SAT/ACT Final Preparations: What To Do the Night Before

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/20/17 4:30 PM

You’ve taken the practice exams, reviewed materials for each subject, and prepared for the format. The big day is almost here; you’ll be taking the ACT test tomorrow. For many students, the night before the ACT test is the most stressful part of the college application process.

But if you prepare yourself properly, the night before your ACT test can be a springboard to a high score. The tips below will help ensure you are prepared to perform your best when you wake up in the morning and head out to take the test..

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Topics: SAT/ACT Advice

7 Tips to Help You Prepare for the ACT

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/18/17 4:30 PM

Taking the ACT is a huge part of your college search that will have a major impact on where you go to school. However, that doesn’t mean you should be overly stressed or worried about taking the ACT. If you prepare yourself adequately, you will have more confidence on test day, which gives you a better chance at getting a good score. Follow these seven strategies to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for the ACT.

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Topics: SAT/ACT Advice

The New SAT Essay: 3 Huge Changes for 2017

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/13/17 4:30 PM

Ever since the SAT was introduced in 1926, The College Board has been adjusting it to ensure the test evaluates student aptitude as accurately as possible. In 2016, they again announced major changes to the test, especially the essay portion. To help you or your student get ready to take the SAT, we’ve highlighted three of the biggest changes and their significance.

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Topics: Applying to College, Application Timeline, SAT Help

Undecided? 5 More In-Demand Majors for 2017

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/11/17 4:30 PM

Your skills and interests should be the biggest factors in choosing what to study at college. But it’s also important to learn about the career prospects of different majors. Everyone has to make a living, and if you’re torn between two or more undergraduate programs, the professional outlook for each one could help you make a decision. Today’s employers are on the lookout for candidates with skills that help their organizations adapt to a rapidly-changing world.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Business, Majoring In: Engineering

What Majors Will Employers Want from the Class of 2022?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/6/17 4:30 PM

As a junior, or senior, in high school, you probably don’t have a crystal-clear idea of what kind of career you want to pursue—and that’s okay. But the arrival of millennials coupled with the rapid advancement of technology is bringing about wholesale change to the labor force.

This increased rate of change means it’s never too early to start thinking about what kind of job you want after graduation. Based on research, interviews with experts, and technological trends, these majors are expected to be more in-demand than others.

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Topics: Choosing a Major

4 Reasons to Choose a Major before Applying to College (and 1 Big One Not To)

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/4/17 4:30 PM

At some point during your college search, you’ve probably heard friends, parents, or teachers tell you that attending college is “a time to find yourself.” It’s not bad advice, but what if you already have a relatively clear idea of what you want to study?

The truth is, there’s nothing wrong with knowing what you want to major in before you get into college. In fact, there are a few reasons that listing a desired major on your application could give you an edge when it comes to getting into and paying for college.

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Topics: Applying to College, Choosing a Major




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