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June College Planning Checklist

By IvyWise on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 10:30 AM

Outside Reading is Key to Exploring Your Interests, Rising Seniors Should Start Brainstorming Essay Topics

As graduation season comes to a close, and the Class of 2018 prepares for the last summer before starting college, now is the time for rising juniors and seniors to seriously dive into the college admissions process.  

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Tips for Graduating Seniors

By IvyWise on Wed, May 14, 2014 @ 09:50 AM

Here's What Seniors Need to Take Care of Before the End of the School Year

Senior year is almost over, and now that the chaos of the college admissions process has passed, students have time to enjoy their last few weeks of high school.  

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May College Planning Checklist

By IvyWise on Thu, May 01, 2014 @ 09:33 AM

College Admissions Season Winds Down for Seniors, Ramps Up for Juniors

Today is decision day! Millions of students across the country, even the world, will be sending in their enrollment deposits to the school they plan to attend this fall. While this signifies the end of a long and sometimes stressful process for high school seniors, it’s just the beginning for underclassmen.  

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April College Planning Checklist

By IvyWise on Tue, Apr 08, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

Start Planning Courses For Next Year, Seniors Send Enrollment Deposits By May 1

The spring semester is flying by, and pretty soon students across the country will be closing out their academic years and enjoying some much-needed time off this summer.  

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Admission Decision Do’s and Don’ts

By IvyWise on Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 01:19 PM

Do's and Don'ts for High Schools Seniors When Admissions Decisions Come In

It’s decision time, and high schools seniors across the country (and the globe!) are anxiously waiting for colleges to release regular decisions.

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December College Planning Checklist

By IvyWise on Tue, Dec 03, 2013 @ 12:35 PM

What Students Need to Do This December to Stay on Track During the College Admissions Season 

The end of the fall semester and the fast-approaching Regular Decision deadlines, coupled with the release of early decisions, makes December an especially busy, and crucial, month. Students need to prepare for finals and standardized tests, while also juggling extracurricular commitments and, for seniors, the added stress of finishing college applications.

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2013-14 College Admissions Trends

By IvyWise on Tue, Aug 20, 2013 @ 12:37 PM

What to Expect if You're Applying to College This Fall

College admissions season is in full swing, and with an increasingly competitive landscape, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with what’s new and what’s changing from year to year.

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Back to School Tips for High School Students

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 10:15 AM

Tackling College Admissions, One Grade at a Time

Your next year of high school is around the corner, but don’t fret! IvyWise is here to help you plan for the future, and prepare for what’s to come. Whether you’ll be entering high school for the first time, or already planning for college next year, we have advice to help you start the year strong, and maintain the drive through the fall, winter, and spring. 

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5 Ways to Narrow Down Your College List

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 10, 2013 @ 11:23 AM

Now Is The Time To Start Thinking About Where You Will Apply

It may be the middle of summer, but application season is fast approaching! In just a couple of weeks the Common App will be released, but with the prior announcement of the essay topics, and some schools announcing their supplement questions early, many rising high school seniors have already started on their applications.

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Summer Plans for Incoming College Freshmen

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 @ 03:15 PM

How to Spend Your Summer Before College

As the caps come off and the graduation celebrations begin, many high school graduates lookforward to the unbridled freedom of the summer before college. After twelve plus years of non-stop academic and extracurricular responsibilities, this summer provides a much-needed chance for students to unwind after a hectic year of college applications and before an exciting freshman year. Rather than sleep through the hot summer days, use your time to prepare for the year ahead.

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