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Campus Visits

Visiting colleges is the best way to get exposed to different types of schools and to get an up close look at what really goes on at a college. If your schedule and budget permit, plan a road trip to get … Continue reading

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Identify The Best Type Of College For You

Juniors, it’s understandable if the college search process seems a bit overwhelming right now. While there are thousands of two and four year schools in the US, you’ll be able to narrow down which schools you should explore further if … Continue reading

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Don’t Listen To The Rankings

Researchers at Challenge Success, a nonprofit organization based at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, released a white paper this past fall that calls into doubt the value of widely used university rankings. The group’s findings indicate that college rankings rely on measures … Continue reading

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Taking A Look At Honors Programs

Honors colleges and honors programs offer students the opportunity to study in a smaller, more elite program within a larger, often public, university.  High achieving high school students searching for an academically challenging environment or to those who cannot consider … Continue reading

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The Start Of A New School Year

Welcome back! The 2018/19 school year has begun. To our incoming freshman college class, we hope you take a look at Frank Bruni’s column in The New York Times: How to Get The Most Out of College. Bruni offers invaluable … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Decide

Tomorrow, May 1st is NATIONAL COLLEGE DECISION DAY, the deadline to choose your college. If you haven’t already decided, re-examine the schools you’re still considering. Think about what was important to you when you originally made your list and what … Continue reading

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March Madness

March madness is here! Most colleges are releasing admissions decisions and you’re probably starting to sorting through acceptances, possibly rejections and even some waitlist or delayed acceptances. The following are some of your options and what they mean for you: … Continue reading

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