Colleges News & Trends

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! So here is a quick update of what got changed, and what helpful tools and articles you’ll find in each category. Find Colleges   Anything and everything relating to the college search process can be found here. From …

Fun Facts about Colleges in America!

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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 …

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 …

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 Olympic athletes have gone through–and graduated from– collegiate sport programs. Here is a list of five American athletes that have competed after graduating …