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By Amy Ablondi on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Christine

Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Christine

A Premier College Admissions Counselor at IvyWise, Christine relishes the opportunity to work with students and their families. She previously served as an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions at Yale University and at Georgetown University.
By Amy Ablondi on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Nat

Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Nat

Nat is a former Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Multicultural Recruitment at his alma mater, Skidmore College. Nat also served as a Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at New York University and, most recently, at the hyper-selective NYU Abu Dhabi.
By Amy Ablondi on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Scott

Meet an IvyWise Counselor: Scott

Scott is a former Assistant Director of Admissions at Yale University, and has worked with families in the US and abroad, guiding them through the application processes for some of the world’s most selective institutions.
By IvyWise on Tuesday, July 5, 2016
SAT vs. ACT: Which College Entrance Exam Should You Take?

SAT vs. ACT: Which College Entrance Exam Should You Take?

By taking a practice test of the SAT and ACT you’ll be able to see which you did better on, your areas of strengths and weaknesses, and which test you can best prepare for to reach your goal score.
By IvyWise on Thursday, August 31, 2017
Striking a Balance: Working With Both Independent and School-Based College Counselors

Striking a Balance: Working With Both Independent and School-Based College Counselors

Whether you’re working with your school-based college counselor, an independent college admissions consultant, or both during your college admissions journey, there’s one thing that you can’t afford to do, and that’s miss opportunities to tap the knowledge and resources of the staff and teachers at your school.
By IvyWise on Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Benefits of Virtual Tutoring and Test Prep

The Benefits of Virtual Tutoring and Test Prep

Online instruction has been growing in popularity over the years because it can connect people from all over the world – and right now it’s necessary as students continue their studies after school closures due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
By IvyWise on Sunday, February 2, 2020
2020 College Admissions Trends and Insights from the Experts

2020 College Admissions Trends and Insights from the Experts

It’s important for college-bound students to stay up-to-date on the latest college admissions trends, and the spring semester is an excellent opportunity to reflect on recent updates and keep an eye towards the future.
By IvyWise on Friday, February 5, 2016
Tips for Chinese Students Applying to US Universities

Tips for Chinese Students Applying to US Universities

It’s important for applicants, especially those from China, to set themselves apart from other applicants through extracurricular involvement, essays, demonstrated interest, and recommendations.
By IvyWise on Monday, January 25, 2016
Behind on Your College Apps? Here’s How to Catch Up

Behind on Your College Apps? Here’s How to Catch Up

Many regular decision deadlines aren’t until January 1, so if you’re just now starting on your admissions journey, or need some help getting back on track, here’s what you need to do now in order to catch up and be ready to submit great applications by the regular decision deadlines.