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Planning Early for College Applications

    College application season is again upon us, with students busily writing essays and organizing their applications, and deadlines approaching quickly. For students in earlier years of high school/ secondary school, seeing those students busy with applications is a great time to think about how to plan ahead, to make your application process less […]

Seminar: Planning US College Admissions

Are your children thinking about applying to US colleges and universities? Do you have questions about how to best support them and ensure the process is thoughtful instead of stressful? Going to college in the United States is an intensely enriching, exciting four-year educational experience. Finding a school that’s a good fit for your child […]

Seminar: US Boarding School Admissions

If you have children that are interested in attending US boarding schools, this is an event not to miss. Carole Bird and Lillian Ho of Apply Ivy will be on hand to answer all of your questions about this educational option, including when to start thinking about the process and planning, the benefits of a […]

Apply Ivy Visits Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University sits on a hill in Malibu, CA overlooking the ocean. On the day I visited, it was cloudy, and everyone was apologizing for the bad weather, but the campus was still beautiful. Pepperdine is a school with a strong religious affiliation, Church of Christ that is open to students of all faiths, so […]

Apply Ivy Visits Whittier College

“Let Your Life Speak.” This is the tagline Whittier uses on their communication with students, and it came across throughout my visit to the campus. The emphasis on being who you want to be, and also developing during your time at Whittier is something the school seems to truly value. Whittier College is located outside […]

Apply Ivy Visits The Webb Schools

The Webb Schools is actually two schools (Webb School and Vivian Webb School) that are located on the same campus, thereby “offering single-sex education in a co-educational environment,” which is quite unique among boarding schools. During 9th and 10th grade, most classes are single sex (exceptions may be if a 9th or 10th grade student […]

Preparing for SAT/ ACT Tests

This article is a guest post in collaboration with VisionIn Education Centre: ‘When should I start preparing for my SAT/ACT?’ ‘How do I prepare?’ These are only a few of the questions we receive from students nervous about the SAT or ACT. Regardless of the test you choose, the answers we give our students are always […]

Apply Ivy Visits University of Denver

University of Denver is an attractive campus in the capital of Colorado, with over 30 buildings constructed in the last 15 years – they have really been investing in their campus. In the past known more as a regional university, UDenver has been expanding and growing in reputation; only 33% of students are from Colorado, […]