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visiting college libraries
4Dec
Visiting College Libraries: Why All of the Books Are Gone
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If you haven't read Electric Lit's article, Librarians Are Secretly the Funnest People Alive, you should! It made me laugh and also…

virtual assistants
3Dec
Virtual Assistants Make Great Holiday Gifts for Students, Parents
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This article originally appeared in our newsletter, CampusChat, on December 3, 2019. If you are not already a subscriber, become one here.…

hated freshman year
2Dec
What to Say During the Holidays If You’ve Hated Freshman Year at College
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For many college freshmen, the breaks around the holidays mark the first time you’ll be back home. Many of you will excitedly…

21Nov
What Not to Ask at Holiday Dinners: Quick Refresher for Relatives of High School Seniors
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We're kicking off the holiday season, and all those holiday dinners. You’ll likely be seeing some form of teenage relative to whom…

Khan Academy test taker SAT
20Nov
SAT Blues? Not a ‘Good Test-Taker’? Meet Khan Academy
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Did you recently get your SAT score? For some of you, it may have been the first time you ever took the…

early decision
7Nov
You Didn’t Get in Early Decision. Now What?
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I understand the advantage (at some schools) of applying Early Decision. But I’ve never been an advocate of encouraging kids to get…

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