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Volume 13, Issue 3

How to Read Your SAT Score Report

Scores from the first 2017 administration of the SAT are out, but do you know how to read your Score Report?

Your SAT Score Report has a lot of useful information, however understanding what each score means and how they translate into actionable items in order to aid your college prep can be difficult. Our team of test prep experts has put together the following SAT Score Report guide to help families better understand students’ SAT scores and how they can use these results to make informed decisions on how to proceed with test prep.

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6 Questions to Ask On Your College Visits This Spring

The spring semester is a popular time to visit colleges, especially as juniors start to narrow down their college lists, and seniors squeeze in some last-minute visits before admission decisions are announced at the end of March. The college visit is an important opportunity to not only get a live look at colleges, but also get some insider information that you might not otherwise find in your traditional research.

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Navigating the College Search Process With a Learning Difference

By Amy, IvyWise Principal College Admissions Counselor

As a college counselor and a mother of a child with a learning disability, I know the concerns that many families have before, during, and after the college search and admissions process. It’s important for parents and students to know their options, and since information and policy is constantly changing, research is the key to successfully navigating this confusing landscape.

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5 College Prep Tips to Take With You to College

As college bound high school seniors anxiously await their admission decisions, the thought of actually preparing for life on campus tends to take a backseat until they learn of their acceptance. Luckily for many of these students, they already have the tools they need to succeed in college – they just need to know how to harness them.

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