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College Basketball 2013

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

These schools are ready for March Madness

March Madness is right around the corner, and college basketball fans are preparing for some intense match-ups. College basketball encourages school spirit, competition, and a strong sense of school community. Some schools boast basketball game attendance rates of nearly the entire student population, not to mention additional alumni, faculty, and other super fans. That large fan base can make for an intense arena environment at some schools, and as tournament time approaches, that atmosphere can make match-ups even more intense.  

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College Football Traditions

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 07, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

College football traditions across the nation create a wave of school spirit and pride in fans

College football is a crucial aspect of student life at many schools across the nation. Football season for some schools is a way of life, and brings a college community together through tailgates, jam-packed stadiums, and time-honored traditions. While each school has unique rituals surrounding a big game, some are louder, larger, and get the football crowd on their feet more than others.

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The Most Unusual College Mascots

By IvyWise on Tue, Jan 29, 2013 @ 02:28 PM

Some colleges think outside the box when it comes to school spirit

Sports are central to campus life at many colleges and universities across the country. Students flood stadiums and arenas drenched in their school colors, chanting fight songs and cheers, and shouting words of encouragement to their schools athletes. Mascots serve as the ultimate cheerleaders and sports figures that are often an important part of a school’s identity. While some schools have more traditional mascots (tiger, bears, etc.), others showcase their creativity and school spirit with more unconventional representations.

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Meet the Newest IvyWise Counselor: Nat

By IvyWise on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 @ 12:57 PM

Meet the Newest Member of the IvyWise Team of Expert Counselors

As a Principal College Admissions Counselor at IvyWise, Nat is excited to help students reach their goals and get into their best-fit schools. He previously served as an Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at his alma mater, Skidmore College, and was the Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at New York University and, most recently, at the hyper-selective NYU Abu Dhabi.

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Athletic Recruiting for Student Athletes

By Sarah Shanahan on Tue, Jul 12, 2011 @ 05:01 PM

The Ball's in Your Court!

We've received a lot of positive feedback on our recent newsletter article on athletic recruiting: Score Big in the Athletic Recruiting Process. Being recruited adds another dimension to the college admissions process and it is important for student athletes to understand the options that are available to them, as well as the rules. At IvyWise, our expert athletic recruiting counselors can help you assess your goals, analyze your skills and performances, and provide counsel on collegiate athletic options. And it's not just limited to our athletic counselors - IvyWise college counselors and the IvyWise team like to get their game on too!

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