Just Admit It!

By ivywise

Ready for the truth about college admissions? IvyWise’s ‘Just Admit It!’ podcast features straightforward, practical and up-to-date higher ed information and college prep advice for students, families and educators around the world who are navigating the complex college admissions process. With over 300 years of combined admissions experience at some of the top institutions around the world, IvyWise’s college admissions experts know what it takes to get into your top-choice universities. From adapting to the current pandemic situation and brainstorming application essay topics, to building a balanced college list and planning for impactful summer breaks, our former Deans and Directors of admission tell it like it really is and provide insight into what universities are really looking for.

  1. 1.
    Semester 3: Episode 7: How should medical school applicants prepare for interviews?
    41:32
  2. 2.
    Semester 3: Episode 6: What are the different MBA application deadlines?
    39:51
  3. 3.
    Semester 3: Episode 5: Why are recommendation letters important?
    41:59
  4. 4.
    Semester 3: Episode 4: How can students start off the new school year on the right foot?
    43:07
  5. 5.
    Season 3: Episode 2: How do I write a great personal statement and supplemental essays?
    46:13
  6. 6.
    Semester 3: Episode 1: What is the Common App?
    35:47
  7. 7.
    Semester 2: Episode 11: How can parents help their students with the college prep process?
    42:12
  8. 8.
    Semester 2: Episode 10: The US versus UK University Admissions Process
    51:42
  1. 9.
    Semester 2: Episode 9: College Athletic Recruitment in the Time of COVID-19
    44:58
  2. 10.
    Semester 2: Episode 8: The importance of building a strong foundation
    37:52
  3. 11.
    Semester 2: Episode 7: How did the 2020-21 college admissions cycle go?
    41:07
  4. 12.
    Semester 2: Episode 6: What should I do if I got waitlisted?
    36:33
  5. 13.
    Semester 2: Episode 5: What do students and families need to know about the financial aid process?
    43:30
  6. 14.
    Semester 2: Episode 4: What are business school admissions committees looking for?
    39:59
  7. 15.
    Semester 2: Episode 3: What are medical school admissions committees looking for?
    1:01:31
  8. 16.
    Semester 2: Episode 2: How do college admissions officers evaluate transcripts?
    36:14
  9. 17.
    Semester 2: Episode 1: What is the transfer admissions process like?
    24:05
  10. 18.
    Semester 1: Episode 11: How do I get recruited?
    32:50
  11. 19.
    Semester 1: Episode 10: What extracurricular activities do I need to do?
    29:22
  12. 20.
    Semester 1: Episode 9: How many universities should I apply to?
    30:59
  13. 21.
    Semester 1: Episode 8: How do college admissions committees review applications?
    39:32
  14. 22.
    Semester 1: Episode 7: When do I need to start planning for college?
    47:28
  15. 23.
    Semester 1: Episode 6: Does ‘demonstrated interest’ really matter?
    43:16
  16. 24.
    Semester 1: Episode 5: What's going on with standardized testing?
    31:02
  17. 25.
    Semester 1: Episode 4: What do admissions officers look for?
    41:10
  18. 26.
    Semester 1: Episode 3: Why do supplemental essays matter?
    33:00
  19. 27.
    Semester 1: Episode 2: What should I write about in my personal statement? EXTENDED EPISODE
    45:39
  20. 28.
    Semester 1: Episode 1: What’s going on with college admissions this year?
    32:55

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