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    Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List

    Hiring Managers Release Top 10 Colleges List
    Most “best colleges” lists are based on factors like students’ SAT scores, campus life offerings and successful student outcomes. While those lists are helpful to students choosing a college, they don’t really capture the biggest picture. The point of attending college is – gaining knowledge, of course – but in realistic terms, to get a job after graduation. And a good ...
    Published 3 days ago | Rated: +8
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    September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors

    September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors
    Summer is over and a new semester has arrived. So, you're probably wondering: What should I be doing to prepare for college? Alright, maybe not, but you should be! Here are some suggestions of what high school juniors can work on to help move along their college search process this September: 1. Start your college search. There’s so much to do! ...
    Published 5 days ago | Rated: +12
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    September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors

    September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors
    Summer is over and a new semester has arrived. So, you're probably wondering: What should I be doing to prepare for college? This is the year you’ll finally be graduating. You’ll be applying to colleges and, soon enough, heading off to college. This is the big leagues, folks. There’s so much to do! But we know you can handle it. Remember, ...
    Published 5 days ago | Rated: +11
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    September College Prep Checklist for Parents

    September College Prep Checklist for Parents
    Summer is over and a new semester has arrived. So, you're probably wondering: What should my student be doing to prepare for college? Here are some suggestions of what you can do to help your high school student prepare for college this September: 1. Start the college search or the college admissions process. There’s so much to do! But we know ...
    Published 5 days ago | Rated: +33
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    Fall Must-Dos for High School Students

    Fall Must-Dos for High School Students
    The start of the school year provides a clean slate – so brush off last year if it wasn’t so stellar or build off of it if it was particularly spectacular. Either way, you’ve got a few things to get done – so get started now! High School Freshmen As you walk through the doors of your new high school, the ...
    Published 5 days ago | Rated: +38
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    College Fair Checklists

    College Fair Checklists
    Check out the below information to find out everything you need to know about the college fair, including: what it is, what to expect and how to prepare for it. Also, feel free to utilize the suggestions below to create your own college fair checklists, ensuring you get all of the information you need before, during and after the college fair. ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +27
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    Top 10 Fall College Campuses

    Top 10 Fall College Campuses
    There’s a saying that if you visit a campus in the fall, you’re sure to “fall for it.” While that may be true, the chance that you might sell your soul to a school too early shouldn’t keep you from visiting college campuses. In fact, the fall semester is the best time to visit, whether you’re a junior or senior in ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +35
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    College Choice Questions

    College Choice Questions
    Eureka! The perfect college – but is it too good to be true? Maybe it’s the pessimist in you, but you want answers and you want them NOW. Some are harder to find than others, especially in those oh-so-impressively-glossy brochures. So, where can you get the answers? Contacting the school and asking the right questions in the right way will give ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +82
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    Finding a College That Fits You

    Finding a College That Fits You
    While many students believe there’s a college out there that is absolutely perfectly suited to their needs, the truth is, that’s unlikely. Although it's true that some colleges may be better suited than others, you will likely be happy at several different colleges. As long as you get a wonderful education in the meantime, you likely won’t have many complaints about ...
    Published 17 days ago | Rated: +36
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    How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

    How to Successfully Parent Your College Student
    As a student prepares to leave for college, parents generally fall into one of two categories. "My Baby is Leaving the Nest and I'm Freaking Out!" and "My Baby is Leaving the Nest - Finally Some Alone Time!" Regardless of which category you fall under, it's common for parents to have worries about their student being on their own for the ...
    Published 19 days ago | Rated: +30
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    Finding a College That Suits Your Personality

    Finding a College That Suits Your Personality
    What makes a great college experience? For starters, every student is unique. What makes a “great” college experience for one person may not necessarily work for another. That being said, there are factors that the majority of students have in common. For instance, most students would like to attend a school that offers a great education, has a good reputation that ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +25
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    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School

    You Can Have It All: Balancing Work and Graduate School
    Want to go to graduate school but don’t want to leave your current full-time job? What if you could have it both ways? Many students do. One of the pros to doing both at the same time is still receiving a steady income, while the cons add up to little social life and a rigorous schedule. But it can be done ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +11
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    Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

    Timeline for Applying to Graduate School
    Senior year of college – time to kick back, let loose and coast to graduation. Unless you plan to go to graduate school after college. In that case, you have quite a bit of work to do. Most of the grunt work in applying to graduate school occurs during the fall semester, but you should expect to be working on your ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +15
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    Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot

    Tips to Start Your AP Class on the Right Foot
    For high school students who seek an academic challenge, enrolling in Advanced Placement (AP) courses is the way to go. AP courses not only test students’ knowledge; if students are successful in these demanding courses, college admissions counselors are likely to take notice. With college admission more competitive than ever before, the popularity of AP courses has skyrocketed among high school ...
    Published 27 days ago | Rated: +9
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    Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!

    Don't Forget to Do These 3 Things Your Senior Year!
    After three long years of ceaseless studying, homework assignments, and test taking, you finally rule the school. It’s a busy, exciting time filled with trips, prom, and, most exciting of all, graduation: it’s senior year! Given all of the merriment senior year elicits, it’s easy to get carried away celebrating, especially after you receive your college admission decisions. However, it’s critical ...
    Published 27 days ago | Rated: +11
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    6 Helpful Apps for Graduate Students

    6 Helpful Apps for Graduate Students
    Graduate students are living in a golden age of note-taking, organizing and research thanks to the ever constant improvement and development of apps geared toward making life – and life as a student, at that – easier. From notes to storage to presentations, app stores provide a plethora of options for grad students, and we’ve highlighted some of the most helpful. ...
    Published 27 days ago | Rated: +9
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    2015 – 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?

    2015 – 2016 SAT and ACT Test Dates: Are You Registered?
    As you gear up for back to school, it’s also time to gear up for the college search. One of the most tedious and strenuous components of the process are standardized tests; and believe it or not, test dates are rapidly approaching. If you’re a senior in high school, try to take either the SAT or ACT as early as possible ...
    Published 28 days ago | Rated: +10
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    Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready

    Early Decision Commitment: 5 Signs that You’re Not Ready
    By now, you’re probably familiar with early decision deadlines in the admissions process. And if you’re not, it’s a pretty simple concept. If you apply early decision (ED) to a school by submitting your application before the ED deadline, you are letting that college know that if you are accepted, you are 100% committing to that school. Essentially, the decision is ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +45
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    What is Early Decision/Early Action?

    What is Early Decision/Early Action?
    You've written the college essay, signed the application and sealed the envelope, all before the deadline. Now, you'll spend the next four months wondering if you'll be accepted to the college you love, or if you'll need to rely on your safety school. Fortunately, many schools permit students to apply for "early decision" or "early action." Both options allow students to ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +62
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    What Colleges Want

    What Colleges Want
    There's a reason college applications are comprised of more than your GPA and test scores. Admissions officers utilize all aspects of the application to assess if you’re right for the school you’re applying to. Who you are and the qualities you possess are important because you’ll become a part of the school, bringing any unique aspects of your individuality along with ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +39
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