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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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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Nov. 30 - Dec. 4

By IvyWise on Fri, Dec 04, 2015 @ 11:34 AM

Colleges Begin Announcing Early Decision Release Dates, What to Do If You Get Deferred

It’s the first week of December, and many students are anxiously waiting for decisions from the colleges to which they applied early. It’s also crunch time for regular applications, as final deadlines are looming.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Nov. 16-20

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 20, 2015 @ 11:28 AM

Colleges Report Early Application Numbers for the Class of 2020, New Report Finds More International Students Studying in the US

With Thanksgiving right around the corner we’re entering the final stretch of the college application season! Deadlines are looming, and it’s important this time of year for students to stay informed on what’s happening in the world of college admissions.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Nov. 9-13

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 13, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

Study Suggests Elite Colleges Might Not Offer the Most Difficult Courses, Student Protests Grow On College Campuses

With most early deadlines passed and about a month-and-a-half to wrap up regular decision applications, college-bound high schoolers are feeling a little bit of relief this week from the pressures of the college admissions process. While this is a good time to take a breather, students need to be diligent about sticking to their application timelines, completing essays, and staying informed on the latest higher education news.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Nov. 2-6

By IvyWise on Fri, Nov 06, 2015 @ 11:11 AM

The Economist Releases First College Rankings List, College Board Publishes 2015 Trends in Higher Education Report

Now that the majority of early application deadlines have passed, the focus at this point in the college admissions process is on finishing those regular decision applications before the Jan. 1 deadlines! During this time it’s important to keep up with any admissions news and developments that might affect students’ application strategies.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 26-30

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 @ 10:36 AM

SAT Scores Delayed, Colleges Address How Students Should Handle ACT Score Delay

This week saw more standardized test score problems, and students are looking to colleges and testing agencies for guidance on how to address these scary score delays on their early applications – which many are due in less than two days.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 19-23

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 23, 2015 @ 11:24 AM

ACT Scores Delayed, College Admissions Tips for Parents

Early decision and early action deadlines are just around the corner, and with a new development regarding ACT scores from the September test, it’s critical for families to catch up on the latest college admissions news.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 12-16

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 16, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Job Market For Recent Grads Best Since 1999, Coalition Application Receives More Criticism

We’re less than two weeks way from many early decision and early action deadlines! Make sure you’re staying informed on the latest higher education news!

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 5-9

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 09, 2015 @ 10:16 AM

Coalition Application Pushes Back Locker Portfolio Open Date, 2015-16 Early Application Deadlines

The first full week of October is coming to a close, and for students getting ready to submit early applications, there’s a lot to keep up with!

Staying informed is the best college admissions strategy, especially in the final weeks leading up to submitting applications. The college admissions landscape is always changing, and there’s always a new development to keep up with. At IvyWise, we strive to make the college application process as easy as possible for families, by making sure they’re well informed about what to expect when applying to college. This is why we bring you the latest college admissions news every Friday.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 28 - Oct. 2

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 02, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

New College Application Platform Announced, Survey Finds Only 13% of Colleges Will Require New SAT Essay

It was a busy week for higher education news, as some big announcements were made, new trends revealed, and admissions leaders from across the country gathered for an annual conference.

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