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How to Set Test Prep Goals for 2020

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Get a Head Start on Planning for the New Year

With the new year right around the corner, now's the time to start thinking about your test prep goals for 2020. Whether you’re a freshman who is just beginning to think about college, a sophomore gearing up to start test prep, or a junior who is already in the thick of it, there are concrete steps that you can take in 2020 to get closer to achieving your test prep goals.

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History of Acceptance at Boston University

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 02, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More About Gaining Admittance at BU

With its highly desirable and centralized location and a multitude of specialty programs, it’s no wonder that Boston University is a top choice for many students. In recent years, its acceptance rate has plummeted significantly, leaving many applicants to wonder what it takes to gain a seat in the class.

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5 Colleges with the Best Dining Halls

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Best Schools for Foodies and Culinary Experts

While meal choices shouldn't be the biggest factor when it comes to enrollment decisions, top tier dining options are always an asset. Many universities have revamped their menu offerings to provide students with diverse and high-quality food choices.

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Applying to Yale? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Stand Out When Applying to Yale

It’s no wonder a multitude of beloved characters, including Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls and Brooks Rattigan of The Perfect Date, dream of attending Yale University. The Ivy League institution is academically renowned and holds an array of distinctions in many fields.

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Are You Ready to Apply to NYU?

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 28, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Gain Admittance at NYU

For high school students interested in living in the heart of a major city, New York University often emerges as a best-fit option. The renowned institution has a multitude of unique opportunities and specializations, as well as a one-of-a-kind campus location.

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Learning New Languages Through Immersive Tools

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Immersive Tools Can Help High School Students Develop New Foreign Language Skills or Improve Current Ones

By Fazreen Razeek, EdArabia

Immersive learning has become the hallmark for a handful of activities, not least of which is learning new languages. Today, immersive tools are readily used in the classroom environment to bring the world closer to the student like never before. Learners can now explore places that are impossible to experience in real-life, and that makes the learning process more profound than it has been in the past. Learning languages through immersive tools can help students improve their language skills, giving them a boost in their current language courses or testing.

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Do College Admissions Officers Check Social Media?

By IvyWise on Mon, Apr 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Students Need to Mindful About What They Post Online

A recent survey of college admissions officers found that 25% of admissions officers have checked out an applicant’s social media profile in order to learn more about them. Since this number has dwindled in recent years, do students really need to worry about colleges admissions officers looking at their online profiles?

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5 Pieces of College Prep Advice from Former Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Fri, Apr 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Here’s What Former Admissions Officers Want You to Know

If former admissions officers could do their own college admissions process over again, what do they wish they knew? Our team at IvyWise is made up for former deans and directors of admission from some of the top colleges and universities in the US, and they have some great advice for students preparing to apply to college either this fall or in the near future.

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5 Tips to Help Students Stick to Their College Prep Resolutions

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 @ 03:00 PM

Plan Ahead to Reach Your Goals in 2019

Whether it is squeezing in more physical activity or implementing better study habits, setting goals for the New Year is a common practice. Unfortunately, straying from these resolutions is almost as prevalent—according to US News and World Report, 80% of goal setters drop their resolution by the second week of February. So how can high school students stick to their college prep resolutions in 2019?

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College Prep New Year’s Resolutions

By Sample HubSpot User on Wed, Jan 02, 2019 @ 10:20 AM

Here are Some Effective College Prep Resolutions for High School Students

It’s 2019 and now is the perfect time to reflect on your academic progress and set goals for the new year. Annual resolutions can help students pinpoint their priorities for the next year, which is particularly important when it comes to the college application process.

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