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14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 – #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know (SiaKnight.com)

During a  visit to a major university, I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the application processing center and speak with the employees who handle the thousands and thousands of pieces of information sent in by college hopefuls.  

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Help for the 6 Most Confusing Parts of the New 2014-15 CommonApp (Huffington Post)

Everyone — students, parents, high school counselors, teachers and college admissions officers — were all in agreement last year that the Common Application offered many challenges.

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The Scary World of Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams (Cheapscholars.org)

Families that are paying for college are facing one of life’s biggest expenses. To make college affordable, students often search for scholarships to help themselves pay for school.

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Six - Well, Seven - Pieces of Advice for College-Searching High School Seniors (Forbes)

Senior year of high school can be truly spectacular. It’s a time to take advanced courses and excel in activities, from Model UN to athletics to drama.

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Bad Questions to Ask at Your College Interview (About.com)

“What can I tell you about our college?”

Nearly all college interviewers will give you an opportunity to ask questions of your own. The purpose of the interview isn’t strictly for the college to evaluate you.

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Goucher College is First to Accept Video-Based Applications

Can an applicant explain why he or she would thrive at a given college in two minutes? If the applicant wants to enroll at Goucher College, that is pretty much all it will take under a new admissions option being announced today.

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