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IvyWise Pro Bono Student Feature: Andrea

By IvyWise on Wed, May 24, 2017 @ 12:41 PM

IvyWise Pro Bono Student Andrea Shares Her Experience, Motivation, and Advice

The admissions season has come to a close for the college class of 2021, and now the focus has shifted toward the class of 2022. While the admissions process is full of stats like admission rates, yield, SAT and ACT scores, and more, it’s important to remember what really matters when applying to college: the student. At IvyWise we have the honor of working with a number of amazing students, and we’d like to take the time to feature some of them.

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Class of 2021 Yield Rates

By IvyWise on Thu, May 18, 2017 @ 11:06 AM

Colleges Report Matriculation for the Class of 2021

This college admissions season saw record-low admission rates, but what colleges are really concerned about now is yield – the percentage of admitted students who enroll. Class of 2021 yield rates are starting to emerge – giving prospective students a better picture of the most recent freshman class.

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Colleges Still Accepting Applications for the Class of 2021

By IvyWise on Tue, May 16, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

There’s Still Time to Apply to College! Over 500 Colleges and Universities Are Still Accepting Students to the Class of 2021

Whether you got a late start on the college admissions process, or you weren’t accepted to the colleges to which you applied, there’s still a chance to secure a spot in the class of 2021. NACAC’s annual College Openings Update: Options for Qualified Students survey lists over 500 colleges and universities that have space available for the freshman class entering fall 2017.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Essay

By IvyWise on Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 01:43 PM

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

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

Understanding test content, formatting, and changes are important when preparing for the SAT – especially the essay portion. There have been a number of changes to the SAT since the launch of the new exam in 2016, and our guide to the SAT Essay will help students better understand how to master this section should they choose to take it.

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Juniors: Tips to Help You Create Your College List

By IvyWise on Wed, May 03, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Here are Some Resources to Help Students Build a Balanced College List

Juniors: Do you know where you’ll be applying to college this fall? Now’s the time to create your balanced college list if you haven’t started already.

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Test Prep 101: Guide to the SAT Math Section

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 26, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

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

By Peter, IvyWise Master Tutor

Understanding test content, formatting, and changes are important when preparing for the SAT – especially the Math section. There have been a number of changes to the SAT math section since the launch of the new exam in 2016, and IvyWise is here to help students better understand how to master this portion of the SAT.

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Still Not Sure Where to Enroll? Tips For Choosing the Best Fit College

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 02:28 PM

Students Have Until May 1 To Decide Where to Enroll

The May 1 enrollment deadline for college bound seniors is fast approaching, and while many students may know where they want to spend the next four years, the jury may still be out for others deciding where to enroll for the fall.

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2017-18 Common Application Changes

By IvyWise on Wed, Apr 12, 2017 @ 02:38 PM

Here’s What to Expect on the 2017-18 Common Application

The admissions cycle for the class of 2021 may be over, but the college preparation journey is just starting for current juniors who are planning to apply to college this fall. Students are getting started on their applications earlier than ever, and it's important to stay informed on the latest Common Application changes before the summer and fall.

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2017 AP Exam Dates and Schedule

By IvyWise on Tue, Apr 11, 2017 @ 02:19 PM

Here's When Students Will Take AP Exams in 2017

With AP exam dates less than a month away, it's time for students to prepare for these intensive tests.

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Here’s What Accepted Students Need to Do Before May 1

By IvyWise on Fri, Apr 07, 2017 @ 10:52 AM

Accepted to Your Top-Choice Colleges? Congratulations! Here’s What to Do Next

Regular admission decisions are out for the class of 2021, and up until this point, students probably spent a lot of time daydreaming about gaining admission to their top-choice colleges but not much about what they will need to do after their decisions come in. Getting accepted to one or more of your top-choice colleges is exciting, but there’s still a lot to do before enrollment deposits are due May 1 – especially if you received multiple offers of admission.

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