College Raptor Staff


College Raptor Staff
Applying to college can be challenging, and so we at College Raptor feel it's our duty to make that process as easy, smooth, and rewarding as possible. We work hard to clarify dense material, dispel myths, uncover information, and help you learn what you need to know!

What Should I Major In?

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What should I major in? It’s a question that most high school students struggle to find the answer to. No doubt, it’s a big decision. A major can determine what classes you take, which programs you pursue, and even what colleges you apply for. So if you’re asking yourself that question, here’s how to answer …

6 Air Fresheners for Your Dorm Room

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A good-smelling dorm room is a comfortable dorm room. Considering you’ll study, sleep, and hang out there, it’s worth putting in a bit of effort to keep things clean and clear. Luckily, these 6 air fresheners make that effort a tropical-scented breeze. You can keep the odors of your laundry hamper or day-old leftovers at …

6 Cool Gifts for Architecture Majors

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You could say that architects are the foundation of a society. Puns aside, architects provide valued and creative service. If you know someone studying the trade, why not reward their hard work with a gift? Here are 6 cool gifts for architects—future or otherwise.  Architecture Coffee Mug by the Unemployed Philosophers Club Showcasing blueprints from …

7 Gift Cards for College Students

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What’s the perfect present for a college student? The always useful gift card. If you’re not sure what to get? Sometimes a gift card to their favorite shops and restaurants can be the best choice. Gift cards are fast, convenient, and efficient. Here are just 7 that any student is sure to love. $100 Visa …

Why Everyone Should Consider Community Colleges

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When you hear the word “college” you probably imagine the classic 4-year school with a quad, dorms, football team, and culminating in a bachelor’s degree. While that’s certainly a popular (albeit expensive) option, it’s not the only one. For those that have doubts about attending a four-year college, there’s an affordable and convenient solution – …

6 Ideal Coasters For College Students

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As a college student, your dorm is your workplace. It’s where you study, write assignments, send emails, browse Facebook, and binge Netflix too. Keeping yourself hydrated while you’re hard at work (or play) is important. But the condensation from that ice cold water, or drips from your coffee, can leave a permanent mark on your …

Where To Take A SAT / ACT Sample Test

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Using practice books, attending review sessions, hiring a tutor, and looking up practice questions are all great ways to study for the ACT / SAT. However, answering questions and taking the actual test are two different beasts. One thing you should absolutely try while prepping is taking a SAT or ACT sample test. A practice test …

6 Gum Packs for College Students

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Whether you want fresh breath, or you need to stay focused, gum is something everyone should have on them. It’s handy to have a pack in your bag, purse, or dorm room desk. Check out these different gum brands and flavors, perfect for college students everywhere! Mentos Pure Sugar-Free Chewing Gum (Pack of 6, 50 …