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What are the Chances of Getting into Your Top-Choice College?

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More about  Calculating Your Admissions Odds

With the deadline for regular round college applications right around the corner, many high school seniors are curious about the acceptance rates at their top-choice institutions. It’s natural to wonder what your chances of admission are, but how can students properly evaluate their acceptance odds?

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Understanding Your Junior Year PSAT Score

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 09, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Put Your PSAT Score into Context to Decide What Steps to Take Next

After studying for the exam, learning about the PSAT’s structure, and finally taking the exam, many students anxiously await their test scores. However, once the results are in, it can be challenging to put them into context and understand exactly what a given score means.

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Top-Choice Gifts for Every Type of Student

With the holiday season right around the corner, now is the time to take a momentary step away from regular round college applications and put the finishing touches on seasonal gift lists! Instead of losing sight of your academic goals entirely, students can take their study game to the next level with gadgets that will set them up for success in college and beyond.

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How to Set Test Prep Goals for 2020

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Get a Head Start on Planning for the New Year

With the new year right around the corner, now's the time to start thinking about your test prep goals for 2020. Whether you’re a freshman who is just beginning to think about college, a sophomore gearing up to start test prep, or a junior who is already in the thick of it, there are concrete steps that you can take in 2020 to get closer to achieving your test prep goals.

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History of Acceptance at Boston University

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 02, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More About Gaining Admittance at BU

With its highly desirable and centralized location and a multitude of specialty programs, it’s no wonder that Boston University is a top choice for many students. In recent years, its acceptance rate has plummeted significantly, leaving many applicants to wonder what it takes to gain a seat in the class.

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6 Colleges with Fun Thanksgiving Traditions

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate Thanksgiving on Campus

For many students, a college campus is more than a setting for higher education and learning; it becomes a second home. In order to instill this sense of community from the start, many top colleges celebrate holidays, including Thanksgiving, in a huge way.

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Applying to UT Austin? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Be a Longhorn

UT Austin is one of the most prestigious public universities in the country, so it’s no wonder that it’s a top choice for many high school seniors. From Division 1 sports teams to a destination-worthy location in the heart of Austin, there are several qualities that set this institution apart.

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Graduate Admissions Q&A: What Grad School Applicants Need to Know

By IvyWise on Wed, Nov 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Get Graduate Admissions Advice from a Former Graduate Admissions Officer with This Informative Q&A

If you’re considering graduate school, it’s important to understand why you’re pursuing an advanced degree and how it will impact your future education and career goals. Not sure about the difference between graduate school and an undergraduate education? Want to know what graduate admissions officers look for in applicants? We have answers here!

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What You Need to Know Before You Apply to Duke

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More About this Top College Before Applying

Duke University is a renowned university in North Carolina with a rich history, top-tier academics and lots of school spirit. Consequently, it is an extremely popular choice amongst high school seniors with a variety of different interests and specialties.

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Where Your Favorite Celebs Went to College

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn Where Your Favorite Celebs Enrolled

Celebrities have attended a vast range of institutions, from Ivy League colleges to large state institutions.

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