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Summer Programs for STEM Students

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 09, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

These Summer Programs for STEM Students Are Still Accepting Applications

 

For students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM), there are plenty of ways to gain valuable experience over the summer, whether it’s through an internship, a summer program, or an independent project.

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2017-18 Common Application Essay Prompts

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 08, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Common App Brings Back the Topic of Choice Essay for 2017

 

Regular decisions for the class of 2021 are far from being released, but the college admissions process for current high school juniors is already revving up with the announcement of the 2017-18 Common Application essay prompts.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Reading Section

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 07, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

Here’s What Students Need to Know About the SAT Reading Section 

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

We’re almost a year removed from The College Board’s rollout of the 2016 SAT test redesign, so students and parents by now have a better sense of the test’s layout—that the reading section, for example, contains 52 questions and is timed to 65 minutes. There are however a couple of major conceptual changes in the SAT reading section that will be helpful for how students and parents approach preparing for the test.

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US vs. UK Admissions: What Parents and Students Need to Know

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 02, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

Here’s How the UK College Admissions Process Differs From Admissions in the US

 

For many students, both domestic and international, applying to college is an opportunity to leave their comfort zone and gain new experiences. While more and more international students are studying in the US every year, a number of students are also looking to the UK for university options.

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How Colleges Are Celebrating Black History Month in 2017

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 01, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

Colleges Across the US Celebrate Black History Month With a Number of Campus Events

 

February is Black History month in the US, and colleges and universities across the country are marking this national observance month with events and educational opportunities throughout February to celebrate the history of black Americans.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 23-27

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

More Class of 2021 Application Statistics Available

 

January is almost over, and as we move further into the spring semester it’s important for college bound students to stay informed on the latest application trends and statistics.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 16-20

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 20, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

Class of 2021 Application Numbers, College Prep Resources for Sophomores

 

With the new year comes new college prep goals, and with seniors all but done with their college applications, the focus has now shifted toward getting underclassmen college-ready.

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20 College Prep Resources for High School Sophomores

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 19, 2017 @ 12:49 PM

Resources to Help Sophomores Get Started With College Planning

 

Junior year is right around the corner, so now is the perfect time for high school sophomores to start thinking about their college plans and what they need to do now in order to prepare for the admissions process.

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Life After College Application Deadlines: What Seniors Need to Do Now

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 01:56 PM

The College Admissions Process Doesn’t Stop After You Hit “Submit”

 

While there are a number of colleges still accepting applications for the class of 2021, many college application deadlines have passed and a lot of high school seniors have finished applying to college. So what happens next?

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College Prep Goals for 2017

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 05, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Start 2017 Off Strong By Setting Goals For The New Semester

 

Now that it’s a new year and winter break is over, it’s time to start focusing on what you should be doing to get ahead and make the most of the rest of the school year.

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