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College Admissions FAQ

By IvyWise on Tue, Nov 11, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Answers to Some of the Most Common College Admissions Questions  

Recently, IvyWise CEO and founder Dr. Kat Cohen stopped by the TODAY Show to talk about what college students should include in their college applications. A lot of great questions came up, and we want to make sure families are armed with the knowledge they need to succeed. Many of these questions and concerns stem a lack of clarity or  understanding of the college admissions process.  At IvyWise, we strive to help families demystify the college application process and guide students on how to put their best foot forward when it comes time to apply.  

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Early Decision College Application Checklist

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 @ 10:28 AM

Here’s What to Do Before Submitting Your Early Decision or Early Action Application  

Early application deadlines are a little over two weeks away, and seniors applying early decision or early action to their top-choice colleges are in the homestretch.  

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Class of 2019 Early Application Deadlines and Resources

By IvyWise on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Many Early Decision and Early Action Deadlines Are Just One Month Away

Update: If you're looking for the 2014-15 early decision notification dates for the Class of 2019, you can find them here.

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How to Answer Those Unusual College Application Essay Questions

By IvyWise on Thu, Sep 04, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Approach Crazy College Essay Prompts with Creativity and an Open Mind 

More and more colleges are getting creative with their applications, including asking some weird, wacky, and unusual essay questions. These out-of-the-ordinary and very open-ended prompts can send some applicants into a panic, unsure about how to approach these crazy admissions essay questions.  

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Best College Admissions Blogs

By IvyWise on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Follow These Blogs to Get the Most Relevant College Admissions Info and Application Tips  

The Internet is a significant tool in the college search process. Students can learn about prospective colleges, what it takes to get in, what they need to do to apply, how to stand out in the application pool, and more. With so much information available with just the click of a button (or a simple Google search), it can sometimes be hard to sift through what’s valuable and what’s not.  

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Tips to Help Students Get Started on College Essays this Summer

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 02, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

That Hardest Part is Taking that First Step! Here's How to Get Motivated

It’s summertime, so getting ahead on college application essays might sound like a bit of a drag. In between summer activities and spending time with friends and family, though, it’s important to get some academic work done, too.

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Last-Minute College Application Resources

By IvyWise on Thu, Dec 26, 2013 @ 10:06 AM

College Application Tips and Reasurces Before Regular Decision Deadlines

We’re five days away from Jan. 1 college application deadlines! While some students got their applications completed before the holidays, there’s never a shortage of student scrambling to get everything done a day or two before the deadline.  

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