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?
There’s a lot that goes into the actual college application. There are a number of materials that students need to gather in addition to maximizing their application through essays, short answer questions, and more. It’s important to stay organized, but it’s also critical that students take time to present their best self to colleges.
There’s a lot that colleges ask for, evaluate, and take into consideration when making admission decisions. At IvyWise we want to take the guess work out of applying to college, so we’ve put together this college admissions guide with everything families need to know about what colleges look for, how applications are evaluated, and what students need to check before hitting “submit!”
2016-17 Common Application Overview
2016-17 Coalition Application Guide
The Universal College Application
What Colleges Are Looking For
Building a Well-Rounded Class: Why Colleges Want Specialists
College Prep Tips: What College Admission Officers are Really Looking For in Applicants
Demonstrated Interest: What’s Your IQ?
Grades Still Most Important Factor in College Admissions
Social Media Presence and Admissions
What Colleges Look for in a Student’s Activities List
2016-17 Common Application Requirements Grid
College Recommendation Letter Tips from Freshman to Senior Year
Selecting Teachers to Write Letters of Recommendation
College Essay Tips
5 Common College Application Essay Myths
6 Tips For Recording a College Application Video Essay
Brainstorming Tips for College Application Essays
College Essay Writing Tips for Rising Seniors
How to Answer Those Unusual College Application Essay Questions
How to Write the “Why This College?” Essay
Last Minute Tips for Your College Admissions Essays
Resources to Help You Write an Excellent College Admissions Essay
College Application Tips
10 College Application Mistakes to Avoid
Avoid These College Application Mistakes
College Prep 101: How to Stay Organized When Applying to College
How Many Colleges Should You Apply To?
What’s a Red Flag and How to Take It Down: Making the Most of a “Problem” Application
Stand Out From The Crowd: Smart Ways to Enhance Your College Applications
College Application Checklists
August College Planning Checklist
College Prep Checklists
December College Planning Checklist
Early Decision College Application Checklist
Every College Planning Checklist You’ll Ever Need
November College Planning Checklist
October College Planning Checklist
September College Planning Checklist
Summer College Prep Checklist for Rising High School Seniors
After You Submit Your College Apps
How College Applications are Evaluated
How to Manage College Admissions Stress This Fall
College Admissions Secrets: How the Admissions Committee Review Process Works
College Admissions FAQ
Seniors: You’ve Submitted Your Applications, Now What?
What Matters When Applying to College?
Your Apps Are In, Now How to Beat Senioritis
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