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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
IvyWise On-Demand: Understanding the Independent School Admissions Process: Kindergarten through Middle School

IvyWise On-Demand: Understanding the Independent School Admissions Process: Kindergarten through Middle School

Events Understanding the Independent School Admissions Process: Kindergarten through Middle School DATE AND TIME On Demand Free Watch Now ABOUT THIS EVENT While many families are aware that the college application process is comprehensive and multi-faceted, far fewer anticipate a similar process for admission to k-8 independent schools. Although there are significant differences, many younger students will still need to complete testing, interview, and submit an application for kindergarten, primary, and middle school admissions. Join IvyWise WiseStart™ Counselors Cheryl and Nat as they explain how students and families can identify the best-fit independent school for their goals and needs and successfully navigate the application process.
Monday, March 18, 2024
IvyWise Live: Early College Prep and the Importance of Executive Functioning Skills

IvyWise Live: Early College Prep and the Importance of Executive Functioning Skills

Events Early College Prep and the Importance of Executive Functioning Skills DATE AND TIME Monday, June 10 12pm ET Free Register ABOUT THIS EVENT As the college application process becomes more and more competitive each year, it has become increasingly important for students and families to lay the groundwork for college prep beginning during elementary and middle school. In this webinar, IvyWise’s WiseStart™ Counselor Christine and Executive Functioning Coach Lorenza will explain how building a strong foundation of executive functioning skills at a young age, identifying the right primary and secondary schools for your children, and receiving early guidance sets a student up for future success in the college application process and beyond. Attendees will learn how they can best prepare their children for the future, with tips for each grade from kindergarten through eighth grade.
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
IvyWise On-Demand: Class of 2028 College Application Primer With Former Admissions Directors

IvyWise On-Demand: Class of 2028 College Application Primer With Former Admissions Directors

Events Class of 2028 College Application Primer With Former Admissions Directors DATE AND TIME On Demand Free Watch Now ABOUT THIS EVENT As the Class of 2028 finishes up eighth grade and looks ahead to beginning high school, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how to make the most of their next few years. Join IvyWise college admissions counselors for a deep dive into the college application process and how you can set yourself up for success in high school. Attendees learn about selecting the right courses, developing their personal profile, and identifying the best-fit extracurricular activities and summer plans.
Thursday, August 31, 2023
School Placement: School Tours and Open Houses

School Placement: School Tours and Open Houses

By Cheryl, WiseStart™ School Placement Counselor The independent school application process is multifaceted as schools attempt to gain a more well-rounded view of prospective students. However, it’s important to keep in mind that you and your student are interviewing prospective schools just as much as these schools are interviewing you. It’s important to do a little research and come prepared with questions so you can make each meeting with a prospective school as productive as possible.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
4 Skills Middle Schoolers Need to Develop Now for College Prep

4 Skills Middle Schoolers Need to Develop Now for College Prep

We say this all the time: the earlier you start on college prep the better. But how early is early? The reality is that colleges look at everything from 9th grade on – meaning students need to show up to day one of high school ready to go.
Thursday, May 27, 2021
How Rising 9th Graders Can Prepare for High School Math

How Rising 9th Graders Can Prepare for High School Math

The transition from middle school math to high school math can be intimidating. While the middle school experience helps lay a strong foundation for what students experience and learn in high school, that does not mean students are entirely exempt from the natural feeling of nervousness. Luckily, there are a few things middle schoolers and rising 9th graders can familiarize themselves with now in order to prepare for high school-level math.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
The Best Preparation for College and Beyond is a WiseStart™

The Best Preparation for College and Beyond is a WiseStart™

Watch our expert WiseStart™ counselors discuss the importance of early college prep and how parents can help younger students prepare for success in high school, college, and beyond. Check out the recording of the IvyWise Live webinar Early College Prep and the Importance of Executive Functioning Skills. As the college admissions process becomes ever more complex and competitive, parents often ask, “When should we start?
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
What to Know About Private School Admissions: Pre-K through High School

What to Know About Private School Admissions: Pre-K through High School

By Cheryl, IvyWise WiseStart™ Counselor  Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to apply to an independent or boarding school. There’s a lot to consider in this process, and often families are unsure of how this process works and what to expect.
Friday, February 28, 2020
3 College Prep Tips for 8th and 9th Graders

3 College Prep Tips for 8th and 9th Graders

For students who are in eighth or ninth grade, college seems so far away, but this spring is actually a great time to set the foundation for your future college admissions journey as you make the most of your present college prep. The choices you make now will have the immediate benefit of making your high school years enjoyable and challenging, but they will also help you to build a strong profile that will make you a competitive college applicant. The most important thing to know is that colleges do not have one type of student that they are looking for, instead, they want to see applicants who have different passions and interests.
Monday, March 6, 2023
How to Build a Strong Student Profile for College Admissions

How to Build a Strong Student Profile for College Admissions

Most savvy college applicants these days are finely tuned into the fact that it takes a lot more than being an accomplished, high-achieving student to gain a coveted acceptance to the nation's top institutions. But how exactly do you develop the best applicant profile? What can you do over your four years of high school to define your niche, find that hook, and, most importantly, become the best version of yourself that colleges will be excited to snatch right up?
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