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Volume 8, Issue 4

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

In the US and in many countries around the world, this month kicked off with April Fools Day on April 1st. For students who enjoy a good laugh, there are many colleges with students who like to get in on the fun. In the spirit of jokes, shenanigans, and hoaxes, the counselors at IvyWise have identified five schools that are home to legendary pranks. If you’re looking for a school where you can exercise your brain – and your funny bone – consider these five schools as you start your college search:

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Decisions, Decisions…How Seniors Can Decide Where to Enroll

Now that the admission committees have given you their decisions, the power is back in your hands. It is time for you to choose which college to attend. For some, this choice is easy. Maybe you were admitted early decision or have a clear first choice. For others, the decision is more difficult. If you applied to a balanced list of 8-12 schools, chances are good that you have been accepted to more than one. Hopefully you did your research before applying, and many of these acceptances are from schools you have a genuine interest in that are also a good fit for you. But, if you have not visited many of the schools on your list, you and your parents disagree about what is best for your future, or you can’t figure out what you want, this important decision can seem even more daunting. So how do you ultimately decide where to spend the next four years?

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