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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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5 Fall College Prep Tips for Seniors

By IvyWise on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 @ 10:58 AM

Seniors Need to Set Goals and an Application Timeline ASAP

 

You’ve made it! All that hard work over the past 3 years has finally led to senior year, but what do you do now? Starting off the school year strong and carrying that momentum through the fall will help you make the most of senior year and ensure you’re prepared not only for the college admissions process, but also college itself.

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The Ultimate College Admissions Guide

By IvyWise on Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 01:19 PM

Everything College Bound High School Seniors Need to Apply to College this Fall

 

It’s back to school time and for high school seniors it’s time to start applying to college! Are you ready?

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What Students Should Do While Waiting for College Admissions Decisions

By IvyWise on Tue, Feb 24, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

Fight off Senioritis and Focus on Finishing the School Year Strong

This time of year makes for very anxious high school seniors as many wait to hear back from colleges about their admissions decisions. The period between submitting application and receiving decisions can feel like an eternity and often leaves students in an academic limbo with many thinking “I’ve done all I can and the decision is in the hands of the admissions committee – what else can I do?”
 
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