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The college admissions landscape is constantly changing.

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Make the Most of this School Year with IvyWise

IvyWise is here to guide students through every facet of their educational journeys with a plethora of college admissions resources aimed at demystifying the complicated college application process. From our Just Admit It! podcast to webinars, articles, free guides, and more – IvyWise has everything you need to make the most of this school year and succeed in the admissions process this fall.

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Just Admit It!
Podcast

IvyWise’s Just Admit It! podcast provides listeners with expert college admissions insight and advice from our team of former admissions officers.

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IvyWise Live Webinars

Zoom into the future with IvyWise Live webinars that feature our admissions experts covering every part of the college admissions process.

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Check out our YouTube and Vimeo channels for the latest college admissions tips and advice from our team of expert counselors.

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IvyWise Scholars Spotlight: Benson

IvyWise Scholars Spotlight: Benson

As part of our IvyWise Gives Back initiative, IvyWise Scholars is our pro bono college admissions counseling program for high-achieving, low-income students. We caught up with IvyWise Scholar Benson, a gifted student from Louisiana, to learn more about his college admissions journey, what it’s like to work with IvyWise during this process, and get some of his college prep advice for other students.
A Complete Guide to Stanford Letters of Recommendation

A Complete Guide to Stanford Letters of Recommendation

While grades may carry the most weight in college admissions decisions, there are many important components of the undergraduate application process, including submitting your letters of recommendation. These documents allow admissions officers to learn more about who a student is, the role they play in the classroom, and how they might shape their future college campus.
IvyWise Scholars Spotlight: Nicole

IvyWise Scholars Spotlight: Nicole

As part of our IvyWise Gives Back initiative, IvyWise Scholars is our pro bono college admissions counseling program for high-achieving, low-income students. We caught up with IvyWise Scholar Nicole, a gifted student from Colorado, to learn more about her college admissions journey, what it’s like to work with IvyWise during this process, and get some of her college prep advice for other students.
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Free Guides & Downloads

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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.

College Admissions Stats

College Checklist

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

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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.

Start Your Research

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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.

2021-22 College Admissions Guide
International Student Admissions Guide

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