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IvyWise Class of 2017: Where Are They Going?

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:19 AM

Here’s Where IvyWise Students Will Be Attending College This Fall

It was a great admissions season for the IvyWise class of 2017, with 91% of our students gaining admission to one or more of their top choice colleges. IvyWise students received over 400 acceptances to over 140 different colleges, but where are they enrolling?

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IvyWise Pro Bono Student Feature: Andrea

By IvyWise on Wed, May 24, 2017 @ 12:41 PM

IvyWise Pro Bono Student Andrea Shares Her Experience, Motivation, and Advice

The admissions season has come to a close for the college class of 2021, and now the focus has shifted toward the class of 2022. While the admissions process is full of stats like admission rates, yield, SAT and ACT scores, and more, it’s important to remember what really matters when applying to college: the student. At IvyWise we have the honor of working with a number of amazing students, and we’d like to take the time to feature some of them.

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IvyWise Pro Bono Student Feature: Kaitlyn

By IvyWise on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 @ 03:08 PM

IvyWise Student Kaitlyn Shares Her Experience, Motivation, and Advice

As high school seniors across the US, and the world, await college admission decisions for the class of 2021, it’s important to remember the focus of this process at the end of the day: the student. At IvyWise we have the honor of working with some amazing students, and we’d like to take the time to feature some of them.

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Watch These 3 Great College Acceptance Videos

By IvyWise on Wed, Dec 21, 2016 @ 03:25 PM

IvyWise Pro Bono Students Share the Moments They Learned of Their Early Acceptances to College

 

What’s it like to be accepted to your early decision or early action college? These students shared their reactions!

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2015 IvyWise College Counseling Student Success

By IvyWise on Thu, May 07, 2015 @ 02:34 PM

IvyWise's Class of 2015 Gained Admission to Over 260 Colleges Including All 8 Ivy Leagues and Stanford!

The 2014-15 application season was a great one for IvyWise students, with 92% gaining admission to one or more of their top-three choice colleges! This year's class gained admission to over 260 colleges and universities, including all eight Ivy League colleges, Stanford, MIT, Johns Hopkins, and NYU, to name a few. In honor of this year's class, we've created an infographic of their success and highlights of how IvyWise has guided students throughout the college admissions process for over 17 years now!

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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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One Year of the IvyWise Blog

By Sarah Shanahan on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 @ 11:32 AM

Happy Birthday, IvyWise Blog!

One year ago today, we launched the IvyWise blog. We wanted the blog to be a free and accessible way to share expert information about the college admissions process with students and their families. Our IvyWise staff and counselors have truly enjoyed contributing to the blog and we hope that you enjoy reading it. In honor of our first birthday, we thought we’d take a look at some of the topics we’ve covered in the past year, and hope that you will tell us what you want to see from us in the year to come.

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Hiring an Independent College Counselor

By Sarah Shanahan on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 09:55 AM

10 Tips for Choosing an Independent College Counselor

Previously, we gave you a list of ways that you can work with your high school college counselor during the college admissions process. For families seeking additional guidance, it may be helpful to also use an independent college counselor.

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Admission to US Universities

By Sarah Shanahan on Tue, Feb 07, 2012 @ 10:30 AM

Where IvyWise Students Come From

As we finish up college application work with our seniors in the class of 2012, we thought we’d take a look at where IvyWise students have come from. College admission has become increasingly competitive and complicated, and can be even more so for students navigating the process from abroad. IvyWise counselors have worked extensively with students from around the US and around the world on the admissions process, and almost a third of IvyWise students are international students!

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The Transition from High School to College

By Sarah Shanahan on Wed, Aug 17, 2011 @ 10:31 AM

An IvyWise Student Talks About the Transition to College

I led a relatively sheltered life before leaving for college. As an only child whose parents wanted to ensure that I remained focused, I had been enrolled at an all-girls school for seven years. To their horror, I ultimately chose to attend the farthest school I applied to—Washington University in St. Louis, a shocking 16-hour drive from my home in New Jersey.

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