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10 Apps to Keep Students Learning this Summer

By IvyWise on Thu, Jun 26, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Fight Learning Loss This Summer With Fun, Educational Apps

The “summer slump” is real, and as IvyWise Founder and CEO Dr. Katherine Cohen highlighted on the TODAY Show this morning, students can lose up to two months of math and reading achievement during summer break.

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Advances Made in Higher Education Through MOOCs

By IvyWise on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 02:08 PM

Rise in top universities offering free online courses this year

2012 brought substantial progress in sphere of online higher education, most notably MOOCs, or “massive open online courses”, that have spread throughout the United States and the world over the past year. Open course start-ups have attracted millions of students from around the globe to online courses and lectures offered by top American and international universities.

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Video Games Can Make You Smarter

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 04:58 PM

Playing Video Games Can Build Critical Thinking Skills and Sharpen Your Mind

It’s long been a fight between parents and kids about how boys and girls are “rotting their brains” with video games.  Sitting in front of a screen for hours on end seems like mindless activity, but in reality, playing video games can help make you sharper and smarter. 

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College Admissions Apps: College Search

By Sarah Shanahan on Fri, Mar 23, 2012 @ 11:51 AM

College Admissions? "There's an app for that"

Lets be honest, the college process can be stressful. Many applications have gotten longer, essay questions more complex, and the competition stronger than ever. While independent counselors for college admission like the ones at IvyWise aim to alleviate this stress, there are also less conventional resources, such as apps, to help you simplify the daunting task of applying to college. Whether reminding you of deadlines, helping you find your perfect college match, keeping all of your documents in one place, or preparing you for standardized tests, the following apps might be worth checking out.

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