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2013-14 College Admissions Trends

By IvyWise on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 12:37 PM

What to Expect if You're Applying to College This Fall

College admissions season is in full swing, and with an increasingly competitive landscape, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with what’s new and what’s changing from year to year.

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The Benefits of a College Degree

By IvyWise on Mon, Jul 08, 2013 @ 11:46 AM

Studies Show Degree Holders Fair Better In The US Economy Than Those Without

Recently, we highlighted a new study by Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce that found by 2020 the US economy will generate 55 million new job openings, and 65% will require training beyond a high school 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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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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