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5 Things to Keep in Mind This College Admissions Season

By IvyWise on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

Don’t Fall For Common Myths or Let Stress Ruin the Process

The college admissions process can produce a lot of unnecessary stress for high school seniors. While it’s normal to feel anxious about the process, it’s important to keep in mind that knowledge is power when applying to college, and knowing what to expect and keep in mind as you complete your admissions journey this fall is the key to having a successful admissions season.

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2018-19 Quirky College Application Essay Prompts and Short Answer Questions

By IvyWise on Fri, Aug 24, 2018 @ 10:41 AM

Here are Some of the Most Creative and Fun College Application Prompts

The 2018-19 college application season is in full swing, and with the opening of the Common Application on August 1 came the release of many school-specific supplements with some quirky and creative college application essay prompts and short answer questions.

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Online College Admissions Resources for Seniors

By IvyWise on Thu, Aug 16, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Applying to College This Fall? Check Out These Helpful Resources

The college admissions season is officially underway, and there’s a lot that high school seniors need to do between now and application deadlines on Jan. 1. The college application process can be confusing, but there are a number of online resources that can help students and parents navigate the process this fall.

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College-Bound Student’s Top Advice: Don’t Go Through the College Admissions Process Alone

By IvyWise on Fri, Jul 27, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Students Applying to College Should Seek Help From a Number of Different Resources

For students just starting the college admissions process, it can be intimidating and overwhelming, so some perspective from peers going through the same process can be helpful and welcome. We caught up with one of our pro bono students, Oladunni, to get her advice on what students should know when applying to college this fall.

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College-Bound Student’s Top Advice: Start Your College Prep Early

By IvyWise on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 02:40 PM

IvyWise Student Celine Gives Her Insight and Advice to Other Rising High School Seniors Applying to College This Fall

It may be summer break, but the college admissions process for rising high school seniors has already begun! We caught up with one of our students to get her advice for students planning to apply to college this fall – and for those who are just now thinking about their college prep.

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Class of 2022 Waitlist Statistics

By IvyWise on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 04:21 PM

2018 Is A Mixed Bag For Waitlisted Students

Getting waitlisted can be a confusing and stressful admissions outcome for college bound students, and with record-low admission rates and record-high applicant pools, many college waitlists are growing while the chances of admission off the waitlist are hard to predict.

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Colleges Still Accepting Applications After Jan. 1

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 03, 2018 @ 01:37 PM

A Number of Schools Are Still Accepting Applications for the Class of 2022

Many application deadlines have already passed, but there are still hundreds of colleges and universities in the US accepting applications for the class of 2022.

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7 Things For Early Admission Applicants To Keep In Mind

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 08, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

Here’s What Students Need To Remember As They’re Notified of Their Early Admission Decisions

As mid-December approaches, so do early decision release dates. Many students who applied early decision or early action to their top-choice colleges will learn their fate over the next week or so, and it can be an extremely stressful time. However, there are a lot of positive things to consider as early admission applicants wait to hear from their dream schools.

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Top Essay Writing Tips From Former Admissions Officers

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 01, 2017 @ 01:17 PM

Here’s What College Bound Students Need to Do to Write a Great College Application Essay

It’s college application crunch time for high school seniors, and there are probably more than a few of you who are behind on writing those application essays. Don’t get stressed! Our team of counselors is here to help with some of their top essay writing tips.

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12 Things to Be Thankful For This College Admissions Season

By IvyWise on Tue, Nov 21, 2017 @ 11:41 AM

Remember These When Relatives Are Asking A Million Questions About College This Holiday Week

There’s a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday, and college bound high school seniors have more than a few things to show appreciation for this week.

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