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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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6 Must-Have College Visit Items

By IvyWise on Mon, Apr 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Prepare for Campus Visits By Packing  These Essentials 

For high school students across the country, college visit season is in full swing. Many students are eager to go on school visits to refine their list of best-fit colleges, start to picture themselves on a campus, and explore all of their options. 

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4 Questions Not to Ask on College Tours (And What to Say Instead)

By IvyWise on Fri, Apr 05, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What to Ask (and Avoid) On College Tours

College tours are an exciting opportunity for students to get a feel for life on campus, narrow down their list of best-fit schools, and explore a variety of academic options. Asking questions can help students gain more specific information about each institution and walk away with a nuanced understanding of the school.

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7 Essentials for Spring College Tours

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

Pack These Items to Help You Stay Comfortable and Confident on College Tours

Between booking travel accommodations and registering in advance, there is a lot of preparation work that goes into planning college tours. In addition to nailing down all of the logistics, students should pack strategically in order to feel prepared during every campus visit.

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7 Podcasts to Listen to During Your Next Trip

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Tune In to These Radio Shows While Traveling for College Tours

Podcasts can be a great way to spice up your commute to school or pass the time while traveling for college tours. In addition to their entertainment value, many of these popular radio shows are filled with interesting facts and important discussions. 

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Dress to Impress: What to Wear (And Avoid) During College Visits

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Choose Appropriate Outfits to Look and Feel Your Best on School Tours

College tours can feel a little intimidating, especially if this is your first time visiting a campus. In order to keep your nerves under control and learn as much about each institution as possible, it is important to plan ahead and prepare for every visit in advance. 

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4 Tips for Winter Break College Visits

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 19, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

If You’re Near a College of Interest for the Holidays, Stop by for an Informal Visit

For those traveling for the holidays, or maybe a family helping an older sibling move back home for winter break, stopping by a school of interest can be a fun way to break up the trip and help younger students see a college campus for the first time. While a winter break college visit isn’t as impactful as visiting while school is in session, it can help younger students get a better sense of what they’re looking for when building their balanced college list.

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How Important Are College Visits?

By IvyWise on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 @ 04:44 PM

College Visits Are a Critical Piece of the College Admissions Puzzle

Most high school students are aware that the college admissions process is multi-faceted and can be very time-consuming. With the demands of building a college list, preparing for standardized tests, writing application essays and more, it can often feel like “fun” things like college visits shouldn’t be prioritized. However, not all applicants understand the unique and important role campus visits play in the college admissions process.

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5 Questions to Ask College Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 @ 02:00 PM

Get the Info You Need Directly From the Source

With campus visits and college fairs, the fall is an important time for students to learn more about the schools they’re interested in and what it takes to gain admission. College fairs and information sessions during campus visits give students the opportunity to interact directly with an admissions officer and have their questions answered by a member of the team that makes the decisions.

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5 of the Most Haunted College Campuses

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 29, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

These Colleges Have Some Pretty Spooky Histories

Halloween season is here and for those who love a good spooky story, look no further than some of the schools on your balanced college list. Instead of saying goodbye to festive activities in high school, many colleges offer students the opportunity to amp up their holiday celebrations, thanks to an array of ghost stories, haunted halls, and one-of-a kind autumnal traditions.

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