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Junior year is a busy time for students, and arguably one of the most critical college prep years. Here are some tips on what juniors can do now to get on track with their college prep.
Junior year is the ideal time to start formulating your balanced college list, as it will leave you time to do your research, visit campuses, and eliminate schools that may not appeal to you as much as you originally thought.
The school year is winding down, and current juniors are probably feeling a little overwhelmed with the prospect of starting the admissions process this summer. By now you should have taken the SAT or ACT, and are probably just receiving your scores.
If you are a junior, over the next few months you should conduct extensive research and develop concrete ideas about where you want to go to college, visit colleges, and make sure that your course load, test scores, and extracurricular activities will help your application stand out.
Whether it’s breadth or depth you’re going for this summer, it’s time to start planning for an enriching experience!
Junior year is probably the most important college prep year, and students need to ensure they’re on track in order to be prepared for the college admissions process next fall.
What happens once you’ve returned home from your campus visit? To help you out, the expert counselors at IvyWise have some advice on what to do after you visit a college.
Legacy status in college admissions can be a confusing avenue to travel, but there can be some benefits – and drawbacks – to applying to college as a legacy.
Whether you’re discussing colleges with your friends or family during the application process, be sure to consider your own needs and wants first.
Read on to learn how location plays a role in your college experience and the location factors to consider when creating or narrowing down your college list.
One of the best ways to stand out when applying to college is to show how you’ve made an impact with your interests – inside and outside of the classroom.
There is nothing more important to a college admissions officer than the applicant's grades and performance in the classroom.
There are many resources available to help you throughout the college admissions process, and social media is becoming an increasingly popular tool. By familiarizing yourself with as many resources as possible, you’ll surely pin down the schools that are the best academic and social fit for you!
College admissions officers want to see you exploring your interests and making an impact outside of the classroom – and that includes what you’re doing during your summer breaks.
There are many undergraduate business programs in the country, offering a wide range of opportunities for students interested in fields such as finance, accounting, international business, real estate, marketing, information technology and entrepreneurship.
Simple pacing strategies can help students to improve their test performance and overall scores.
By knowing how to be involved without overstepping boundaries, you and your student will come out of this process successfully, with acceptances – and sanity – intact.
It’s important to start early and plan ahead when preparing for the SAT or ACT, and recognize when a student’s performance is plateauing.