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Coronavirus Impact: Why the Class of 2021 Should Be Worried

We all feel for our Class of 2020 seniors right now. They’re missing out on many of the traditional milestones...

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Taking A Gap Year or Leave of Absence: CampusChat Live

On Thursday, April 30, the Smart College Visit team celebrated “National Decision Day” Eve on Facebook Live. We’re usually celebrating...

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Coronavirus Impact: What Has Your College Decided to Do for Fall 2020?

Update: The California State University system is planning to cancel nearly all in-person classes until spring semester 2021, according to...

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How Ricky Bobby Helped Get a Kid Into College: Calculating Risk With College Essays

I had to chuckle today when Facebook reminded me of my post from 10 years ago. At the time I...

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Coronavirus Impact: What Do You Do If Your College Closes?

One thing is for certain – the COVID-19 pandemic has most certainly left many families in limbo. There are too...

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