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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 28 - Oct. 2

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 02, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

New College Application Platform Announced, Survey Finds Only 13% of Colleges Will Require New SAT Essay

It was a busy week for higher education news, as some big announcements were made, new trends revealed, and admissions leaders from across the country gathered for an annual conference.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About the New Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success College Application

By IvyWise on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 @ 01:22 PM

Students Can Apply With the Coalition’s College Application In 2016

It was announced yesterday that over 80 colleges, including all Ivy Leagues and Stanford, had formed a coalition in an effort to increase college access and revamp the way that students apply to college. Known as the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, this initiative plans to launch a new college application next year that would serve as an alternative to The Common Application.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 21-25

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 25, 2015 @ 09:19 AM

Yale No Longer Requiring SAT Subject Test Scores, Investigation Clears Princeton of Allegations of Anti-Asian Bias in Admissions

October is less than a week away, and with it comes early application crunch time. High school seniors busy with college applications might not have the time to stay informed on the latest higher education news – luckily we’re here to help.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 14-18

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 18, 2015 @ 10:43 AM

Changes Announced for the FAFSA, White House Unveils New College Scorecard

Staying informed is one of the most important things that families can do when preparing to apply to college, and there was a lot of college admissions news to keep up with this week!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 7-11

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 11, 2015 @ 11:47 AM

Brown Admitted 196 Waitlist Students for the Class of 2019, Slate Debuts New College Admissions Podcast

It was a short week for students across the country, and for many it was officially back to school time! Now’s the time for high school students across the country to start the school year off on the right foot – and get ready for the college admissions process!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 31 - Sept. 4

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 04, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

SAT Scores Drop to Lowest Level in 10 Years, ACT Writing Test Changes Coming This Month

Before you head off for the Labor Day weekend, catch up on the latest higher education and college admissions news!
 
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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 24-28

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:28 AM

Survey Finds Many Parents Unaware of SAT Changes Coming in 2016, 2015 ACT Scores See Little Improvement

August is wrapping up, and soon high school students across the country will all be back in the classroom – with many kicking their college application efforts into high gear. There’s a lot that happens around back to school time, and we’re here to help you stay informed on the latest college admissions news.
 
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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 17-21

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

The Most Lucrative College Majors Are in Male-Dominated Fields, Job Outlook Positive For Recent College Graduates

As August begins to come to a close, it’s time for students to get serious about their back to school plans, college prep, and staying informed on the latest higher education news.
 
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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 10-14

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 14, 2015 @ 10:14 AM

FAFSA Will No Longer Show Colleges Where Else Students Are Applying, Higher Education Hot Topic For Presidential Candidates

From FAFSA changes to new college affordability plans, there was a lot going on in higher education news this week.
 
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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Aug. 3-7

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 07, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

2014-16 Common Application Opens, Survey Finds 44% Of Students Don’t Think Their School Helped Them Enough In the College Admissions Process

It might still be summer break for many students across the country, but the college admissions season has already started! Now it’s more important than ever for families to stay informed on the latest college admissions news.
 
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