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Top 25 Best Research Colleges in the US | 2020 Rankings

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Like their name suggests, research colleges put a large emphasis on research from both students and faculty. Students interested in doing some type of research will find themselves at home among their fellow researcher peers. A large portion of America’s best universities and colleges fall under the research category, and make impressive advancements in the …
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Top 25 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the US | 2020 Rankings

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Liberal arts colleges aim to produce well-rounded students who are prepared for everything and anything after graduation. That means encouraging students to explore subjects outside of their major and have a truly holistic education. Liberal arts colleges also typically have smaller student bodies, which means students will find a tight-knit community and unique campus culture.  …
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Top 25 Best Private Colleges in the US | 2020 Rankings

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Many of the private colleges in America are well-known household names, with long and fascinating histories–some of which date back before the founding of the United States itself. Private colleges tend to be nonprofit institutions that are funded internally through endowments and donations. Because of this, private colleges offer some of the highest financial aid …
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Top 25 Best Public Colleges in the US | 2020 Rankings

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Public colleges and universities have rich histories, age-old campus traditions, and a sense of camaraderie among their students. Some of the finest colleges in the country are public institutions. These schools are government funded, tend to have larger and more diverse student bodies, and are rife with opportunities—both for campus life and future careers! We …
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Top 50 Best Colleges in the US | 2020 Rankings

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College Raptor’s Top 50 Best Colleges in the US list is the most prestigious and selective rankings list we have. Schools featured here are the best of the best. With vibrant histories, beautiful campuses, and amazing academic programs, these schools are truly iconic places of higher learning.  After thoroughly analyzing thousands of colleges, we selected …
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Top 10 Careers with the Highest Projected Job Growth (Master’s Degree)

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A lot of factors play into picking a career for yourself. Elements can include interest, job availability, salary, and plenty more. However, one often overlooked part is projected job growth rate—or how in-demand a job will be in the future. After all, it’d be frustrating to study up, earn a degree, graduate, and then realize …
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5 Life Skill Books for College-Bound Students

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One of the more exciting aspects of going to college is the independence it offers you. But that independence comes with its own set of challenges. You have to know how to budget, cook, and clean while navigating class work, homework assignments and dorm living. Don’t wait to get there to figure it all out. …
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