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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Feb. 29 - March 4

By IvyWise on Fri, Mar 04, 2016 @ 08:22 AM

The Revised SAT Debuts This Weekend, Boston College Announces Regular Decision Notification Date

 

This March will see a lot of big college admissions action, with the debut of the new SAT and regular decisions released later in the month. It’s important for college bound students and their parents to stay informed on the latest college admissions news, and at IvyWise we’re making that easier with our weekly news roundup!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Feb. 22-26

By IvyWise on Fri, Feb 26, 2016 @ 08:42 AM

Insight Into the New August SAT Date, Cornell Now Need-Aware for International Applicants

 

March is right around the corner and with it comes the first sitting of the new SAT! There’s a lot going on in higher education right now as seniors prepare to learn their admissions decisions and juniors begin the admissions process themselves. Here’s what you need to know!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Feb. 15-19

By IvyWise on Fri, Feb 19, 2016 @ 11:52 AM

GWU.jpgGeorge Washington University and Harvard See Record Number of Applications, More Class of 2020 Admission Stats

 

It was a short week for many students who celebrated Presidents’ Day, but it was a busy week in college admissions and higher education news!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Feb. 1-5

By IvyWise on Fri, Feb 05, 2016 @ 09:51 AM

Princeton to Reinstate Transfer Admissions, More Colleges Report Record Number of Applications to the Class of 2020

 

Are you keeping up with the latest college admissions news? With the changes coming to the SAT, the Common App, the new Coalition App, and other proposed changes coming to the college admissions process, it’s more important than ever to stay informed on the latest higher education news!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 25-29

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 @ 10:35 AM

2016-17 Common Application Essay Prompts, Cornell Accepted 27.4% of Early Applicants to the Class of 2020

The first month of 2016 has flown by, and there’s a lot of news that college bound students need to catch up on from just January alone! This is especially critical for high school juniors, as the spotlight is on them as they gear up for the college application process this fall.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 18-22

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 22, 2016 @ 09:25 AM

New Report Aims to Change the College Admissions Process, Winter Weather Affecting Saturday’s SAT

It may have been a short week for most students, but it was a busy one in the world of higher education. A lot of college admissions news broke this week, and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know!

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What Parents and Students Need to Know About the "Turning the Tide" College Admissions Report

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 21, 2016 @ 11:26 AM

New Harvard Report Offers Suggestions On How Schools Can Improve the College Admissions Process

The higher education industry was abuzz yesterday with the announcement of a new report released by Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, called “Turning the Tide,” that highlights how colleges can change the admissions process by focusing more on community service and reducing the stress that comes with students padding their resumes with multiple extracurricular activities, AP courses, and excessive test prep. This report was endorsed by dozens of higher education institutions, including admissions officials from MIT and Yale, among others.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 11-15

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 15, 2016 @ 11:04 AM

More College Admission Officers Are Looking At Applicants’ Social Media Profiles, Record Number of Applications to Penn’s Class of 2020

As seniors wait to hear back from colleges, the spotlight has now turned to current juniors, who are in a very critical phase of the college prep process. It’s important at this stage to make sure you’re informed on the latest college admissions news. Luckily, we have the week’s top higher education news articles right here.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Jan. 4-8

By IvyWise on Fri, Jan 08, 2016 @ 11:34 AM

Many Colleges Still Accepting Applications for the Class of 2020, MIT Won’t Join Coalition App

Welcome to 2016! It’s a new year, new semester, and the perfect opportunity for students and parents to catch up on the latest higher education news and plan for the college application process!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Dec. 14-18

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Class of 2020 Early Admission Rates, Tips for Deferred Students

Early decisions are still rolling out and we’re quickly closing in on the regular decision deadline. Seniors are in full college application completion mode, while many juniors are bracing for the New Year and the changes to the SAT that are coming with it. It’s important to stay on top of the latest developments in college admissions at this juncture in the college prep process, and we’re here to make that a little easier with our weekly news roundup.

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