Building Good Study Habits

“I have this huge test I have to study for.” This is an email or text message that we get from our students all the time. It makes sense, after all. Grades and rigor are the most important of the...

How to Contact Admissions

No matter where you are in the college process, you will eventually want to reach out to someone on a campus. You may want to show demonstrated interest in the college or get an authentic sense of the school beyond...

Ivy Experience’s Spring Webinar Schedule

We are excited to announce our full schedule of webinars this spring! See below for topics, dates, and registration links. You will find a description of each webinar at the registration link, and all webinars include both a presentation and...

Applying as an Out-of-State Applicant

As decisions begin to roll out from some colleges around the country, it’s important to remember that some institutions were established to serve students from that state. While some university systems do not prefer in-state students, some limit the number...

SAT/ACT Accommodations

We have always preached that knowing how to navigate the college preparation process is essential to saving families time, energy, money, and stress. It is important to have conversations early, not from a place of intensity or fear, but because...

What if My PSAT Was Canceled?

We have heard reports that some high schools have canceled their PSAT today (October 11th) due to a technological outage on the College Board’s end, and others are currently delayed by the same. While we hope that these schools will...

Building Rapport with an Admissions Officer

At the other end of your application is an admissions officer—another human being tasked with getting to know you in order to make a decision. When interacting with admissions officers either in person or virtually, being professional, polite, and friendly...