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Learn Which Colleges are Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines for Students As many colleges prepare to welcome a larger number of students back to campus this fall, some universities are moving to require COVID-19 vaccines for all members of the com…
Here are the Colleges That are Open for On-Campus Visits After more than a year without in-person college tours, some universities are reopening for on-campus visits. Visiting colleges can be a valuable opportunity for students to get a com…
Colleges Report Record-High Application Numbers for the Class of 2025 Despite several significant changes to the admissions cycle due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many schools are reporting record-breaking application numbers for the c…
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Which Colleges Are Extending Their Regular Round Application Deadlines? Earlier this year, we announced that several colleges were opting to extend their early application deadlines. Now, several months later, it looks like many schools are…
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The Latest on How Colleges and Universities in the US are Responding to COVID-19 The response to concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has deeply affected college bound high school students with school closures and the ca…
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When it comes to compiling your list of colleges to apply to, fit is the most important decision factor. There are thousands of colleges in the United States, including many schools with programs tailored to students with special needs. To…
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Here are the Colleges that Superscore the ACT Superscoring is the practice of considering only the highest section scores across all SAT or ACT test scores that are submitted when evaluating applications. Many schools already superscore for…
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Join Our Facebook Live Webinars April 15 & 17 to Learn More About How To Prep for College Admissions Process This Fall Tune in to IvyWise Live on our Facebook page next week, where College Admissions Experts Christine, Scott, Nat, Zach,…
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Due to Closures Related to Coronavirus Many Colleges are Extending Their Enrollment Deposit Deadlines to June 1 or Later As colleges release admissions decisions in the midst of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, many schools ar…
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It’s important for college-bound students to stay up-to-date on the latest college admissions trends, and the spring semester is an excellent opportunity to reflect on recent updates and keep an eye towards the future. 2020 was a year of…
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Learn More About Gaining Admittance at BU With its highly desirable and centralized location and a multitude of specialty programs, it’s no wonder that Boston University is a top choice for many students. In recent years, its acceptance r…
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List of Early Decision Deadlines The college application season is in full-swing, and part of the admissions process is knowing when your applications are due. College application deadlines can vary from school to school, so it’s importan…
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By Alisha, IvyWise Principal College Admissions Counselor Fit and academics are top priority when building your balanced college list, but it’s important for students to consider other factors that matter to them including activities, loc…
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…ike some of the courses offered through Boston College’s First Year Experience program, orientation weekends, or programs offered through student engagement or mental health services departments on campus. While on campus, inquire about t…
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Don't just write off that supplemental college essay The Boston Globe By Ellen Ishkanian October 30, 2015 After weeks of brainstorming, writing, editing, and rewriting, that frightening personal statement essay is finally done. But don’t…
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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 t…
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With the International Day of Peace observed around the world on September 21st, now is a great time to reflect on equity, culture, and the outcomes of foreign policy. In an increasingly global environment, international relations is becomi…
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It's no wonder that health and medicine are top of mind in August, as this month is National Immunization Awareness Month, National Psoriasis Month, Cataract Awareness Month, Neurosurgery Outreach Month, and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Month in…
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Most commencement exercises are rooted in tradition: wearing school colors, singing the alma mater, flying the campus flag, listening to the valedictorian's speech, and marching in the staff-led procession. While these historic marks are pa…
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Seniors are finally graduating, and very soon some will attend colleges with alumni networks that are stronger than those of other schools. Throughout my time in college admissions, though, I’ve noticed a few colleges where graduates real…
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…e Women’s Professional Soccer league. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA BC’s motto, “ever to excel,” may be what spurs Eagles athletes on to such impressive careers at pro athletes. Look at quarterbacks alone! There are the legends,…
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This month, as college freshmen prepare to move into what will be their homes for the next four years, rising high school seniors are finalizing the list of colleges to which they will apply. College is an academic but also a social experie…
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By Lisa Gache, Founder & CEO of Beverly Hills Manners As a junior at Beverly Hills High School, I vividly remember spring vacation back east with my father to tour a handful of liberal arts colleges that piqued my interest in the New Yo…
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If you are not familiar with the term in regard to college students, a Co-Op (or Cooperative program) is a structured method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. It's a great way to make the school-to-work…
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In the US and in many countries around the world, this month kicked off with April Fools Day on April 1st. For students who enjoy a good laugh, there are many colleges with students who like to get in on the fun. In the spirit of jokes, she…
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…ryn Mawr College, Tufts University, and Boston College. Keep these schools in mind when building your college list and from the bottom of our hearts (and stomachs!) we wish you the best of luck in your college search! For help researching s…
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For many students, college is a time of exploring new opportunities, learning more about themselves and determining the impact they want to make on the world. Interestingly, where your school is located can have an effect on the opportuniti…
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What would you say if someone handed you a few pictures of an unfamiliar community and asked you to spend a considerable amount of money to live there for four years? You’d call them crazy, right? But this is essentially what you’re agr…
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The college search process can sometimes feel overwhelming. There are many different resources that go into developing a balanced college list, but sometimes the tools that are overlooked are the ones many high school students use every day…
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STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is a hot topic in higher education, with many colleges expanding their STEM programs in order to meet student demand. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment in…
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February is a big awards month. At ceremonies celebrating music and film, red carpets will be filled with alumni from some of the country's best schools. With the Grammy Awards this month, there are a number of musicians who partly owe thei…
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…lude Ithaca College, Brown University, Boston College, University of Georgia, and Barnard College. Looking for ways to gain leadership experience while still in high school? Through community service and other activities, students can cult…
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Compiled by the team of counselors at IvyWise These days, with advancements in technology, there’s an app for just about anything and a need for people to build them. STEM-related fields are seeing a high demand for workers, with jobs exp…
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…ern California, Wake Forest University, Boston College, Harvard University, and Cornell University. Doing your homework on the courses offered at universities and their professors is key to building a balanced college list, and ultimately w…
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College is all about getting a great education that will serve as the building blocks for a successful career. At IvyWise, we encourage students to follow their passions – whether it’s science, art, music, business, or another area of s…
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No one wants to spend the summer sitting in a college class, however for many students, summer courses are a great way to stay on track for graduation in four years. Summer is meant to be fun, so if you have to spend it in a classroom, why…
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When building a balanced college list, we like to encourage students to look beyond academics and explore what else a college or university has to offer to meet their interests. For some, this may mean a touch of luxury. We've previously hi…
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The 2014 Winter Olympics opened last week, and with the games comes a renewed interest in fun, and even unusual, winter sports. If proximity to the slopes or the ability to hit the ice in between classes is a high priority in your college s…
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