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Deciding Where to Enroll During a Pandemic

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 01, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Learn How to Make Your College Admissions Choice With Confidence

A recent survey found that almost 26% of college-bound high school seniors are rethinking their colleges choices due to the coronavirus pandemic, and while more than 300 colleges and universities across the US have extended their enrollment deposit deadlines, students will still need to make a decision soon about where they want to attend in the fall. With college visits and admitted student weekend activities canceled or moved online, and uncertainty about the fall, how can students make an informed decision?

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Class of 2024 Admission Rates

By IvyWise on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Some of the First Admission Rates for the Class of 2024

While the regular school year is finishing out virtually for many students in response to the coronavirus, it’s still business as usual when it comes to admissions decisions, with colleges releasing their admissions decisions and results through the rest of March.

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Coronavirus Cancellations: Admissions Testing and College Updates

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 @ 11:15 AM

The Latest on How Colleges and Universities in the US are Responding to the Coronavirus  

The response to concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has deeply affected college bound high school students with school closures and the cancelling of large gatherings, including campus visits, admitted student weekends, and admissions tests.

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Colleges with Extended Enrollment Deposit Deadlines

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 @ 10:30 AM

Due to Closures Related to Coronavirus Many Colleges are Extending Their Enrollment Deposit Deadlines to June 1 or Later

As colleges release admissions decisions in the midst of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, many schools are hoping to ease anxiety of college bound seniors by extending their enrollment deadlines from May 1 to June 1 or even later.

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Free Online Learning Resources - Stay Sharp While School is Out

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 20, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Learn How to Stay Academically Engaged Even When School is Out of Session

While many schools are switching to online learning this spring, it’s important to continue to stay academically engaged even after you've logged off.

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How to Stay Calm While Waiting for Admissions Decisions

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 16, 2020 @ 01:00 PM

Keep a Level Head While Awaiting College Decisions

With most colleges just days away from announcing their admissions decisions for regular round applicants, countless students are waiting in anticipation to receive their results. Although applicants have already done the “hard” part by compiling their submissions, sometimes waiting can feel like the most challenging component of the process.

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College Visit Cancelled? Here’s What to Do Instead

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 13, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

Learn What to Do Next If Your College Tour is Cancelled

Generally speaking, the start of spring is a prime time for college tours, as many students schedule campus visits during their spring break. However, the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting plans dramatically, as a number of colleges are cancelling large gatherings, including campus tours. 

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How to Make the Most of Virtual Learning

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 06, 2020 @ 02:32 PM

Stay Engaged In Your Course Work, No Matter What

Whether it’s an MOOC, an online SAT course, or another virtual learning experience, there are a variety of reasons why students may turn to digital courses. Now, amidst growing concerns over the recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many schools across the globe are opting for virtual learning so students can continue their coursework during school closures.

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6 Podcasts to Listen to While Traveling for College Tours

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 02, 2020 @ 03:09 PM

Tune into These Podcasts to Stay Sharp During Your Travels

Whether you’re looking for something to listen to over spring break or to pass time while traveling to college tours, podcasts are an excellent way to stay entertained while learning something new. Tuning into a discussion can help you deepen your expertise on a subject that already interests you or explore something that you’ve always been curious about.

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5 Tips for Pinpointing Meaningful Community Service Activities

By IvyWise on Mon, Feb 24, 2020 @ 09:14 AM

How to Pick the Right Volunteer Opportunities for Your Goals

Many students add community service to their high school to-do list but struggle to pinpoint where to start. Whether it's volunteering at a soup kitchen, frequenting a senior citizen center, or coaching youth soccer, there are a variety of different ways for students to make an impact.

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