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How to Deal with Admission Decision Envy

By IvyWise on Mon, Apr 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Focus on Personal Accomplishments Instead of Comparing Yourself to Others

All across the country, students who applied in the regular round are anxiously awaiting emails detailing their college application outcome. While rejection can always be difficult to deal with, it can seem particularly challenging when a friend or classmate gains admission to your top-choice school. Admission decision envy can cast a shadow over an otherwise successful admissions process, but there are ways to deal.

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Waitlisted? Here's What to Do Next

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn How to Weigh Your Options and Make the Most of a Waitlist Decision

Unlike acceptance or rejection, the path for waitlisted students is a little unclear. Some applicants may be unsure about what their admissions odds are, what they can do to improve their chances of acceptance, and if staying on the waitlist is even worthwhile.

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How to Cope with Every Kind of Admissions Decision

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 27, 2019 @ 10:50 AM

How to Feel Your Best When Admission Decision Time Comes 

For students who applied to colleges in the regular round, March and April can feel like an emotional roller coaster. Between waiting for admissions decisions, receiving a verdict from each school on your best fit list, and deciding where to enroll, the spring season marks a major milestone for many high school seniors.

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Test Prep 101: What You Need to Know About the Digital LSAT

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

The LSAT Will Start Rolling Out Computer-Based Testing This Summer

This past October, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) announced the launch of computer-based testing for the North America administrations Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Beginning in July of 2019, the LSAT will be a hybrid of paper and computer-based testing, utilizing a tablet, and will transition to a full digital examination in September. For students looking to complete their LSAT examinations via paper and pencil, the June 2019 test date will be your last guaranteed opportunity to take the examination on paper.

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7 Essentials for Spring College Tours

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

Pack These Items to Help You Stay Comfortable and Confident on College Tours

Between booking travel accommodations and registering in advance, there is a lot of preparation work that goes into planning college tours. In addition to nailing down all of the logistics, students should pack strategically in order to feel prepared during every campus visit.

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7 Podcasts to Listen to During Your Next Trip

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

Tune In to These Radio Shows While Traveling for College Tours

Podcasts can be a great way to spice up your commute to school or pass the time while traveling for college tours. In addition to their entertainment value, many of these popular radio shows are filled with interesting facts and important discussions. 

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Class of 2023 Admission Rates

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

Here’s a Look at Some of the First Admission Rates for the Class of 2023.

Colleges are releasing admission decisions, and it’s another competitive year for students applying to highly-selective schools, with admission rates remaining historically low at some of the country’s most competitive colleges and universities.

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Dress to Impress: What to Wear (And Avoid) During College Visits

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

Choose Appropriate Outfits to Look and Feel Your Best on School Tours

College tours can feel a little intimidating, especially if this is your first time visiting a campus. In order to keep your nerves under control and learn as much about each institution as possible, it is important to plan ahead and prepare for every visit in advance. 

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How to Make the Most of Spring Break

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Planning In Advance Is Key To Using Vacation Time to Your Advantage

For many students, spring break is right around the corner. Instead of hitting snooze and Netflixing all week, make strategic decisions to ensure your vacation is simultaneously productive and relaxing.

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6 College Application Lessons Students Can Learn From The Bachelor

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

When it Comes to College Applications, Students Get to Give the Final Rose

What does the ultimate guilty-pleasure reality television show The Bachelor and the college admissions process have in common? It may feel like students are competing for their own "rose" from their top-choice schools, but, while there may not be romantic beachside getaways or dramatic tell-alls, a student’s quest to find their best-fit college is pretty similar to The Bachelor’s mission to find a future partner.

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