IvyWise KnowledgeBase

The college admissions landscape is constantly changing.

Here’s what families need to know

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.

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College Admissions Guides

Whether you’re in the US, or applying to universities as an international student, our free Admissions Guides can help you navigate the US college application process no matter where you are in the world.

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Our newsletter provides the most current information about the college admissions process.

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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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Helpful Links

We encourage our students to conduct intensive research on the schools they are considering. By learning about many different colleges, students are better able to pinpoint what they are seeking in their own college experience.

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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