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Volume 8, Issue 7

Dr. Kat’s List: Five Colleges to Go for the Gold

This month, more than 200 nations from around the globe will come together in London for the 30th Summer Olympic Games. The world’s best athletes will compete in more than 400 events in 36 sports with the hopes of bringing home a gold, silver, or bronze medal. In the US, Olympic athletes past, present, and future can be found studying and training on college campuses throughout the country, many of which offer state-of-the-art athletic facilities and expert coaching. Whether you’ve got your eye on the prize or want to cheer from the stands, these five schools will light the torch on your college search.

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Across the Pond: Spotlight on UK Universities

Cheerio! On July 27th, the 30th Summer Olympic Games will take place in London, making London the first city to host the modern Olympics three times. England always plays host to more than 130 higher education institutions, and similar to those in the US, these campuses are home to past, present, and future Olympians as well as extensive academic and social opportunities. In honor of the Olympic host, the team at IvyWise takes a look at some of our higher-ed friends across the pond.

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Neat as a Pin: Using Pinterest in the College Admissions Process

Since launching in March 2010, Pinterest has become the third most popular social media platform, behind only Facebook and Twitter. Pinterest is a tool for browsing and creating categorized digital bulletin boards, and while it may initially seem to be a tool simply to share fashion and recipes, there are many ways students can use the site throughout the college admissions process.

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