Category Archives: Define Your Choices

Another Path to Consider

Honors colleges and honors programs offer an additional choice to high achieving high school students searching for an academically challenging environment or to those who cannot consider costly private colleges and universities. These schools-within-schools offer academically motivated students the opportunity … Continue reading

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Why You Should Consider Community College

Community college offers an alternative track to earning a bachelor’s degree.  A new report by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center found impressive undergraduate graduation rates for students who elected to begin their studies in community college. A summary of findings can … Continue reading

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6 Things You Can Do This Summer To Get Ready For College Applications

Rising juniors, college deadlines may seem far away, but your junior year of high school will be a busy one, so here are a few of the things you can focus on this summer to get ready: Start your initial … Continue reading

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Taking A Good Look At Your College Options

As you’re sorting through acceptances, possibly rejections and even some waitlist or delayed acceptances, make sure you understand all your college options so you can compare and ultimately decide where you are going. Admitted If you’ve been accepted, congratulations! If … Continue reading

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What You Can Do To Get The Most Out Of Your College Visits

Visit college campuses to get a feel for what really goes on at a college. To make your initial list of schools to visit, think about the type of school you’re interested in attending, special programs you’d like to learn … Continue reading

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What Type Of College Are You Looking For?

There are thousands of two and four year colleges and universities in the US.  The college search process may seem a bit overwhelming right now, but if you follow these tips, you may be able to identify the type of … Continue reading

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Should You Consider An Honors Program or College?

Honors colleges, and honors programs, usually reside within larger public universities. These schools-within-schools offer academically motivated students the opportunity to study in a smaller setting within a larger, often public, university. There are dozens of honor colleges and honors programs across … Continue reading

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