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Course Selection: Myths and Realities

Course Selection: Myths and Realities

A student gives a first hand account of college course selections: myths and realities.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published July 31, 2007
The Future of Affirmative Action

The Future of Affirmative Action

Find out more on the future of affirmative action.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 10, 2009
The Legacy Factor in College Applications

The Legacy Factor in College Applications

Find out more about the legacy factor in college admissions.

By Kristin Drew
Published January 1, 2007
November Checklist for High School Juniors

November Checklist for High School Juniors

You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 26, 2015
June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

June Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Seniors

It’s June, which means that school is finally out for the summer!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 26, 2015
Compare Your Campus

Compare Your Campus

Learn from other students' college search experiences.

Published August 16, 2010
The Diary of a Mad AP Student

The Diary of a Mad AP Student

Well, it’s the beginning of May and I can sense the tension of AP exam week in the air. AP exams are pretty important for me because my knowledge of my ...

Published June 4, 2008
A Window of Opportunity

A Window of Opportunity

A window of opportunity presents itself when making tough college decisions.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 9, 2007
College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

College Admissions Essay Topics to Avoid

What’s most curious about the college essay is that many of the topics on this list (those that should be avoided) also happen to be some of the most commonly used topics out there.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 15, 2015
How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

How a Closed Door Can Change Your Outlook

A student details how a closed door can change your outlook when you've been rejected from your first-choice college.

By Jeremy Ogul
Published March 29, 2007
Gap Year Savings

Gap Year Savings

Find out how much money could go into your gap year savings.

By Kathryn Knight
Published March 11, 2009
January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January College Checklist for High School Juniors

January is the start of a New Year <i>and</i> a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 16, 2015
Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

Three Things I’ve Learned About College Professors

One thing that has surprised me the most about going back to school as an older student is how my view of professors has changed. Though I had a good rapport ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Chess Match of Recruiting

The Chess Match of Recruiting

The chess match of recruiting college athletes.

By Richard Pound
Published April 21, 2009
How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

Once your student leaves for college, it can become one of the most challenging times as a parent.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 12, 2015
Going to an All-Women's College

Going to an All-Women's College

During my senior year of high school, I was very thorough in my college search. There were many important factors for me to consider when choosing a college: location, cost, size ...

Making It Count
Published June 5, 2007
Down to the Wire

Down to the Wire

If you're down to the wire, learn how to make a college decision quickly.

By Ashley Miller
Published March 9, 2009
Why Did I Stay Home?

Why Did I Stay Home?

You'll be asking yourself "why did I stay home?" if you don't have a study abroad experience.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published October 4, 2007
Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Study Abroad Makes You Happy

Your personality is positively impacted by studying abroad, according to a new study.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 11, 2013
Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

College application tips for juniors in high school.

By Katherine Cohen, Phd., Founder of ApplyWise
Published March 12, 2009