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Stressed for Success

By Jacob Thielker, Staff Reporter

What college should I go to, or what should I major in? These are the tough and stressful questions seniors have to answer at one point or another. 414 more words


The Connection between Me, Social Media, and College Admissions

Hello there blogging world!  This is my first post in a series of entries about social media and how it has infiltrated the college admissions process. 798 more words

Study finds small words can predict future collegiate success

Remember the first admissions essay you wrote? Maybe it was an anecdote detailing the time you won a basketball championship, or you described how a seemingly ordinary family vacation changed your life. 583 more words


Scholarship Season: Tips & Tools

This time of year usually creates a stress shift. Hearts and minds have moved beyond the holiday season and those time-consuming college applications have long been completed and submitted. 524 more words

College Admissions

Lots to look forward to in 2015!

Last week, we passed the first-year application deadline for students interested in applying for fall 2015. There were many high school seniors working on applications and sending them to UVM. 345 more words

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US College Admissions Process - Selling Students to the Highest Bidders

The U.S. college admissions process is expensive and stressful, for everyone from high-achieving high school students to first-generation adult learners. It is also surprisingly ineffective — only about 30% of students headed to a four-year college graduate from that college within six years (about 40% take longer or don’t graduate at all, and about 30% transfer). 316 more words

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