IvyWise KnowledgeBase

The college admissions landscape is constantly changing.

Here’s what families need to know

How to Address COVID-19 on College Applications

How to Address COVID-19 on College Applications

Learn About the Common App’s New COVID-19 Question COVID-19 has…
Will Colleges Be Open for Fall 2020?

Will Colleges Be Open for Fall 2020?

Colleges are Considering Several Different Scenarios for Fall 2020 In…
How is COVID-19 Affecting Higher Education?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Higher Education?

Answers to Your Most Pressing Higher Education Questions in Light…

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Admissions Statistics

We’ve compiled important facts and figures that will help you understand trends in admission over the past 5–10 years.
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College Checklists

Navigating the college admissions process can be difficult, so it’s important to start early. Even if you’re not a senior, there’s plenty that you can do now to prepare for application season.
College Planning Checklist »
Academics and Test Prep Checklist »

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Helpful Links

Our Helpful Links section compiles links to help your student get started researching colleges and topics related to the application process.
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College Admissions Guides

Our free Admissions Guides can help you navigate the US college application process no matter where you are in the world.
Admissions Guide for US Students »
Admissions Guide for International Students »
2020-21 College Prep and Admissions Guide »

Video Library

Our free Video Library is a great resource for families looking for expert college admissions information and advice, including tips on how to build a balanced college list, brainstorm for essays, create a test prep plan, and more.

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