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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 16-20

Posted on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

Class of 2021 Application Numbers, College Prep Resources for Sophomores


With the new year comes new college prep goals, and with seniors all but done with their college applications, the focus has now shifted toward getting underclassmen college-ready.

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Tags: College Admissions News, Higher Education News, weekly news roundup

20 College Prep Resources for High School Sophomores

Posted on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 12:49 PM

Resources to Help Sophomores Get Started With College Planning


Junior year is right around the corner, so now is the perfect time for high school sophomores to start thinking about their college plans and what they need to do now in order to prepare for the admissions process.

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Tags: For College Planning, College Planning Checklist, For High School Sophomores

Life After College Application Deadlines: What Seniors Need to Do Now

Posted on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 01:56 PM

The College Admissions Process Doesn’t Stop After You Hit “Submit”


While there are a number of colleges still accepting applications for the class of 2021, many college application deadlines have passed and a lot of high school seniors have finished applying to college. So what happens next?

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Tags: For High School Seniors

College Prep Goals for 2017

Posted on Thu, Jan 05, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Start 2017 Off Strong By Setting Goals For The New Semester


Now that it’s a new year and winter break is over, it’s time to start focusing on what you should be doing to get ahead and make the most of the rest of the school year.

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Tags: For High School Freshmen, For High School Seniors, For High School Juniors, For College Planning, For High School Sophomores

More College Application Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on Wed, Dec 28, 2016 @ 12:47 PM

Watch Out For These College Application Mistakes Before You Hit “Submit”


College application deadlines are just days away, so now is the time for students to put the finishing touches on their apps, and double check for any mistakes.

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Tags: For College Applications, For College Application Essays, College Application Tips

Watch These 3 Great College Acceptance Videos

Posted on Wed, Dec 21, 2016 @ 03:25 PM

IvyWise Pro Bono Students Share the Moments They Learned of Their Early Acceptances to College


What’s it like to be accepted to your early decision or early action college? These students shared their reactions!

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Tags: For Students and Parents Interested in IvyWise, For IvyWise, For College Acceptance Rates

6 Tips to Help Seniors Finish College Applications Over Winter Break

Posted on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 12:05 PM

Regular Decision Deadlines Are Almost Here!


The clock is ticking and college bound students only have a little less than two weeks before regular decision applications are due. Many students will spend their winter break finishing their college applications, and we have some tips to help make that task a little easier.

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Tags: For High School Seniors, For College Applications, For The Common Application

What to Do if You Are Accepted to College Early Decision or Early Action

Posted on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 @ 06:00 PM

You Were Accepted to College Early! Here’s What to Do Next


Congratulations! You were accepted to your early decision or early action college. But what do you need to do next? There are a number of things to consider moving forward, so it’s important for students to weigh all their options before accepting an early offer of admission.

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Class of 2021 Early Admission Rates

Posted on Thu, Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:33 AM

Here are Early Admission Statistics for the Class of 2021


The first members of the college class of 2021 are in! Are you curious to see how this year’s early applicants compared to the class of 2020? Here’s our breakdown of the early admission numbers for the class of 2021. More decisions will be released this week and next, along with statistics, so we will be updating as more information becomes available!

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Tags: College Admission Rates, Early Admission Rates, Admission Rates, Early Application Numbers, For Ivy League Colleges, admission statistics

How to Read Your PSAT Score Report

Posted on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 @ 11:17 AM

PSAT Scores Are Out Today. Do You Know What They Mean?


PSAT scores from the October 2016 sitting will be released to students on December 12, and you may have questions about what they mean and how you can use them to your advantage. Here's our guide on how to read your PSAT score report.

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Tags: For Test Prep, For Standardized Tests, PSAT

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