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College students share their advice to incoming freshmen (York Blog)

According to the dictionary, a College/University is defined as an institution oflearning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program ofgraduate studies together with several professional schools, as of theology, law,medicine, and engineering, and authorized to confer both undergraduate andgraduate degrees.

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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 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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High, low or in between? What your student’s PSAT score means (University Parent)

Later this month, PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) results will arrive at high schools across the country. Some 3.5 million students — including virtually every high school junior — sat for the same PSAT exam last October.

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How to prep for the SAT and ACT for little or no money (Market Watch)

Sure, the cost of higher education keeps getting, well, higher, with a private college now running more than $40,000 for tuition and room and board per year.

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