What is the Coalition Application?

What is the Coalition Application?

In this Q-&-A-style guest post by Philadelphia area college guru Cigus Vanni (edited by Ivy Experience), Cigus explains what rising seniors need to know about the Coalition Application: what it is, what it does, what colleges use it, and what students should use...
How ACT Scores are Calculated

How ACT Scores are Calculated

People are often confused by the ACT’s scoring system. Out of 36? How the heck does that work? Sometimes the scoring can seem random. And in fact, there is some randomness involved in how your performance (the number of questions you get right) converts to a...
Pre finals study tips

Pre finals study tips

It’s finals season. We’re about halfway through the school year, and that means students are about to be tested on everything they’ve learned since the early fall. Whether you view finals as an opportunity to showcase how hard you’ve worked, or a major obstacle to...
Ivy Experience Founders Analyze the Recent ACT

Ivy Experience Founders Analyze the Recent ACT

Ivy Experience’s founders, Eric Karlan and Karan Shah, tackled the most recently released ACT to offer insight on its contents relative to past exams. Here are their thoughts on each section:   ENGLISH Eric A LOT of punctuation questions. And a lot of questions...
Planning your college visits

Planning your college visits

In the coming weeks and months, high school juniors and their families will take advantage of vacations and long weekends to visit college campuses around the country. But how should students plan for these visits? How do they maximize a day on campus? We spoke with...