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What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Community College?
July 8, 2020 | College Application College Search Gap Year Paying for College
What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Community College?

Every year, seniors weigh their options for that coming fall—everything from gap years to which route is the fastest path to an affordable degree. Many articles note the time and money theoretically saved by transferring from a community college to…

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Best Resources for Finding College Scholarships
July 3, 2020 | Scholarships and Financial Aid
Best Resources for Finding College Scholarships

Following our webinar focused on helping students start their hunt for scholarships, we know how important it is to diversify your areas of search when it comes to building your scholarship list. Our advice? Start local, branch out to local…

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What Are The Biggest Mistakes Students Make When They Apply to College?
July 1, 2020 | College Application College Search Early Admission
What Are The Biggest Mistakes Students Make When They Apply to College?

When applying to colleges, students might be making crucial mistakes without even realizing it. When writing their essays, asking for letters of recommendation, and even when listing their classes on the Common App, students might be making silly mistakes that…

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Are Online MBAs A Good Idea?
June 24, 2020 | College Application College Search Online Courses
Are Online MBAs A Good Idea?

If you are thinking about doing an MBA program, you might not even be considering doing an online MBA. Before, online programs didn’t always have the best reputation, but that trend is beginning to change as they allow students to…

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What Do You Need to Apply to Medical School?
June 17, 2020 | Medical Admissions
What Do You Need to Apply to Medical School?

It’s not so secret that admissions to medical school are extremely competitive. Students have to spend years building up their resume and gaining medical experience to prove that they are ready to take on a career as a doctor.  Some…

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How Hard Is It To Get Into Medical School?
June 15, 2020 | Medical Admissions
How Hard Is It To Get Into Medical School?

Getting into medical school has never been easy, but it has been getting harder in recent years. Acceptance rates to allopathic medical schools are at just 41% last year, and 36% in allopathic medical schools! Students have to spend months…

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Are SAT/ACT Test Prep Courses Worth It? 
June 12, 2020 | College Application Standardized Tests
Are SAT/ACT Test Prep Courses Worth It? 

With each passing year, the algorithm for college admissions seems to become more and more complicated, and one measurement stands out in the minds of both parents and teens staring down college applications: test scores.  Of course, this upcoming year…

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Brainstorming Techniques To Get A Head Start On Your Personal Statement
June 11, 2020 | College Application
Brainstorming Techniques To Get A Head Start On Your Personal Statement

We understand how important this phase of your life is to you. First, it's writing your personal statement, then it's getting accepted to college,  and finally, it'll be choosing your major — these are the choices that'll determine the trajectory…

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17 European universities with the highest quality of teaching
June 9, 2020 | College Search
17 European universities with the highest quality of teaching

Having great professors and intriguing lecturers is one of the most crucial parts of the university experience, Business Insider decided to highlight the universities in Europe with the highest scores for their teaching. Check out the schools with the highest…

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Answers To All Your Duke Admissions Questions
December 19, 2019 | College Application
Answers To All Your Duke Admissions Questions

This December, the admissions department of Duke University surprised the admissions world by taking their insider knowledge to household screens everywhere by participating in an increasingly-popular platform: an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit.com. Opening up to the public on…

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