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31 College Prep Resources for High School Juniors

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 16, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

Resources to Help High School Juniors Stay On Track With Their College Planning

 

The college application process is right around the corner for high school juniors, and we have a number of resources to help college bound juniors get and stay on track before they apply to college in the fall.

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Class of 2021 Regular Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

Here Are the Regular Admission Decision Dates for the Class of 2021

 

As we draw closer to the middle of the spring semester, college across the country are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of college applications to the class of 2021 in order to deliver regular admission decisions by the end of March.

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Summer Programs for STEM Students

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 09, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

These Summer Programs for STEM Students Are Still Accepting Applications

 

For students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM), there are plenty of ways to gain valuable experience over the summer, whether it’s through an internship, a summer program, or an independent project.

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2017-18 Common Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 08, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Common App Brings Back the Topic of Choice Essay for 2017

 

Regular decisions for the class of 2021 are far from being released, but the college admissions process for current high school juniors is already revving up with the announcement of the 2017-18 Common Application essay prompts.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Reading Section

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 07, 2017 @ 11:21 AM


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

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

We’re almost a year removed from The College Board’s rollout of the 2016 SAT test redesign, so students and parents by now have a better sense of the test’s layout—that the reading section, for example, contains 52 questions and is timed to 65 minutes. There are however a couple of major conceptual changes in the SAT reading section that will be helpful for how students and parents approach preparing for the test.

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US vs. UK Admissions: What Parents and Students Need to Know

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 02, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

Here’s How the UK College Admissions Process Differs From Admissions in the US

 

For many students, both domestic and international, applying to college is an opportunity to leave their comfort zone and gain new experiences. While more and more international students are studying in the US every year, a number of students are also looking to the UK for university options.

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How Colleges Are Celebrating Black History Month in 2017

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

Colleges Across the US Celebrate Black History Month With a Number of Campus Events

 

February is Black History month in the US, and colleges and universities across the country are marking this national observance month with events and educational opportunities throughout February to celebrate the history of black Americans.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 23-27

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

More Class of 2021 Application Statistics Available

 

January is almost over, and as we move further into the spring semester it’s important for college bound students to stay informed on the latest application trends and statistics.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 16-20

By IvyWise 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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20 College Prep Resources for High School Sophomores

By IvyWise 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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