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What If I Get Rejected From My Top-Choice College?

By IvyWise on Thu, Mar 23, 2017 @ 01:46 PM

Here’s What to Do If You Were Rejected From Your Top-Choice College

As colleges begin notifying applicants of their regular admission decisions, many students, especially those who applied to highly-selective universities with notoriously low admit rates, will be faced with their worst-case scenario: a rejection from their top-choice college. Receiving a rejection from a top-choice college can be crushing to students, but it’s not the end of the world.

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What If I Get Placed On The Waitlist?

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 17, 2017 @ 06:15 PM

Tips and Resources for Waitlisted Students

As colleges begin notifying applicants of their regular admission decisions, many students end up faced with a puzzling outcome: the waitlist. While getting placed on the waitlist is not an ideal situation, there is a lot that students can do to effectively address the situation and improve their chances of admission should they choose to remain on the waitlist.

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Class of 2021 Regular Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 11:20 AM

Here Are the Regular Admission Decision Dates for the Class of 2021

 

As we draw closer to the middle of the spring semester, college across the country are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of college applications to the class of 2021 in order to deliver regular admission decisions by the end of March. We've compiled a comprehensive list of admission decision dates for 2017 here.

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Life After College Application Deadlines: What Seniors Need to Do Now

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 @ 01:56 PM

The College Admissions Process Doesn’t Stop After You Hit “Submit”

 

While there are a number of colleges still accepting applications for the class of 2021, many college application deadlines have passed and a lot of high school seniors have finished applying to college. So what happens next?

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College Prep Goals for 2017

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 05, 2017 @ 10:56 AM

Start 2017 Off Strong By Setting Goals For The New Semester

 

Now that it’s a new year and winter break is over, it’s time to start focusing on what you should be doing to get ahead and make the most of the rest of the school year.

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6 Tips to Help Seniors Finish College Applications Over Winter Break

By IvyWise on Tue, Dec 20, 2016 @ 12:05 PM

Regular Decision Deadlines Are Almost Here!

 

The clock is ticking and college bound students only have a little less than two weeks before regular decision applications are due. Many students will spend their winter break finishing their college applications, and we have some tips to help make that task a little easier.

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Class of 2021 Early Decision Notification Dates

By IvyWise on Thu, Nov 10, 2016 @ 01:20 PM

Early Decision and Early Action Notification Dates for the 2016-17 Application Season

 

Looking for regular decision release dates for the Class of 2021? Click here!

There’s only a little more than a month left before the first early applcation decisions are released. Are you ready? Here’s our annual list of early decision notification dates!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 24-28

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 28, 2016 @ 12:57 PM

New College Admissions Guide for Parents and Students, Early Application Deadlines Approach

 

We’re just days away from some of the first early application deadlines on Nov. 1, and there’s a lot of college admissions news and information to help carry students and parents through this first admissions milestone.

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New College Admissions Guide and Information

By IvyWise on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 @ 01:06 PM

Download Our Free Introductory Guide to College Admissions

 

Ready to start your college admissions journey but not sure where to begin? IvyWise’s new College Admissions Guide is a primer that covers a number of topics including what colleges are looking for in applicants, how to build a balanced college list, what to expect on the Common Application, test-optional admissions, and more.

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How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview

By IvyWise on Mon, Oct 10, 2016 @ 11:29 AM

Admissions Interviews Can Help You Stand Out and Demonstrate Interest

 

Now that we are at the height of application season, it’s a good idea to start preparing for the possibility of a college admissions interview. This is a chance for the college to put a face to the name on your application, and it is your opportunity to stand out and provide some additional context for your application.

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