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Choosing a College: Teen Perspectives

It’s just past the time that high school seniors have decided on their college, and juniors are looking ahead to applications. It’s nice being able to talk to someone who’s gone through the same process that many juniors will go through. 705 more words

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Great Hearts at Vanderbilt

MAY 19, 2015 – I was recently invited to spend a few days at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. I thought about providing you with all the statistics you can find on the admissions website, but I know that Great Hearts student/scholar can conduct… 309 more words

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Beloit College

Beloit College (visited 4/15/15)

The students at Beloit were some of the most open, forthcoming, articulate students I’ve met. I was hugely impressed with them and the school as a whole. 1,142 more words

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Lawrence University

Lawrence University (visited 4/17/15)

“Lawrence takes the weirdest, quirkiest, most awkward people and put them all in one place. Go with it,” said one student. 1,222 more words

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Marquette University

MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (visited 4/14/15)

This is the only school I’ve visited that let us into their Cadaver Lab which was much bigger than I imagined; I thought it would look more like an autopsy room with maybe 2 or 3 bodies – instead, there were probably 25 or 30 stations, most with groups of 4-6 students surrounding it working diligently. 1,058 more words

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Ripon College

Ripon College (visited 4/16/15)

For a college that many people have never heard of, it has some famous alumni including Harrison Ford (who, although he didn’t technically finish his senior thesis, from what I’m told, is still considered an alum!), Spencer Tracy, Al Jarreau, about a dozen NFL and several NBA players, and McKey Sullivan (winner of America’s Next Top Model). 1,035 more words

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University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin – Madison (visited 4/15/15)

UW-M is a typical large, sprawling state university that is integrated into the city of Madison. A current student gave great advice for survival on such a big campus: “Don’t be afraid to ask questions and advocate for yourself! 1,098 more words

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