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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 5-9

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 09, 2016 @ 10:28 AM

New Survey of College Admissions Officers Reveals What’s Most Important When Applying to College

 

It’s officially back to school season, and as students ease into the new school year college planning is back on the minds of many families. There were a number of college admissions news stories this week, and we have everything you need to know right here!

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Class of 2020 Admission Rates

By IvyWise on Thu, Mar 31, 2016 @ 10:22 AM

Colleges Continue to Report Record-Low Admission Rates, Stanford Admits 4.69% of Applicants for the Class of 2020

 

It was another competitive admission season for the class of 2020, with admission rates for the incoming freshman class remaining low and even dropping  from the 2014-15 cycle.

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2015 College Admissions Trends Families Need to Know

By IvyWise on Tue, May 12, 2015 @ 10:20 AM

Common App Questions, International Admissions, and More: Here Are the College Admissions Trends Families Need to Prepare for This Summer

The admissions process for the Class of 2019 is just wrapping up, but we’re already seeing new trends developing for the Class of 2020. From online education to alternative admission options , and even problematic Common Application questions that colleges can use to make admissions decisions, there’s a lot brewing for the next crop of college applicants.
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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 19-23

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 @ 09:47 AM

LinkedIn Launches University Pages, College Admissions Trends for 2013-14

With students going back to school and the college application season in full-swing, it’s important for families to stay informed on what’s happening in higher education and college admissions news. At IvyWise we like to give oue readers a quick digest of the biggest stories in college admissions for the week.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, June 10-14

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 14, 2013 @ 09:23 AM

No Ruling Yet In Fisher v. UT-Austin, Schools Releasing Application Essay Questions Ahead of Aug. 1

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education.

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Affirmative Action in College Admissions: Fisher v. UT-Austin

By IvyWise on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 01:44 PM

Ruling expected any day now, Could dramatically  affect the admissions landscape as we know it

This week the Supreme Court is expected to rule on Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin, a case about affirmative action in college admissions that could change the way students are evaluated in the admissions process.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, June 3-7

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 07, 2013 @ 01:46 PM

June Newsletter Is Out, Oregon High School Boasts 29 Valedictorians

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, May 27-31

By IvyWise on Fri, May 31, 2013 @ 08:58 AM

2013 Yield Rates, Is Class Rank No Longer Important?

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week: 

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Class of 2017 College Acceptance Rates

By IvyWise on Thu, Mar 28, 2013 @ 06:32 PM

Admit rates slightly dip again

Ivy Legaue schools released their regular admissions decisions today, and once again the admission rates reached record lows.

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UChicago Sees Record Applications for Class of 2017

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 25, 2013 @ 10:03 AM

IvyWise Counselor and Former Assistant Director of Admissions at UChicago, Victoria, Comments on the School's Record Year

The University of Chicago is hot, hot, hot.  I have always been a fan of UChicago and as an alumna of the college and a former Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions it has been no surprise to me that the college remains a highly attractive option for students. While I saw the increase in popularity of the college first hand, I am still astonished at the rate at which the college's application numbers and popularity have increased.

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