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IvyWise Class of 2017: Where Are They Going?

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:19 AM

Here’s Where IvyWise Students Will Be Attending College This Fall

It was a great admissions season for the IvyWise class of 2017, with 91% of our students gaining admission to one or more of their top choice colleges. IvyWise students received over 400 acceptances to over 140 different colleges, but where are they enrolling?

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Class of 2022: Have You Started On Your College Applications and Essays?

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 @ 12:32 PM

Students Can Get a Head Start On College Applications and Essays This Summer

The school year may be coming to a close, but the college admissions process is just starting for rising high school seniors (aka the college class of 2022). In addition to preparing for standardized testing and finalizing college lists, rising seniors also have the opportunity to get a head start on their college application essays during the summer break.

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Resources for Rising College Freshmen

By IvyWise on Thu, Jun 15, 2017 @ 10:29 AM

Here Are Some Resources to Help You Prepare For Your Freshman Year of College This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and while rising high school seniors are turning their focus toward the college application process, those who have already graduated are preparing for their first year in college. There’s a lot that rising college freshmen can do this summer to prepare for their first year on campus.

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Yes, Your Social Media Matters When Applying to College

By IvyWise on Tue, Jun 06, 2017 @ 12:59 PM

Even After You’re Admitted Your Social Media Presence Can Impact Your Admission Decisions

This spring, at least 10 members of Harvard’s class of 2021 had their offers of admission rescinded after the university was alerted to a private group message in which some incoming freshmen were posting offensive memes. This is a good opportunity to remind college bound students of the effect social media can have on the college admissions process before – and after – applying.

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IvyWise Pro Bono Student Feature: Andrea

By IvyWise on Wed, May 24, 2017 @ 12:41 PM

IvyWise Pro Bono Student Andrea Shares Her Experience, Motivation, and Advice

The admissions season has come to a close for the college class of 2021, and now the focus has shifted toward the class of 2022. While the admissions process is full of stats like admission rates, yield, SAT and ACT scores, and more, it’s important to remember what really matters when applying to college: the student. At IvyWise we have the honor of working with a number of amazing students, and we’d like to take the time to feature some of them.

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Class of 2021 Yield Rates

By IvyWise on Thu, May 18, 2017 @ 11:06 AM

Colleges Report Matriculation for the Class of 2021

This college admissions season saw record-low admission rates, but what colleges are really concerned about now is yield – the percentage of admitted students who enroll. Class of 2021 yield rates are starting to emerge – giving prospective students a better picture of the most recent freshman class.

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Colleges Still Accepting Applications for the Class of 2021

By IvyWise on Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

There’s Still Time to Apply to College! Over 500 Colleges and Universities Are Still Accepting Students to the Class of 2021

Whether you got a late start on the college admissions process, or you weren’t accepted to the colleges to which you applied, there’s still a chance to secure a spot in the class of 2021. NACAC’s annual College Openings Update: Options for Qualified Students survey lists over 500 colleges and universities that have space available for the freshman class entering fall 2017.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Essay

By IvyWise on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 01:43 PM

Here’s What Students Need to Know About the SAT Essay Section

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

Understanding test content, formatting, and changes are important when preparing for the SAT – especially the essay portion. There have been a number of changes to the SAT since the launch of the new exam in 2016, and our guide to the SAT Essay will help students better understand how to master this section should they choose to take it.

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Juniors: Tips to Help You Create Your College List

By IvyWise on Wed, May 03, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Here are Some Resources to Help Students Build a Balanced College List

Juniors: Do you know where you’ll be applying to college this fall? Now’s the time to create your balanced college list if you haven’t started already.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Math Section

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

Here’s What Students Need to Know About the SAT Math Section

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

Understanding test content, formatting, and changes are important when preparing for the SAT – especially the Math section. There have been a number of changes to the SAT math section since the launch of the new exam in 2016, and IvyWise is here to help students better understand how to master this portion of the SAT.

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