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Volume 14, Issue 7

IvyWise Results: Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

IvyWise’s class of 2018 was one of our most successful yet, with our students gaining admission to some of the most selective colleges and universities in the US, including all eight Ivy Leagues and Stanford. Here’s where our students were accepted for the college class of 2022.

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3 Qualities of a Great College List

By Scott, IvyWise Premier College Admissions Counselor

Building your college list is one of the most exciting parts of the admissions process. Although creating a college list can seem big and daunting, learning about yourself and where you’re going to thrive as a student and individual can be a lot of fun. But building a college list isn’t just about filling it up with “good schools.” Each college list should have three important qualities: fit, balance, and manageability.

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How Much Science Do You Need to Know for the ACT?

By Priyam, IvyWise Master Tutor

The science section on the ACT can make many students nervous, especially those who dislike science, and can lead those students to falsely believe they should avoid the ACT altogether. However, the key is knowing how the ACT science section operates and coming to a firm understanding that the ACT does not necessarily test the depth of your scientific knowledge, but rather analytical skills in a scientific context.

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Informed Interest: Why College Application Supplements Are Important

Demonstrated interest is one of the “soft factors” in the holistic admissions process that has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years. However, demonstrated interest isn’t just visiting and talking to admissions officers. It also includes informed interest – which can be gleaned from students’ college application supplements.

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