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Avoid Summer Brain Drain with These Thought-Provoking Podcasts

By IvyWise on Mon, Jun 10, 2019 @ 02:51 PM

Stay Academically Sharp By Tuning into These Fun Podcasts

Once school is out for the summer it can be all too easy to go on autopilot. Even if you’ve planned jam-packed summer break filled with internships, test preparation, or maybe working a part-time job, it is important to stay curious and keep learning – just as you would during the school year.

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Exploring Your Interests Through Reading and Research This Summer

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 05, 2019 @ 12:23 PM

Use Your Summer to Pursue an Easy College Prep Task

Summer break is a great time for students to relax, but summer shouldn't be spent just lounging around! Students should use this break in their academic schedule to pursue their interests and one way to do that is through reading and research.

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Application Strategy: Rolling Admissions

By IvyWise on Mon, Jun 03, 2019 @ 03:13 PM

Learn How Rolling Admissions Work and How to Use Them in Your Application Strategy

When it comes to preparing college applications, there are many factors to consider. In addition to crafting a personal statement and narrowing down your best-fit list, students need to decide if they will apply early, in the regular rounds, and/or to colleges with rolling admission.

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5 Tips to Make Test Prep More Fun

By IvyWise on Fri, May 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Studying for the SAT and ACT Can Be a Lot More Enjoyable with These Pointers

For many students, the premise of passing up movie nights and weekends with friends for practice tests and study sessions is far from appealing. While test preparation will probably never become anyone’s go-to leisure activity, there are ways to make studying for the SAT or ACT more enjoyable.

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Resume Tips for College Students and Recent Graduates

By IvyWise on Wed, May 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Use Downtime This Summer to Revamp Your Resume

In addition to pursuing activities that interest you and catching up on some reading lists, the summer can be an excellent time to revamp your resume. A solid resume can help students land internships and future jobs and also serve as a useful resource when reviewing what kinds of learning and professional opportunities you wish to pursue next.

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2019-20 Coalition App Guide

By IvyWise on Fri, May 24, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Everything Students Need to Know About the 2019-20 Coalition Application

Current high school seniors may be done with the college admissions process, but it’s already starting for juniors who will be applying in the fall. For those planning to apply to college this fall, it’s important to understand the different application options available and how they can impact your application strategy. While the Common App is by far the most popular, there are still over 140 schools that use the Common App’s alternative, the Coalition application.

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7 Must-Read Books Students Should Pick Up This Summer

By IvyWise on Wed, May 22, 2019 @ 09:53 AM

Revamp Your Summer Reading List with These University-Approved Picks

Whether you’re graduating or simply transitioning to the next grade or class year, it’s essential for students to stay academically sharp throughout the summer break. Reading is one of the most impactful ways to fight summer brain drain and it can also be one of the most fun, as long as you choose the right books!

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What's on the SAT?

By IvyWise on Mon, May 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn About Every Kind of Question You Can Expect on the SAT

Performing well on standardized tests is about so much more than thinking quickly and bubbling in the answers. In order to really excel on exams, it is important to have a thorough understanding of exactly what the test will cover and review accordingly.

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6 Powerful Quotes from Famous Commencement Day Speakers

By IvyWise on Fri, May 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Inspirational Graduation Day Quotes from Your Favorite Celebrities

Between walking across the stage, celebrating with friends, and receiving your diploma, sometimes it’s hard to remember the words of wisdom a commencement speaker shares on graduation day. However, it may be easier to take note of an important quote if it comes from your favorite author, actress, or comedian.

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Testing Accommodations for the SAT and ACT

By IvyWise on Wed, May 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What Kind of Accommodations Are Available for the SAT & ACT

The SAT and ACT can feel overwhelming for any test taker, but for students with learning differences or disabilities there can be an additional piece to the testing puzzle: obtaining appropriate accommodations in order to have the best chance of reaching their goal score on test day.

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