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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 19-23

  
  
  
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Stanford Students Gain to Access Admissions Files, Arizona Will Require High School Students to Pass Citizenship Test to Graduate  

It’s Friday, and we’re here to help parents and students catch up on the latest admissions and higher education news!  

January Feature: What's the 1 In a 4-1-4 Academic Calendar?

  
  
  
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These Month-Long January Term Classes Offer Unique Learning Opportunities for Students

At IvyWise we like to highlight colleges, programs, and facets of college life that many students may not be aware of. Each month, we will highlight a unique aspect of a school, program, or event in an effort to help students learn more about the variety of institutions in the US – and the many different ways they can get a best-fit education.  

Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 12-16

  
  
  
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Free Community College Plan, Can College Essays Predict Academic Success?  

It’s the Friday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and while many students are looking forward to the long weekend, it’s important to stay on task and use some of this time off to your advantage.  

MOOC Roundup: Some of the Best Online Courses Offered by Top Colleges

  
  
  
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Learn About the Things You Love For Free From Some of The US's Most Selective Colleges

Part of learning is exploring new interests, and with the accessibility of massive open online courses (MOOCs) high school and college students (and even adults!) are able to expand their knowledge on topics they’re really passionate about, or just want to delve a little deeper into.  

Spring College Planning Resources for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors

  
  
  
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Underclassmen and Juniors Should Use This Semester To Dive Into College Admissions Preparation  

The start of the spring semester marks the halfway point in the school year for many students, and while seniors spent the fall focused on college applications, now is the time for juniors and underclassmen to get a jump-start on the college admissions process.  

Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Dec. 29 - Jan. 2

  
  
  
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College Offers Salary Guarantee, 2015 College Prep Resolutions  

It’s officially 2015, and many regular decision deadlines have already passed! For many college bound high school seniors, the college application process has come to close after hitting “submit” on the last of their applications. For some applying to school with deadlines in mid-January, the process will be over soon enough.  

How to Set Academic and College Prep Goals for 2015

  
  
  
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Set Attainable Academic New Year's Resolutions That Will Help You in the Admissions Process

As the New Year approaches, many people are setting goals and resolutions to accomplish in 2015. The onset of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and determine what improvements to make in the coming months – whether personally, professionally, or, in the case of many high school students, academically.   

How to Stay Productive Over Winter Break

  
  
  
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There's Plenty You Can Do Over Winter Break to Prepare for College Admissions

The holiday season is here, and students are getting a much-needed break from their normal school schedule. While it’s necessary for students to take some time to recharge, many often become restless after a few days and may need some productive ways to pass the time.  

Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Dec. 15-19

  
  
  
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College Enrollment Drops Slightly, More Class of 2019 Early Admission Rates  

This week was full of early decision chaos, with many students hearing back from their early schools earlier this week.  

Class of 2019 Early Admission Rates

  
  
  
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Colleges See Increase in Early Applications, Slight Decrease in Early Admission Rates

The first members of the Class of 2019 are in, and many are anxious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the Class of 2019. Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the Class of 2019. We will be updating as more statistics become available!


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