Aviva Legatt
Contributor and Adjunct

Higher Ed

  • Access
  • Admission
  • Applications
  • Readiness
  • Workforce development
  • Costs
  • Value of college
  • International students
  • Race and diversity
  • Workplace issues

 Dr. Aviva Legatt, Founder and Principal Consultant at VivED Consulting, is a college admissions expert, Ivy League professor and Forbes contributor with experience on the undergraduate admissions committees of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. At Wharton, she also spearheaded the Leadership in the Business World pre-college program and its signature Wharton Senior Capstone course. Dr. Legatt’s column in Forbes covers issues in higher education affecting students under 30 years old. Through her column, she has had the honor of interviewing U.S. leaders including New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant, Olympic Gold gymnast Simone Biles, and Pitch Perfect’s Deke Sharon. Her expertise is featured in major publications including U.S. News and World Report, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Business Insider, Poets & Quants, Forbes, and many more. In Wharton’s Executive Education Program, she serves as a High-Performance Team facilitator and coach, helping executives improve collaboration skills.