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5 College Visit Tips

By IvyWise on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 @ 11:24 AM

Make the Most of Your Campus Tour With These College Visit Tips

Fall is the best time to plan college visits. School is in session, the campus is alive, and you’re most likely in the process of developing or narrowing down your balanced college list.

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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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College Bike Tour Photos

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 @ 02:21 PM

Nat Sends Photos From The Green Mountains Bike Tour

As we posted earlier this week, out counselor Nat is on one of the coolest college tours we've ever heard of, a week-long bike tour of seven colleges in upstate New York and Vermont.

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College Bike Tour

By IvyWise on Mon, Jul 15, 2013 @ 01:25 PM

IvyWise Counselor Nat Embarks On a Week-Long Bike Tour Of Colleges

Think driving from city to city on college visits can be tiring? Try biking it!

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Campus Safety Tips

By IvyWise on Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 03:25 PM

Graduating Seniors Need to Keep Campus Safety in Mind Before Going to College

For many students, college is the first time they’ll be living on their own without mom and dad watching over them. While it can be exciting to think about a social life not influenced by curfews, check-in phone calls, and helicopter parents, with new freedom comes new responsibility. Though schools go to great lengths to ensure safety on their campuses, students must also be aware that their personal safety is largely their responsibility.  With these simple tips, students can stay safe, both on and off campus. 

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College Campuses Where Movies Were Filmed

By IvyWise on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 @ 01:01 PM

Lights, Camera, Action!

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How to Spend Your Spring Break!

By IvyWise on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 @ 12:03 PM

Spring break is a great time for relaxation as well as college planning

Spring break is quickly approaching, and while lying by the beach, going on a cruise, or taking a week off to catch up on some sleep sounds tempting, this break can also be utilized for some major college preparation. Spring is an important time for high school students and students can take advantage of their vacation to plan ahead.  

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Happy Mardi Gras!

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 12, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

Some college cities celebrate Fat Tuesday in a big way

It’s Mardi Gras time! February 12th marks Fat Tuesday, and cities across the nation celebrate with festivals, floats, and food. Students who attend college in towns with Mardi Gras traditions enjoy a special treat each year, and while the carnival may be the same, each party town celebrates in a unique way.

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Beach Campuses Across the Country

By IvyWise on Fri, Feb 01, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Whether seasonal or year-round, colleges by the beach offer a scenic getaway for students

Looking to live in a college town with extra opportunities for tanning? Can’t stand the snow? Want to overlook the coastline from your dorm room? Colleges in beach towns offer students a unique living experience by the sea. Whether for weekend beach parties, or a quiet walk to relax from a long day in class, campuses on or near beaches provide excellent getaways for busy college students.

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Majoring in Social Media

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 19, 2012 @ 03:35 PM

Liberal Arts College Creates Social Media Major

Newberry College, a small liberal arts college located in South Carolina, recently announced an exciting new major to begin in Fall 2013. Next academic year, Social Media will join their curriculum as a concentration combining courses in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing, Business, Psychology, and Statistics as well as original courses outlining the role of social media in today’s world. While many schools have begun offering courses in social media over the past few years, and some schools have designed Social Media Certificate programs, Newberry will be the first to university to offer this topic as a major.  

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