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Finding Time For Fun When Applying to College

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

Learn How to Balance it All During Application Season

Between test preparation, college tours, and keeping up with school work, it’s all too easy for students to neglect their friendships and recreational activities during the college admissions process. While making time for schoolwork and admissions-related tasks is essential, it’s equally important to pencil in time to socialize and enjoy high school.

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7 Essential Items to Pack for Winter College Tours

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

Prepare for Campus Visits with These Must-Haves

If college tours are part of your agenda this winter then you’re not alone. Many students pencil in campus visits during holidays, breaks, or weekends so that they can see as many schools on their list as possible.

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2019 Holiday Gift Guide

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Top-Choice Gifts for Every Type of Student

With the holiday season right around the corner, now is the time to take a momentary step away from regular round college applications and put the finishing touches on seasonal gift lists! Instead of losing sight of your academic goals entirely, students can take their study game to the next level with gadgets that will set them up for success in college and beyond.

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6 Colleges with Fun Thanksgiving Traditions

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate Thanksgiving on Campus

For many students, a college campus is more than a setting for higher education and learning; it becomes a second home. In order to instill this sense of community from the start, many top colleges celebrate holidays, including Thanksgiving, in a huge way.

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Applying to UT Austin? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Be a Longhorn

UT Austin is one of the most prestigious public universities in the country, so it’s no wonder that it’s a top choice for many high school seniors. From Division 1 sports teams to a destination-worthy location in the heart of Austin, there are several qualities that set this institution apart.

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What You Need to Know Before You Apply to Duke

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn More About this Top College Before Applying

Duke University is a renowned university in North Carolina with a rich history, top-tier academics and lots of school spirit. Consequently, it is an extremely popular choice amongst high school seniors with a variety of different interests and specialties.

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5 Colleges with the Best Dining Halls

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Best Schools for Foodies and Culinary Experts

While meal choices shouldn't be the biggest factor when it comes to enrollment decisions, top tier dining options are always an asset. Many universities have revamped their menu offerings to provide students with diverse and high-quality food choices.

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UCLA Acceptance Rate and Stats: What it Takes to Get In

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Gain Admittance at UCLA

With a sprawling California campus, top tier academic offerings and Division 1 sports teams, it’s no wonder that UCLA emerges as a top-choice institution for many high school students. Given its popularity, students need to prepare thoroughly in order to emerge as competitive applicants.

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What Does 'Rolling Admissions' Mean?

By IvyWise on Mon, Nov 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Understand How the Rolling Admissions Process Works

Just like there is no one-size-fits-all top-choice college for every student, the application process itself is far from universal. Some students may choose to apply early, while others could benefit from a gap year, regular round applications, or selecting institutions with rolling admissions processes.

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Applying to Yale? Here's What You Need to Know

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Learn What it Takes to Stand Out When Applying to Yale

It’s no wonder a multitude of beloved characters, including Rory Gilmore from Gilmore Girls and Brooks Rattigan of The Perfect Date, dream of attending Yale University. The Ivy League institution is academically renowned and holds an array of distinctions in many fields.

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