Why Intellegym?

Too often, students and educators think of college acceptance as the finish line, but here’s the truth: it’s just the start.

If college is the beginning of an academic and professional marathon, the journey through high-school is the training. Just as no one expects to be prepared for a marathon after a few quick runs, we don’t believe that fast solutions lead to substantial progress.

At Intellegym, students receive the coaching they need to succeed in college and beyond. Our experts have gone the distance and teach each student to do the same. By fostering an environment of self-reflection, critical-thinking, and consistent growth, we help students become resilient, adaptable, and confident.

We are excited to start preparing for “the big race” with you. It’s time to start training!

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Our Vision

Intellegym was founded on the belief that consistency is the most important ingredient to our students’ success.

To promote this idea, Intellegym looked at another industry for inspiration—fitness. We identified three features in every exceptional gym: high-quality equipment, exceptionally trained staff, and a supportive atmosphere. By providing these aspects, gyms have helped millions reach their fitness goals. Why should education be any different?

By providing resources, instruction, and structure, Intellegym helps students overcome academic hurdles while simultaneously delving into their passions. Our members join a community that encourages intellectual discovery, thoughtful discussion, and consistent progress.


Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire and empower students to overcome the highest academic standards and understand their individual potential.

Our History

Previously known as The Ivy Advantage Academy, Intellegym is the next stage in our quest to provide exceptional academic services. With over three decades of combined experience in education, the founders of Intellegym bring together a wealth of insight on how to best serve our students.


Frank has consistently refined and improved his approach to working with [my children]. There is a more focused plan of action for both of them.

—P. Clark | Parent

Our Impact

Since 2013, The Ivy Advantage Academy has avidly supported 12+, an education nonprofit dedicated to improving school cultures in Philadelphia. During this time, Ivy has donated more than $75,000 to support the effort to bring education equity to all students in Philadelphia.

We are proud to say that Intellegym will continue this work. Every year, we will work together with 12+ to provide financial support, volunteer opportunities, and free services for their students. Through our partnership, we are committed to stirring positive change within students in Philadelphia.


Philadelphia Citizen

[We] plan to offer 12+ students part-time administrative jobs and [Intellegym] students the chance to volunteer in the city, helping tutor their peers and learning how they can use their privilege to positively impact the world.

August 2016 | Read Full Article