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admissions committee
22Jan
What is the Elusive Admissions Committee?
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If you ever saw the movie "Admission" with Tina Fey, you might have an image in your mind of what an admissions…

21Jan
Brazilian Universities vs American: What Are the Differences?
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Have you ever wondered what going to college is like in other countries? Universities are pretty much the same, right? A place…

how well do you know your teen
17Jan
How Well Do You Know Your Teen? 21 Questions to Ask the College-Bound Student
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We’ve all seen those surveys on social media. You know, the ones where you answer how you THINK the other person would…

14Jan
Five Scholarship Application Tips to Get and Keep Yourself on Track
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"Have you applied for any scholarships this week?" - Me, to my student "Sad emoji face." - My student This conversation happens…

13Jan
‘Star Wars’ Notebooks Perfect for College Notes, Journals, or Rebellion Planning
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Credit: Disney "Do or do not. There is no try"...ing to deny you love "Star Wars." But what's a college student to…

organized dorm room
10Jan
What Happens If Your Roommate Drops Out
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It's the start of the semester, and across the country, college students are locating all of their belongings (all over the place),…

8Jan
10 ‘Harry Potter’ College Necessities
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Credit: Warner Bros Hello, Harry Potter fans and Potterhead friends! Do you need a couple of magical items to show your allegiance…

19Dec
Perspectives on Dorm Life from an International Student
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The trees, the people, the colors on the walls, everything can impact our perception of a place (especially when choosing a university).…

online courses
18Dec
Top Universities for Online Courses 2019
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There are lots of "best of" lists at the end of every year, and we have a new favorite for 2019! In…

FAFSA video
12Dec
Let’s Talk FAFSA Video: EFC, Separate Accounts, Dates, and More
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https://youtu.be/6OoMjMl5VhQ Trillions of photos and videos are taken every day. Did you know that? Literally trillions. Billions of videos are watched on…

student-holiday-gifts
11Dec
12 Great Holiday Gifts for Students Who Have Everything
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The holidays are upon us! We all want to find the perfect gift for our loved ones, whether it's a friend or…

moving school districts
10Dec
Getting Into College: Moving School Districts?
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When you work the phones in college admissions, you get some pretty crazy calls. A favorite was from a father asking if…

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…

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