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Presidents Day: Where Famous First Ladies Went to College

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 12:27 PM

From Large Universities to Small Women's Colleges, These Famous First Ladies Have Some Impressive Alma Maters

 

Every year we take time to honor our US presidents with Presidents’ Day – but what about our first ladies? Many of the presidents and first ladies that have come through the White House have been educated at some of the country’s finest colleges and universities, for both their undergraduate and graduate educations. This month we’ve focused a lot on leadership and how higher education can foster great leaders, like our nation’s presidents. The same applies to first ladies!

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February College Feature: THON Dance Marathon at Penn State

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 03, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Students At Penn State Get to Dance All Night At The School's Annual THON Dance Marathon

At IvyWise we like to highlight colleges and programs that many students may not be familiar with. Each month, we will highlight a unique or aspect of a school or an interesting program in an effort to help students learn more about the variety of institutions in the US. This month, we’re taking a look at Pennsylvania State University’s THON, a major student-run philanthropic dance marathon. (Image via NBC Philadelphia) 

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January Feature: What's the 1 In a 4-1-4 Academic Calendar?

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 21, 2015 @ 10:35 AM

These Month-Long January Term Classes Offer Unique Learning Opportunities for Students

At IvyWise we like to highlight colleges, programs, and facets of college life that many students may not be aware of. Each month, we will highlight a unique aspect of a school, program, or event in an effort to help students learn more about the variety of institutions in the US – and the many different ways they can get a best-fit education.  

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Finding Your Best-Fit College: Spotlight on Colby College

By Lindsay Hirdt on Wed, Nov 05, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

Colby College Offers a Tight-Knit Community and a Rural Campus

IvyWise Intern Sarah tells us how she knew Colby College was her best-fit school.

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Finding Your Best-Fit College: Spotlight on NYU Liberal Studies

By IvyWise on Tue, Sep 16, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

NYU's Liberal Studies Program Offers a Small Liberal Arts Atmosphere at a Major University

IvyWise Intern Janeen tells us why New York University was the best fit for her academic goals.

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Finding Your Best Fit School: Spotlight on Boston College

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 10:30 AM

These are a Few of Our Favorite Things...

This week our client relations associate Catherine tells us what she loved about attending Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA.

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