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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, May 20-24

By Becca Huntting on Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 09:47 AM

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:  

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Finding A College Roommate in 2013

By Becca Huntting on Wed, May 22, 2013 @ 03:07 PM

Facebook, Online Profiles, and More Go Into Roommate Searches

Finding a college roommate is not necessarily up to a random assignment by the housing office these days. Facebook groups and roommate finder websites have revamped this process allowing for optimal co-habitation compatibility. No longer is requesting the same dorm the only criteria that will go into finding your future roommate. Cleanliness, desired noise-level, study habits, style, extracurricular activities, and interests are all taken into account when incoming freshmen hold the power of choosing their own roommates.  

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2013 College Commencement Speakers

By Becca Huntting on Mon, May 20, 2013 @ 11:48 AM

Words of Wisdom for Graduates  

It’s graduation season and schools across the nation have invited politicians, actors, entrepreneurs, and more to inspire graduates as they receive their diplomas. Commencement speakers are meant to offer words of wisdom to students entering new, and often intimidating, chapters in their lives in the hopes that they will inspire them to reach for and achieve their goals.  

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, May 13-17

By Becca Huntting on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 10:27 AM

Yale Joins the World of MOOCs, $7,000 Master’s Degree to Be Offered

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:  

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High School Graduation Checklist

By Becca Huntting on Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 10:48 AM

What To Do List Before Your Pick Up Your Diploma

Seniors, graduation is right around the corner! As you prepare for you finals and AP exams, check out this graduation checklist to make sure you’ll be all ready for the big day!  

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College Programs for Teaching and Education

By Becca Huntting on Tue, May 07, 2013 @ 03:02 PM

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  

While we celebrate teachers’ hard work all year long, teacher appreciation week is a special time to recognize educators going above and beyond. Teaching is a difficult, but extremely rewarding profession. Many colleges allow students to major in education and work towards a teacher’s certificate so that they may start a career in teaching right after graduation.  

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Weekly College News Roundup, April 29-May 3

By Becca Huntting on Fri, May 03, 2013 @ 10:22 AM

NCAA Reserves Two New Recruiting Rules, Duke Faculty Vote Against New Online Course Initiative

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:    

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What’s Your “AP”titude?

By Becca Huntting on Wed, May 01, 2013 @ 10:53 AM

How to Prepare For and Conquer Your AP Exams Without Going Crazy!  

AP exams are fast approaching, and high school students across the country are preparing for these college credit-bearing tests. Taking multiple AP exams, having AP exams on top of other finals, or just balancing your study schedule with daily life can be a challenge, especially if you’re feeling the end of the year burnout coming on fast.  

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Weekly College News Roundup, April 22-26

By Becca Huntting on Fri, Apr 26, 2013 @ 09:43 AM

Cooper Union Will Charge Tuition For First Time in History, STEM Students in US May Actually Be in Surplus  

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:   

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Colleges That Celebrate Earth Day

By Becca Huntting on Mon, Apr 22, 2013 @ 04:58 PM

These Campuses Hold Special Events to Celebrate Going Green

Earth Day inspires students and schools to take initiative and help the environment. Some schools use Earth Day as a time to spread awareness and aid the effort to go green by hosting week-long events, fairs, and fundraisers.  

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