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What Everyone Gets Wrong About Where You Go To College (Huffington Post)

those opinions are probably wrong — at least the ones based on myths about what makes a good school to get a degree from.

We wanted to explain a few things a lot of people usually get incorrect about where to go to college.

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Top 5 Reasons to Apply to a Liberal Arts College (Nerd Scholar)

Liberal arts colleges are top higher education institutions that emphasize strong foundational skills, such as writing, critical thinking and communication. At a liberal arts college, students aren’t expected to follow certain career paths starting their freshman year but instead are challenged to build a wealth of knowledge across a variety of disciplines.

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22 Colleges Where You Can Earn a Degree for Free. Seriously. (The Hechinger Report)

A few new proposals are calling for making college free nationally—either for two years or all four. But experts say it could be some time before we can entirely say goodbye to tuition bills on all schools across the nation.

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How to Write a Great SAT Essay In Just 25 Minutes (Bloomberg Business Week)

The 25-minute limit on the SAT Essay is intimidating. After all, 25 minutes is about the time it would take to bake two batches of cookies, watch half an episode of…

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GAME ON: Common Application Goes Live This Week

Hear what College Benefits Research Group’s fantastic educational adviser, Janet Loren, has to say about the Common Application, which goes live today!

GAME ON: Common Application for College Goes Live This Week.

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