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College Application Essays: 3 Simple Tips from Former Admissions Officers

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

Here’s What to Keep in Mind When Writing College Essays

College application essays are often the most stressed about component of the admissions process, but they don’t have to be! By taking some time to learn what admissions officers are looking for students can feel confident when crafting their college application essays.

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5 Colleges with the Best Dining Halls

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

The Best Schools for Foodies and Culinary Experts

While meal choices shouldn't be the biggest factor when it comes to enrollment decisions, top tier dining options are always an asset. Many universities have revamped their menu offerings to provide students with diverse and high-quality food choices.

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UCLA Acceptance Rate and Stats: What it Takes to Get In

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Gain Admittance at UCLA

With a sprawling California campus, top tier academic offerings and Division 1 sports teams, it’s no wonder that UCLA emerges as a top-choice institution for many high school students. Given its popularity, students need to prepare thoroughly in order to emerge as competitive applicants.

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Tips to Prepare for the December SAT

By IvyWise on Wed, Nov 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here’s What Students Need to Do to Prepare for the SAT This December

The December SAT is a month away, and whether it’s your first time taking the SAT or you’re looking to improve your score, there’s a lot that you can do in the month leading up to the exam in order to reach your goal score.

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What Does 'Rolling Admissions' Mean?

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Understand How the Rolling Admissions Process Works

Just like there is no one-size-fits-all top-choice college for every student, the application process itself is far from universal. Some students may choose to apply early, while others could benefit from a gap year, regular round applications, or selecting institutions with rolling admissions processes.

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Applying to Yale? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Stand Out When Applying to Yale

It’s no wonder a multitude of beloved characters, including Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls and Brooks Rattigan of The Perfect Date, dream of attending Yale University. The Ivy League institution is academically renowned and holds an array of distinctions in many fields.

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4 Tips for Medical School Applicants

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 30, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Med School Advice from a Former Medical School Admissions Officer

Interested in applying to medical school? Gaining admission to medical school is a competitive process, and applicants need to be in the best position possible in order to have the best chance of admission to a good-fit program.

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Are You Ready to Apply to NYU?

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 28, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Gain Admittance at NYU

For high school students interested in living in the heart of a major city, New York University often emerges as a best-fit option. The renowned institution has a multitude of unique opportunities and specializations, as well as a one-of-a-kind campus location.

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Good Resources for College Scholarships

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn How to Start Your Scholarship Search and What to Do to Stand Out

In addition to searching for the school that best aligns with personal needs and goals, many students and families are eager to find higher education options that are a good financial fit. College scholarships can help make universities more affordable while also offering students the opportunity to spotlight unique strengths and passions.

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Applying as a Student from China: 3 Tips from Former Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here’s What International Students Need to Keep in Mind When Applying to US Universities

The US admissions process is very different from other systems around the world, and for international students, especially those from China, it’s important to understand how US admissions works and what to keep in mind when applying.

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