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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.

Topics: For ACT For SAT
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The Pros and Cons of Greek Life on Campus

By IvyWise on Mon, May 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Consider All of the Factors Before You Decide to Go Greek

Depending on which best-fit school you choose to enroll in, Greek Life may be a huge presence on campus, an option available for students who are interested, or totally non-existent. While Greek Life can be a fun opportunity to connect with peers and make an impact on the community, some students may choose to look for opportunities to network elsewhere.

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5 Celebrities You May Spot on Your College Campus

By IvyWise on Fri, May 10, 2019 @ 09:31 AM

Do You Know Which Celebrities Are Currently in College?

College is an exciting opportunity to connect with a large network of peers from across the globe, many of whom may have very different interests, backgrounds, and goals. In addition to meeting friends from other countries and on different academic tracks, some students may have the opportunity to brush shoulders with some celebrities.

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6 Frequent Questions Students Have About the Common App

By IvyWise on Wed, May 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Get the Answers to Your Most Pressing Common Application Questions

As the school year winds down, many students are thinking about how to use the summer to stay academically sharp and get ahead with their college prep. For rising seniors applying to college this fall, that can mean working on the Common Application.

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College Openings Update 2019: Colleges Still Accepting Applications for Fall 2019

By IvyWise on Tue, May 07, 2019 @ 11:54 AM

These Schools Still Have Space For Students in the Class of 2023

For students who maybe got a late start on the college admissions process, or their goals and interests have suddenly changed, trying to apply for admission to the fall term may seem impossible. However, there are close to 450 colleges and universities in the US and abroad that are still accepting applications for the class of 2023.

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What’s on the ACT?

By IvyWise on Fri, May 03, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here's What Students Can Expect on the ACT

Before deciding whether to take the SAT or ACT, it’s important to understand each exam’s content, format, and timing. Here we’re going to take a look at the ACT in order to help students become more familiar with this college entrance exam.

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6 Colleges with Unique Graduation Traditions

By IvyWise on Wed, May 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate with These Festive Commencement Ceremonies

Much like the students who apply each year, no colleges or universities are the same. In addition to varying locations, course requirements and campus environments, many colleges have their own unique graduation traditions.

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