4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit
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4 Unexpected Things to Pay Attention to on a College Visit

It is extremely useful to go into college visits having a sense of what is important to you in a potential school since these visits…

The End of Senior Year: GIFs Edition
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The End of Senior Year: GIFs Edition

Senior year is one of those times in your life when all you want to say is, Seriously. Can everyone just calm the hell down?…

What to Wear to Class in College
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What to Wear to Class in College

So you officially decided where you’re going to college – CONGRATS! This is an exciting with a dash of terrifying time for you. You know…

There’s No Problem I Can’t Solve with a Color-Coded Spreadsheet
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There’s No Problem I Can’t Solve with a Color-Coded Spreadsheet

Feeling alone as you swim through the terrifying waters known as the college admission process? Have no fear! We have several seniors blogging about ups, downs,…

How to Get Paid to Take Notes
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How to Get Paid to Take Notes

Do you need money like most college students? Are you at the point where you don’t do laundry in order to save money? Do you…

Transitioning from a Single-Sex High School to a Coed College
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Transitioning from a Single-Sex High School to a Coed College

Transitioning to college is extremely difficult for just about everyone. Your whole world is turned upside down and there are so many changes to deal…

Should Money Actually Be a Factor When Applying to College?
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Should Money Actually Be a Factor When Applying to College?

So we all know that for most of us, money becomes the biggest factor when we decide which school to attend, so doesn’t it make…

5 Cheap Ways to Celebrate Birthdays in College
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5 Cheap Ways to Celebrate Birthdays in College

Hi. I’m Jasmyn Chacko and I’m a college student on a budget. “College student on a budget” – it almost sounds redundant as if everyone…

How to Get the Best Recommendation Letters for College or Work
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How to Get the Best Recommendation Letters for College or Work

Recommendation letters are an important piece of an application whether for college, a job, or an internship. They sketch out the applicant’s attributes in a…

TP’s Fun Visual Guide to Getting into College
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TP’s Fun Visual Guide to Getting into College

By Cathy Yang Feeling left out as all your senior friends get acceptances from fantastic schools? Feeling stressed out as you start to look at…

Navigating a High-Income Campus as a Low-Income Student
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Navigating a High-Income Campus as a Low-Income Student

Financial aid is fantastic. It makes it possible for low-income students like me to attend fantastic schools whose tuition would normally double what my parents…

Your College Applications Checklist (If You’ve Been Procrastinating Starting Your Apps)
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Your College Applications Checklist (If You’ve Been Procrastinating Starting Your Apps)

In a perfect world, most college applicants would already be busy filling out college applications like there’s no tomorrow. They would be going through a…

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