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What is ‘Ivy Day?’ Your guide to elite college admissions’ big day

What is ‘Ivy Day?’ Your guide to elite college admissions’ big day

You may recall eagerly checking the mailbox during your senior year in high school to see if you were accepted to one or more of your top colleges. For the elite waiting to hear back from prestigious Ivy League schools, the preparation began long before many of us were even thinking about school.

These days, the nail-biting remains the same, though the big reveal now takes place in cyberspace, and all on March 30, aka “Ivy Day.”

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Best Scholarship Websites of 2023

Best Scholarship Websites of 2023

Even the best student loans and other financial aid items don’t always provide enough to cover all the costs of college. Scholarships are a great way to bridge the gap, with no obligation to repay the money. Finding scholarships you qualify for can be difficult. But there are several great scholarship websites that can help you do it.

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What Students Should Know About SAT Prep Classes

What Students Should Know About SAT Prep Classes

Let’s say your classmate has similar extracurriculars, similar grades and letters of recommendation, but one has a test score and the other doesn’t,” says Christopher Rim, CEO and founder of Command Education, an admissions consulting company. “Who is going to get in? The student who has the stronger test score. It’s less of a risk for the colleges.”

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Why Are More and More Northern Kids Heading South For College?

Why Are More and More Northern Kids Heading South For College?

Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of Command Education, an independent college consulting company with offices in New York and Miami, says that a family with children at the prestigious Dalton School in Manhattan recently shifted their focus away from schools like Stanford, Duke, and Georgetown to Washington University in St. Louis, Emory, and SMU. “They say they want a school where ‘You see a sense of community and where you’re really able to have debates and have conversations with opposing viewpoints and not be canceled,’ ” says Rim

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