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Volume 7, Issue 8

Dr. Kat’s List: Five Colleges for a Good Haunting

October brings the smells of pumpkins and apples, the sound of crunching leaves, and spookiness galore! For students who love a good scare, there are many schools that combine a great educational and social experience, and also have a haunting history. Whether you’re just in the Halloween spirit or want to study among the spirits, here are five schools for a good haunting from the expert counselors at IvyWise.

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Finding Balance in the College Admissions Process

If you are like most busy high school students, the demands made on you inside and outside of the classroom combined with the pressures of getting into college can leave you feeling spread too thin. It’s a bit of a balancing act, trying to make time for homework and studying for exams; playing a sport, participating in an organization, or volunteering after school; all while maintaining an active social and family life, and squeezing in some occasional alone time to read a book or listen to music. Add to that taking standardized tests, visiting college campuses, and applying to 10 to 12 colleges, and you’ll see why it’s easy to become overwhelmed during these important four years. Relax. Take a deep breath. The experts at IvyWise have compiled the following tips to help you find balance during your high school years, throughout the college admissions process, and beyond.

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