright rejected! My questions are always: Why would you? How could you? What were you thinking? The reason or answer to these questions: Students (and parents) actually believe that they know more than BS/MD Admissions Guru!

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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group network.  He and his team of admissions advisors, through the admissions affiliate, BS/MD Admissions Advisors, help high school students get accepted to BS/MD programs. As a result of his continuous clients’ acceptances into BS/MD programs, his clients have considered him: BS/MD Admissions Guru.

Our BS/MD Admissions practice is specialized: Dr. Lowe and his team ONLY work with parents who understand that the BS/MD admissions process is highly competitive and thus desire help from an admissions expert. They appreciate the value and investment in paying for expert advice consisting of a detailed and ongoing comprehensive admissions advisory service for their child’s dream of becoming a doctor.  He also specializes in helping international students in the BS/MD process. Parents who chose to use our services want to call their son or daughter – “Doctor” when they are seniors in high school.

The Lawrenceville School: Top New Jersey Boarding School

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Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey is rated by Niche as:  #1 Best College Prep High School in New Jersey, #2 Best Boarding high School in New Jersey, #2 Best Private School in New Jersey.

Visiting Lawrenceville, allows my team and I to understand the vibrant school environment and talk with admissions personnel.

Lawrenceville is one of the Ten Schools. What makes it unique among other elite New England schools is that it is only one hour from Manhattan.  Its enrollment is 817 students, but appears as a smaller school because of its unique house system.

Lawrenceville is one of the most prestigious, elite and highly selective boarding schools in the world.  Its acceptance rate is 19%. Lawrenceville’s college matriculation rate to Ivy League and highly selective colleges and universities is high.

Year after year, our clients get accepted to Lawrenceville, many are local New Jersey residents, students from around the US and international students.

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This year past year 2022, all of our U.S. as well as international clients who applied to Lawrenceville were accepted.  Congratulations to all!!

Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director and lead admissions expert at Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group’s  Boarding School Admissions Consultants, an affiliate of Private School Admissions Advisors.  Dr. Lowe specializes in providing exclusive concierge-type admissions advisory services for U.S. and international students who are interested in applying to top U.S. boarding schools.  Dr. Lowe helps U.S. and international students gain admissions into top U.S. boarding schools even after they have been wait-listed and rejected.

Dr. Lowe and his team of diverse admissions experts provide unrivaled, unmatched and unparalleled admissions advisory and educational research services for their clients. Most importantly, you work DIRECTLY with Dr. Lowe and get the benefits of his entire team. By working with Dr. Lowe, one-on-one, you work with his reputation, his expertise, his experience and his success!

Adding Color To Your College Applications and Essays Matter

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At Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, we add COLOR to our clients’ profiles.  It’s what makes our boutique admissions advisory firm different!  COLOR makes you more visually appealing; it adds an attractive vitality and magnetic quality.  It gives you a more dynamic and harmonious appearance.

As a physician-scientist, admissions advisor and artist-COLORist, to me, COLOR is everything. It’s characteristics: hue, value and intensity make our clients’ profiles, applications and essays more interesting!  Adding COLOR, gives our clients a competitive admissions edge and makes them standout!   What do you need to be more COLORful?  It’s not just about ROYGBIV.  By adding COLOR, we make college and BS/MD applications and student-profiles more enjoyable to admissions officers and committees. 

Isn’t that what you want? COLOR

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Color is one of the chief properties that gives objects their own individual  visual characteristics.  It makes a unique contribution to the appearance. The different hues, tones, shades, tints and value demonstrated in your essay allows our clients’ applications and essays to shine!


Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs. 

Boarding School Applications Increase in the 2022-2023 Admissions Season

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Many boarding schools are reporting an increase in the number of applications.  Our firm is also experiencing an increase in inquiries regarding our boarding school admissions advisory services.  Top U.S. boarding schools including: Andover, Exeter, Lawrenceville, Choate, St. Paul’s, Hill, Taft, Loomis, Hotchkiss, Hackley, Deerfield, Thatcher, Middlesex and Groton have seen increases!

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Boarding schools have seen a flurry of new interest from families who view private schools as being better equipped to provide robust instruction, given their financial resources, space and nimbleness in adapting.  As a result of this interest, the competition for coveted spots have increased. The reason is: PRESTIGE!

Earlier this year, many students who applied to top boarding schools, including Exeter, Andover, St. Paul’s and Choate were place on waitlists and were eventually notified that they could not gain entrance for the current year. In a letter to families, one boarding school stated in April, 2022: “At this time, it is clear that we will be unable to admit students from our waiting list in the near future as we anticipate being overenrolled….followed by another note in August 2022: “…we remain fully enrolled and as such, will be unable to offer admission to any students from our waiting list. I am sorry not to have better news for you and on behalf of all of my colleagues here in the admission office”.

It’s important for parents to hire an expert who understands how to successfully navigate the boarding school admissions process! After all, parents prefer their children to be accepted rather than rejected or placed on a waitlist.


Paul Reginald Lowe is the managing director and lead admissions expert at Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group’s  Boarding School Admissions Consultants, an affiliate of Private School Admissions Advisors.  Dr. Lowe specializes in providing exclusive concierge-type admissions advisory services for U.S. and international students who are interested in applying to top U.S. boarding schools.  Dr. Lowe helps U.S. and international students gain admissions into top U.S. boarding schools even after they have been wait-listed and rejected.

Dr. Lowe and his team of diverse admissions experts provide unrivaled, unmatched and unparalleled admissions advisory and educational research services for their clients. Most importantly, you work DIRECTLY with Dr. Lowe and get the benefits of his entire team. By working with Dr. Lowe, one-on-one, you work with his reputation, his expertise, his experience and his success!

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At Pinnacle Educational Center/Admissions Advisors Group, we are UNRIVALED, UNMATCHED and UNPARALLED because we are DIFFERENT!

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We add rhythm and color to our client-student profiles, so they have a competitive admissions advantage and stand out! Ultimately, our clients are accepted into top-choice colleges/universities, BS/MD programs and private/boarding schools! It’s great to be DIFFERENT!

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Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder and managing director of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group, provides comprehensive counseling advice, exclusively for admissions to top private schools; Ivy League and highly-selective colleges/universities; BS/MD programs; graduate and medical schools and top visual and performing arts programs.