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If you’re committed to a pursuing career in journalism, a top-notch degree can be key, especially considering a 2014 study named newspaper reporter as the  814 more words


Editor’s Note: This article has been updated from its original version to reflect the latest data. 

If you are seeking to attend a college in the state of California you have many excellent academic institutions to choose from, both private and public, research universities or liberal arts colleges. 1,005 more words


Our Honors College: Personalized Attention Within An Urban Research University

Each year, Georgia State admits the top five to seven percent of freshmen applicants into its Honors College. Within an urban research university of more than 53,000 students, the Honors College truly stands out for its ability to offer a more intimate experience of higher education without compromising our students’ access to world-class opportunities. 568 more words

In-state or Out-of-state, that is the question

It wasn’t too long ago when I was trying to decide where to go to college. I applied to seven schools by December, got accepted to all of them, and had my choices narrowed to two schools by March or April. 478 more words


Culture Wars: Fascism in America; Choosing a College with Academic Freedom

Culture Wars:

Fascism in America; Choosing a College with Academic Freedom

Fascism in the Colleges USA

College an Increasing Waste of Money

Acclaimed economics professor says higher education is often a poor investment—or worse…

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The Art of Narrowing Your List of Colleges

As a high school junior just starting a new school year, it is easy to see your college career as something still far on the horizon. 539 more words

How To Get In

10 tips for writing a college essay that will impress admissions counselors

It’s college application time, and this time last year I was stressing out over writing my college essays. Luckily, I had an amazing English teacher who really taught us how to write killer college essays that will stick out against the typical, formal, 5 paragraph essays that admissions counselors get stuck reading. 830 more words