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26May
The Best Virtual College Tours Online
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They can't see a thing. Wave your hands in front of their faces. If you're a rising senior this summer, you've hopefully…

reopening colleges
26May
Reopening Colleges: Dr. Fauci Weighs In
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The leading expert on all things COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, discussed possible scenarios related to reopening colleges and universities in a recent…

22May
The Shakeup of Standardized Testing: CampusChat Live with Akil Bello
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JkIs37a2JE Very, very rarely does "breaking news" happen in college admissions. It's a pretty predictable kind of news beat. However, it happened…

students and money
15May
Students and Money: How COVID-19 Is Changing Financial Planning
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How has the coronavirus changed college students' financial planning and preparedness? WalletHub recently conducted a national survey, asking about students and money.…

13May
The Coming ‘Hybrid’ College Education
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Hey, elephant. We can't hear the professor. Please put yourself on mute. Higher education is preparing itself for the change it knew…

AP exam changes books
12May
Coronavirus Impact: Online AP Exams Begin, Problems and Lawsuits Follow
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Update 5/21/2020: A class action lawsuit has now been filed on behalf of the students who had problems with the AP tests.…

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12May
Still Undecided for Fall 2020? These Colleges Have Available Spaces
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This spring is definitely not the typical admissions cycle. With the uncertainty of final grades, travel, and finances, choosing a college or…

11May
Share Your Virtual Graduation Party to Win an Amazon Gift Card
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Let's throw that virtual graduation party, shall we? Are you planning a virtual graduation party? We've heard from a lot of students…

online research
8May
Rising Seniors: Research Your College List During COVID-19
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Colleges and universities across the country closed down entirely in the spring of 2020. Professors and instructors pivoted, creating new online classes…

reimagine online learning
6May
New York, Gates Team Up to ‘Reimagine’ Remote Learning
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As we continue to navigate what the during and post-pandemic "normal" is, states are figuring out how to safely reopen K-12 schools…

class of 2021
5May
Coronavirus Impact: Why the Class of 2021 Should Be Worried
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We all feel for our Class of 2020 seniors right now. They're missing out on many of the traditional milestones and rights…

gap year plan
30Apr
Taking A Gap Year or Leave of Absence: CampusChat Live
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https://www.facebook.com/SmartCollegeVisit/videos/230912354855147/ On Thursday, April 30, the Smart College Visit team celebrated "National Decision Day" Eve on Facebook Live. We're usually celebrating all…

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