Your 3 Biggest Junior Year College Search Decisions

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/17/18 4:45 PM

Your 3 Biggest Junior Year College Search Decisions

With your first two years of high school behind you, it’s time to make your first serious decisions about college. Students really begin their college search in their junior year, and start thinking hard about what they want to do with the rest of their lives.

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Topics: Application Timeline, For High School Juniors

Here’s Your Junior Year College Search Timeline

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/10/18 4:45 PM

You look back on your freshman and sophomore years as ancient history. You're about to crush your Junior year classes like a boss. And as you do that, you can begin your college search in earnest.

But where should you be in your hunt for the perfect school? That's a great question—and we have some great answers. Check out this broad timeline for your college search as you head into 11th grade.

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Topics: Application Timeline, For High School Juniors

May Checklist for Juniors and Seniors

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 5/3/18 4:45 PM

May Checklist for Juniors and Seniors

Ah, May! For seniors, graduation is around the corner – and juniors can catch the sweet scent of summer vacation in the air. But despite the idyllic scene, everybody’s college future needs some care and attention before the summer. (But only a little bit, so you still have time to relax.)

Yes, this month has to-do items for everybody, even you graduating seniors. Take a look through the checklists below to stay current on everything. (And big congratulations to those of you graduating—well done!)

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Topics: For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

Best of the Blog: Breaking the Tie between Two Great Schools

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/26/18 4:45 PM

It can be tough to choose between two good options. If you’ve been accepted to not just one, but two of your top schools, you may find yourself feeling unsure how to proceed. 

We came up with a few ways to work through the decision and break the tie.

(Also, check out our post on what to do if you get accepted everywhere you applied for more advice on how to choose between schools.)

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Topics: Choosing a College

5 Questions College Tour Guides Love Answering

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/19/18 4:45 PM

A campus visit is your best opportunity to make sure the schools on your list are a good fit for you and your goals. 

We wrote quite a bit about preparing for your trip. You learned about important questions lots of people overlook, things to ask students in your major, and how you can learn about campus before you even get there.

But we never told you about the biggest resource available on campus tours—your tour guide! Your guide probably knows the answers to all of your questions about campus and what it’s like to go to school there.

But what do they wish more students would ask on their tours? Here's what we found out. Add these questions to your list for the next tour!

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Topics: Choosing a College, Questions to Ask

Deciding if Dual Credit is Right for You

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 4/12/18 4:45 PM

Imagine starting college with credits already on your transcript. Or better yet, imagine graduating a semester early because those credits shaved time off your degree.

A dual credit program like IPFW Collegiate Connection™ gives you a head start on college and can even save you some money down the road, but you still need to explore and understand it before jumping in wholeheartedly.

Dual credit courses demand a lot from you. Are you ready for the challenge? This article will help you think through the possibilities so you can make the best decision for your needs.

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Topics: Application Timeline


 

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