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Community Activities Make a College Application Stand Out (College Basics)

Community involvement is not just for adults. For those who are applying to selective colleges, community involvement can make a difference between acceptance and rejection. Of course, what a student does in the classroom and in school is important, but colleges are looking to build community, too, and admission committees want to know its future students will be part of their community effort.

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29 College Majors You Didn’t Know Existed (Her Campus)

College is a big deal and because of that it can be really stressful. One of the most stressful parts of the college experience is determining an…

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5 college finance problems your parents didn't have (USA Today)

If you’re in the throes of college research and decision-making, it’s likely that how to pay for college is a huge consideration. And because things have changed so much economically over the last 25 years, some say that today’s young adults, those classified as Millennials, have a lot more to think about than their Generation X parents did.

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5 Things to Consider When Weighing Admission Offers (IvyWise)

Most admission decisions are in for the Class of 2019, and now that the anxiety of waiting to hear back from admissions offices has passed, it may set into motion a new phase of stress and uncertainty: deciding where to enroll.

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5 Things NOT To Say To Your Teen About College Decisions (Huffington Post)

It used to be that all college admission notifications were delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. You didn’t even need to open the letter to know what was inside: If it was a thick package, you had gotten in and the envelope contained a zillion forms to fill out.

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National College Fair Options

There are a number of FREE National College Fair Options that current juniors can take advantage of so that you can continue to explore college options and define the list of colleges that you plan to apply to during your senior year. 86 more words

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