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Can USC Survive Scandal and Shed Its Spoiled-Kid Reputation Once and For All? Town & Country Magazine By Alex Bhattacharji July 10, 2018 The Los Angeles school had recently emerged as one of the nation’s most coveted undergraduate des…
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…ley 16.8% TBA 16.8% 15.2% 18.3%  23.3% University of California - Los Angeles 14% TBA 12% 14.1% 16.1% 23.5% University of Chicago 6.2% 6.2% 5.9% 7.2% 8.7%  34.9% University of Michigan TBA TBA 22.7% 23.4% 24%  50.3% University of North C…
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About IvyWise The IvyWise Team MEET MIKE Play the video above Mike Principal College Admissions Counselor Former Assistant Director of Admissions, Stanford University PROFILE Mike is a former Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissio…
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Here’s When Students Can Expect to Receive Regular Admission Decisions Are you ready for regular decision notification dates? Admissions offices across the US are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of regular decision colle…
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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Learn What it Takes to Gain Admittance at UCLA With a sprawling California campus, top tier academic offerings and Division 1 sports teams, it’s no wonder that UCLA emerges as a top-choice institution for many high school students. Given…
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Learn What it Takes to Stand Out at This Top College The University of Southern California (USC) has been rising in prominence for years now, and after the recent college admissions scandal, the school has gained even more recognition – e…
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IvyWise’s class of 2019 was one of our most successful yet, with our students gaining admission to some of the most selective colleges and universities in the US, including all eight Ivy Leagues, Stanford, and MIT – to name only a few.…
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IvyWise KnowledgeBase Regular Decision Notification Dates Admissions offices across the US are working hard to get through hundreds of thousands of regular decision college applications for the class of 2023 in order to notify students of t…
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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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By Meg, IvyWise Premier College Admissions Counselor Do you play the violin or clarinet? Sing? Are you a freestyle rapper? Like to compose songs? Dream of a career on Broadway? Summer break offers exciting opportunities for teens who are pe…
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By Meg, IvyWise Premier College Admissions Counselor As a college counselor, one of the aspects of my job that I especially enjoy is touring college campuses. Whether traveling alone or with my family, I’m always game to explore instituti…
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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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IvyWise KnowledgeBase IvyWise Newsletter Dr. Kat's List: Five Colleges For an Animated Experience In recent years, animated films such as The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Toy Story 3, and Despicable Me have been met with widespread enthusiasm and unp…
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Many colleges and universities in the US spread the holiday spirit by giving back to the community through fundraisers, food and toy drives, and other holiday events. By committing time and resources to those in need, students and colleges…
Princeton, New Jersey - February, 2019: Princeton University is a Private Ivy League University in New Jersey, USA.
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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There is a definite hierarchy to America’s universities. It’s a pecking order where only a handful of “elite” schools lead the pack in being the most selective, having top faculty, large financial resources and pristine campus facil…
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Picture this: you’re watching the Super Bowl on your big-screen TV. A player from your favorite team scores the winning touchdown. When he rips off his helmet, you say: “Hey, that guy was in my Russian Lit class!” Whether you’re loo…
6 Colleges with Unique Graduation Traditions
Although many highly selective private colleges offer need-based aid, families who do not qualify for financial aid are faced with the daunting task of paying more than $50,000/year for their child to attend. And the picture isn’t pleasan…
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As a Master College Admissions Counselor at IvyWise, Nat is excited to help students reach their goals and get into their best-fit schools. He previously served as an Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions at his alma mater, Skidmo…
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This month, more than 200 nations from around the globe will come together in London for the 30th Summer Olympic Games. The world's best athletes will compete in more than 400 events in 36 sports with the hopes of bringing home a gold, silv…
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On February 26th, Hollywood’s best will take to the red carpet for the 84th annual Academy Awards. The event’s coveted prize (officially called an Academy Award of Merit, commonly known as an Oscar) is presented to actors, writers, dire…
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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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James Cameron’s Avatar recently became the highest-grossing film of all time. With its stunning 3D graphics and intense IMAX experience, this movie has pioneered new action-adventure ground. If you just can’t get enough of Avatar, IvyWi…
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The Olympics may be over, but sports fervor is still going strong. March Madness has begun, which means that 65 Division I university basketball teams throughout the nation will compete for the national championship. Along with the expert c…
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If you're interested in problem solving and finding creative approaches to common dilemmas, you might want to consider pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering. Engineers tackle real-world problems (like the BP oil spill!) and are re…
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Should entrepreneurs invest in a college education? Many may doubt the need for creative, driven, self-starters to spend time in a classroom when they could be working on entrepreneurial endeavors. However, as we all know, there’s always…
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College is where great minds are molded – you never know if you’re sitting next to the next Nobel Prize-winner, global celebrity, or even President of the United States. While you’re likely to share some classes with innovators who wi…
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Students all over the country are singing the praises of Glee, FOX's smash-hit comedy-drama that chronicles the lives of high school glee club members. The first show of its kind, Glee has awakened the musical interests of students across t…
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Know Your Chances of Admission Before Starting the Transfer Application Process With the first semester well underway for most members of the Class of 2018, some students may be facing the disappointing realization that their top-choice sch…
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These schools offer students some of the country’s most interesting concentrations While many students opt for college majors like business, history, and biology, others decide to take a more unconventional path in school. Interdisciplina…
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Stars In and Out of the Classroom What do Ashley Judd, Art Garfunkel, and Bill Cosby have in common? They all have master’s degrees! Many award-winning actors, performers, radio personalities, and athletes have once walked across the stag…
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Academy Awards presenters this year came from some impressive programs  Sunday night, stars flocked to Los Angeles to walk the red carpet and see who would win the most highly-acclaimed awards in Hollywood: the Oscars. Stars like Chris…
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The characters are fictional, but their alma maters are all real Ever heard of the University of New York in the TV show Felicity? How about Pennbrook University in Boy Meets World, or The University of Los Angeles in The Fresh Prince of Be…
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