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Early Decision II 101: What Students Need to Know

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 09, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

What Applicants Should Keep in Mind About ED II

An increasing number of colleges are adding Early Decision II to their application options, often with a deadline in early- to mid-January.

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5 Last-Minute College App Tips

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Tips for Students Right Before College Applications are Due

Between family vacations and holiday festivities, it can be all too easy to put off college application work until the very last minute. While it’s always best to work consistently and strategically, even the most dedicated students find themselves working down to the wire from time to time.

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College Prep Over the Holidays: How to De-stress but Stay on Track

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Have Fun While Staying Focused

With the holiday break just days away, it’s all too easy for students to check out and go on vacation-mode. While there is nothing wrong with taking some time off to recharge, students who are preparing for the college admissions process need to stay mindful and motivated throughout the season.

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What Happens if You are Not Accepted Early Decision

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Cope and What Happens Next

Unfortunately, everyone has to deal with rejection from time to time. It can initially feel devastating for students who do not gain admission to the university they applied to via Early Decision, but with time, it is possible to cope and make the best of it.

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Applying to UT Austin? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Be a Longhorn

UT Austin is one of the most prestigious public universities in the country, so it’s no wonder that it’s a top choice for many high school seniors. From Division 1 sports teams to a destination-worthy location in the heart of Austin, there are several qualities that set this institution apart.

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What You Need to Know Before You Apply to Duke

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More About this Top College Before Applying

Duke University is a renowned university in North Carolina with a rich history, top-tier academics and lots of school spirit. Consequently, it is an extremely popular choice amongst high school seniors with a variety of different interests and specialties.

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How to Stand Out When Applying to US Universities

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here's What International Students From the UAE Need to Know When Applying to US Universities

By Dr. Kat Cohen, IvyWise CEO & Founder

Applying to US universities as an international applicant can be a daunting process, especially since admission rates for international students at top US universities can be significantly lower than those for US students. According to the most recent Open Doors report, there are over 90,000 students from the Middle East studying in the US. Applicants from all over the world are competing for spots at the top universities in the US, and with limited spots, the process is extremely selective.

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What To Know About Applying To Stanford

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 07, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Stand Out at This Elite West Coast University

Although not technically part of the Ivy League, Stanford is virtually as selective as any of the institutions within this esteemed group of colleges. In fact, after Stanford’s acceptance rate plummeted to less than 5% in 2018, the school decided to stop releasing information on its admission rate.

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Dealing with College App Anxiety: Tools to Help Students Cope

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Stay Calm Throughout Application Season with These Top Tips

For many high school seniors, the fall semester can feel particularly stressful. Between maintaining top grades, putting the finishing touches on personal statements, and applying to colleges, there are a lot of important items on students’ agendas.

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How Students Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

By IvyWise on Wed, Sep 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Simple Things Students Can Do to Go Green This Year

Everyone should do their part to protect the planet, and for some students "going green" can also be a valuable opportunity to explore a pressing cause that has become a major focus in the US lately. Recent reports have found that the Earth is warming much faster than previously thought – raising concerns among teens around the globe. A recent survey found that a majority of US teens are worried about climate change and 1 in 4 have participated in some form of activism on the topic of the Earth's climate. 

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