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College Raptor has a New Menu Layout!

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Our website recently underwent some structural changes in order to make navigation easier for all you users! Here is a quick update of what got changed, our new menu layout, and what helpful tools and articles you’ll find in each category. Find Colleges Find colleges is one of our menu layout changes. Anything and everything …
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New York Just Became the First State to Offer Free-Tuition for College

New York became the first state to offer free tuition college news & trends
  Last week, at a news conference in Albany, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the signing of a bill that will bring free tuition at four-year state universities and colleges to some Empire State families. Backed by prominent politicians, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Cuomo touted the program as a stepping …
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Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Went to College

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Talk of the 2016 election is everywhere. There is a myriad of subjects and issues on the table that has everyone talking, but here at College Raptor, we have a special interest in education—particularly, higher education. We already have a post about the Republican and Democratic nominees’ stances on different topics relating to education, so …
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Fun Facts about Great Colleges in America!

The Clemson stadium is one of the largest sports arenas in the world, which is just one fun fact about colleges! college news & trends
I’m the type of person that loves to learn new things, and when it comes to weird facts, you can consider me obsessed. Here are some fun facts about colleges, colleges histories, and college graduates in the United States you probably didn’t know: Great Colleges Fun Facts! The name “Alumni” comes from the Latin “Alumnus” which …
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Introducing Roxie the College Raptor!

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She is the icon and mascot of College Raptor, but few know much about this little velociraptor beyond her striking image of a dinosaur wearing a graduation cap and sunglasses.  Introducing Roxie the Raptor! She’s a clever girl who spends her time hunting down the best college matches for the users of our site. She …
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Where 6 Famous Olympians Went to College!

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With the 2016 Olympics going on, you might have been hearing that some of the younger competitors are still in school. Lily King, for example, currently swims for Indiana University. Many famous Olympians have gone through–and graduated from– collegiate sport programs. Here is a list of five American athletes that have competed after graduating college. …
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