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The ACT: Why You Should Consider This SAT Alternative

The ACT: Why You Should Consider This SAT Alternative

For years the ACT has existed in the shadow of the more popular SAT. This may now be changing. Find out why you should pay attention to the ACT. The ACT ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 23, 2007
Virtual Campus Tours

Virtual Campus Tours

Sometimes traveling halfway across the country to check out all the campuses on your college list isn't possible. You can still learn your way around the quad and see what dorm ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published February 23, 2008
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 20, 2015
You've Applied. Now What?

You've Applied. Now What?

January, February and some of March aren’t just dull months in terms of weather but also in the admissions process. After months of standardized testing, campus visits and arduous applications it ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 21, 2015
Summer Programs for High School Students

Summer Programs for High School Students

Make your summer count - attend a summer program!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 1, 2016
Warm Winter College Choices

Warm Winter College Choices

With most of the country covered in snow, your college search may have taken a turn. If you’re a fair-weather kind of student, you should consider some of the hottest college ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published January 15, 2015
Do Families Ultimately Choose a Student's College?

Do Families Ultimately Choose a Student's College?

A student going through the college search asks, "Do parents pick the college?"

By Kristin Drew
Published February 7, 2007
Go to College for $0 – 13 Free Tuition Options

Go to College for $0 – 13 Free Tuition Options

Throughout the past decade, the average cost of tuition has been steadily increasing at 5.6% each year, according to College Board. College costs continue to outpace inflation rates, causing families to ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published December 10, 2010
A Fast Way to Get a Prestigious College on Your Resume

A Fast Way to Get a Prestigious College on Your Resume

Unfortunately, brand names count. When employers decide whom to interview, seeing school names they recognize can be a plus. One way to add a better-known name to your resume is ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published March 5, 2009
Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

Why Does My Child Need the iPad?

The iPad may become crucial to obtaining a college degree.

By Kathryn Knight
Published July 7, 2010
My Divine Comedy

My Divine Comedy

A student balances AP classes, extracurricular activities and college applications.

Published June 5, 2007
Master's Degree or PhD?

Master's Degree or PhD?

Graduate school requires a lot of hard work, a lot of time and a lot more money. So it's important to consider these issues when deciding whether or not to pursue ...

By Elisa Kronish
Published March 4, 2009
How an MBA Can Help You

How an MBA Can Help You

An MBA can help advance your career in more ways than one.

By Jennifer deJong
Published March 6, 2009
How to Transfer from a Community College

How to Transfer from a Community College

Transferring from a community college to a four-year college can be easy.

By Bridget Kulla
Published September 4, 2008
Five Myths about Community Colleges

Five Myths about Community Colleges

Like most misconceptions, community college myths are based on elements of truth. But like most misconceptions, these myths lead to mistaken beliefs that could warp your ability to choose the right ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 4, 2008
Your Turn: Attending a Community College

Your Turn: Attending a Community College

It's your turn to consider attending a community college--why you should.

By Andrea Pakieser, Harold Washington Community College
Published March 9, 2009
What to Pack for Study Abroad

What to Pack for Study Abroad

The staples of packing well are comfortable shoes. I know that most students want to look good, but comfort needs to come before style when studying abroad. You are going to ...

By Matt Ulmer, studyabroad.com
Published March 6, 2009
5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

There are good reasons to go to grad school – to pursue an interest you’re highly engaged with or to take the next step necessary to meet your career goals. There ...

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
Do Your Homework Before Choosing For-Profit Career College

Do Your Homework Before Choosing For-Profit Career College

Get up to speed on career colleges.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel via Yellowbrix
Published October 29, 2010
Online Degree Myths

Online Degree Myths

Don't fall vicitim to online college rumors.

Fastweb
Published October 29, 2010