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Vanessa Daves-Poarch

Vanessa Daves-Poarch is the marketing manager at Collegewise.

What Colleges Look For

What You Need to Know About Volunteer Hours for College in 2022
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By Vanessa Daves-Poarch
March 14, 2022 | 6 minute read

At Collegewise, there’s one questions our counselors despise being asked: “How many volunteer hours should I do to be a competitive college applicant?”  Volunteering for the sake of looking...

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College Research

What Is a Safety School For College Admissions?
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By Vanessa Daves-Poarch
March 7, 2022 | 4 minute read

When working with Collegewise students to identify what their ideal college experience will look like, we encourage them to start by building a balanced college list. What this means is...

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Testing/Test Prep

Testing Score Requirements For Ivy League Schools
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By Vanessa Daves-Poarch
December 20, 2021 | 10 minute read

What types of test scores are needed for Ivy League schools? If you’re interested in attending an Ivy League university, you’re probably wondering if your test scores are up to scratch....

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College Research

What Does Rolling Admissions Mean and How Does It Work?
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By Vanessa Daves-Poarch
April 5, 2021 | 5 minute read

Knowing when to submit your college applications can be a helpful strategy for gaining admission to your top-choice schools. And while you may already know what early action and early...

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College Applications

7 Benefits of Using a College Admissions Platform
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By Vanessa Daves-Poarch
March 23, 2021 | 4 minute read

Applying to college can be stressful. There are a lot of elements that require careful attention, and a lot of tasks on that ever-growing application to-do list. Organization is...

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