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Early Decision II 101: What Students Need to Know

By IvyWise on Thu, Jan 09, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

What Applicants Should Keep in Mind About ED II

An increasing number of colleges are adding Early Decision II to their application options, often with a deadline in early- to mid-January.

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5 Last-Minute College App Tips

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Tips for Students Right Before College Applications are Due

Between family vacations and holiday festivities, it can be all too easy to put off college application work until the very last minute. While it’s always best to work consistently and strategically, even the most dedicated students find themselves working down to the wire from time to time.

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What Happens if You are Not Accepted Early Decision

By IvyWise on Mon, Dec 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Cope and What Happens Next

Unfortunately, everyone has to deal with rejection from time to time. It can initially feel devastating for students who do not gain admission to the university they applied to via Early Decision, but with time, it is possible to cope and make the best of it.

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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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Surviving College Application Season

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

How to Stay Calm During Senior Year 

For high school seniors going through the college application process, stress and anxiety can seem all but inevitable. While it may be impossible to keep nerves entirely at bay, there are several steps students can take to stay calm throughout their final year of high school.

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Writing Your College Admissions Essay

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Write Your Best Personal Statement with These Tips

College admissions essays provide students with a unique opportunity to present their best selves to an admissions committee. While grades and test scores can provide a snapshot of an applicant’s academic capabilities, a well-developed personal statement can help showcase who a student is as a whole.

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10 Great Colleges with Rolling Admissions

By IvyWise on Mon, Sep 30, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Consider These Schools When Reviewing Rolling Options

Whether you’re looking to start sending out applications ASAP or have concerns about meeting the deadlines at other colleges, rolling admissions can give students a little more flexibility regarding their admissions timeline. While many colleges follow a more traditional application schedule, there are still a multitude of schools with rolling policies for students to consider.

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6 Healthy Ways to Unwind While Waiting For Admissions Decisions

By IvyWise on Wed, Mar 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Stay Calm While Waiting for Application Results with These Tips

Many college-bound students who applied in the regular round are holding their breath for their admissions decisions from their list of best-fit schools. After months of test preparation, studying, essay writing, and visiting schools, sometimes waiting for the results of this hard work can feel like the most difficult part of the entire process.

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5 Tips for Keeping Senioritis At Bay

By IvyWise on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Finish High School on a High Note By Avoiding Second Semester Slumps

After months of test preparation, studying, essay writing, and college tours, it’s understandable that many high school seniors are tempted to slack after applications are in. While carving out time to relax and unwind is important, seniors who take it too far and let their grades drop can face serious consequences, including the possibility of having their college acceptances rescinded.

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Help Your Scholarship Application Stand Out with These 5 Tips

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

Write a One-of-a-Kind Scholarship Essay with These Pointers

Scholarships can be a great way to cut college costs while also adding to a student’s resume. There are thousands of scholarship options out there, but nearly all of them require some sort of written statement or essay.

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