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Test Prep On-the-Go: How to Enjoy the Summer While Prepping For the SAT or ACT

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 22, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Stay On Track With Your Test Prep While Enjoying Your Time Off

School’s out and summer is in! Now that you’re done with another school year, you have time for all the things you weren’t able to enjoy during the school year – whether that’s travel, research endeavors, or summer programs. You likely also have some extra time to dedicate to your test prep. By continuing your test prep into the summer you’ll be able to build up your foundational skills so that come the fall, once you’re juggling all of your obligations, you won’t have to worry about starting your SAT or ACT test prep from the ground up.

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How to Stand Out at Your First Internship

By IvyWise on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 @ 02:07 PM

Be Proactive to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship Experience

Internships are valuable experiences that can give both high school and college students the opportunity to learn something new and stand out when applying to college or jobs in the future. There’s a lot that students can do to make the most of their internships and stand out this summer!

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4 Important College Prep Skills You Can Learn From A Summer Job

By IvyWise on Mon, Apr 09, 2018 @ 02:06 PM

A Summer Job Can Help You Earn Some Extra Cash and Develop Skills That Will Take You Through the Admissions Process and College

Academic courses or summer programs and MOOCs aren’t the only options that students have in order stay productive or keep learning this summer. In addition to exploring your interests through summer activities, a summer job can help you develop a new skills that are sometimes difficult to develop inside the classroom. No matter the job, taking on a paid position with a defined set of responsibilities will challenge you in new and exciting ways.

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Summer Planning Resources For High School Students

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 07, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

Now’s the Time for Students to Think About How to Spend Their Summer Breaks

It may only be March, but summer break will be here before you know it, and students need to have a solid plan for how to spend their time off from school.

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8 Summer Reading Suggestions for High School Students

By IvyWise on Fri, Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:12 AM

Use The 4th of July Holiday Break To Catch Up On Outside Reading

For students preparing for the college admissions process, the 4th of July holiday is a great time to relax, recharge, and catch up on some light outside reading.

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Summer Programs for STEM Students

By IvyWise on Thu, Feb 09, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

These Summer Programs for STEM Students Are Still Accepting Applications

 

For students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM), there are plenty of ways to gain valuable experience over the summer, whether it’s through an internship, a summer program, or an independent project.

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Fight Summer Brain Drain: How to Learn and Continue College Prep Over the Summer

By IvyWise on Thu, Jun 02, 2016 @ 10:05 AM

Use Your Summer Break to Explore an Interest, Learn, And Get a Head Start on College Applications

 

Summer break is here for many students, but that doesn’t mean all learning has to stop! It’s important for college-bound students to spend their summers wisely, but they don’t have to participate in a fancy college summer program to do it.

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Summer Activity Ideas for High School Students

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 18, 2015 @ 12:41 PM

Here Are Some Summer Plan Suggestions For Students Who Aren’t Sure How to Spend Their Break

Summer is right around the corner, and, if they haven’t started already, high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors need to make plans for how to spend those free months. For many students, summer break is seen as a time to take a break from school and soak up the sun – and that’s okay – but that’s not all they need to do.
 

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Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

By IvyWise on Wed, Jul 03, 2013 @ 10:50 AM

Enjoy the Holiday Weekend With Some Productive Activities

It's Fourth of July week, and many families are vacation bound to enjoy the long holiday weekend! It's important to take some time to relax, but there are some productive things you can do to pass the time if you find yourself with a free moment or two!

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