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By IvyWise on Friday, January 29, 2016
Preparing for Graduate School: Tips for Undergraduate Students

Preparing for Graduate School: Tips for Undergraduate Students

Admissions officers like to see your journey, and the important point to underline here is that the activities, the jobs, and the experiences you pursue during your undergraduate career should tell a story in line with who you are and the path you are taking.
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 Taylor Panico on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Summer Bucket List For Rising Seniors

Summer Bucket List For Rising Seniors

Getting a head start in the application process is the best way to make sure students have a smooth and relatively stress-free senior year!
By IvyWise on Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Admissions Rubric 2.0: How College Applications Are Evaluated

The Admissions Rubric 2.0: How College Applications Are Evaluated

There are a myriad of factors that admissions officers consider when evaluating college applications, and it’s important to understand what universities are looking for in order to have the best chance of admission to your top-choice institutions.
By Taylor Panico on Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The Truth About Recommendation Letters

The Truth About Recommendation Letters

Letters of recommendation help round out your applicant profile. They provide insight into what you are like as a student and person from the perspective of someone who has worked closely with you during your high school career.
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.