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What to Look for In a College Admissions Counselor

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Find a College Admissions Counselor for Your Needs and Goals

The college application process is an opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth, but it can also be stressful and filled with uncertainty. For many students, working with a college admissions counselor can be a meaningful way to expand their horizons and receive nuanced guidance throughout the process.

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Surviving College Application Season

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Stay Calm During Senior Year 

For high school seniors going through the college application process, stress and anxiety can seem all but inevitable. While it may be impossible to keep nerves entirely at bay, there are several steps students can take to stay calm throughout their final year of high school.

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How to Stand Out When Applying to US Universities

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here's What International Students From the UAE Need to Know When Applying to US Universities

By Dr. Kat Cohen, IvyWise CEO & Founder

Applying to US universities as an international applicant can be a daunting process, especially since admission rates for international students at top US universities can be significantly lower than those for US students. According to the most recent Open Doors report, there are over 90,000 students from the Middle East studying in the US. Applicants from all over the world are competing for spots at the top universities in the US, and with limited spots, the process is extremely selective.

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Early Action vs. Early Decision

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn Which Early Application Process is Right for You

Whether it’s learning their admissions fate sooner or demonstrating interest in a top choice school, early application rounds appeal to students for a multitude of reasons. In order to truly take advantage of the early admissions process, students need to understand the different types of early applications and pinpoint which plan is best for them.

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Writing Your College Admissions Essay

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Write Your Best Personal Statement with These Tips

College admissions essays provide students with a unique opportunity to present their best selves to an admissions committee. While grades and test scores can provide a snapshot of an applicant’s academic capabilities, a well-developed personal statement can help showcase who a student is as a whole.

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College Application Deadlines: Everything You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 09, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

List of Early Decision Deadlines

The college application season is in full-swing, and part of the admissions process is knowing when your applications are due. College application deadlines can vary from school to school, so it’s important to know which applications are due when.

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What To Know About Applying To Stanford

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 07, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Stand Out at This Elite West Coast University

Although not technically part of the Ivy League, Stanford is virtually as selective as any of the institutions within this esteemed group of colleges. In fact, after Stanford’s acceptance rate plummeted to less than 5% in 2018, the school decided to stop releasing information on its admission rate.

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Dealing with College App Anxiety: Tools to Help Students Cope

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Stay Calm Throughout Application Season with These Top Tips

For many high school seniors, the fall semester can feel particularly stressful. Between maintaining top grades, putting the finishing touches on personal statements, and applying to colleges, there are a lot of important items on students’ agendas.

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Class of 2024 Early Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 02, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates for the 2019-20 Application Season

The college admissions season is flying by, and before you know it early admission decisions will be released. Here’s our annual list of early decision notification dates!

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10 Great Colleges with Rolling Admissions

By IvyWise on Mon, Sep 30, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Consider These Schools When Reviewing Rolling Options

Whether you’re looking to start sending out applications ASAP or have concerns about meeting the deadlines at other colleges, rolling admissions can give students a little more flexibility regarding their admissions timeline. While many colleges follow a more traditional application schedule, there are still a multitude of schools with rolling policies for students to consider.

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