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What is an HSI?

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You may have seen the term “HSI” pop up during your college searches. HSI stands for Hispanic-Serving Institution. Like an HBCU (Historically Black College/University), HSIs are dedicated to the higher education of Hispanic and Latino students within the United States of America. The goal of these institutions is to increase the aid, support, and access …
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What Is An HBCU?

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In your college explorations, you’ll hear the term “HBCU” tossed around every now and then about a school. These letters, which stand for “Historically Black College and/or University,” are able to convey a few facts about the school they are associated with. By hearing this acronym, you can understand that the school was established with …
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How Are Non-Profit Colleges Different From For-Profit Colleges?

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As you read reviews and write-ups of different colleges you will find that all colleges are categorized as either ‘for-profit’ or ‘non-profit’. So what exactly does this mean and how does it affect you? Take a look at the differences between for-profit and non-profit colleges. What Is A Non-Profit College? A non-profit college is typically …
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What Does “Overall Match” and “Academic Match” Mean on CollegeRaptor.com?

College Raptor wants you to know what "overall match" and "academic match" mean questions & answers
College Raptor is a college discovery website. We can help match you to colleges you may not have considered, or show you your acceptance odds and overall match for colleges you’re already interested in. But what do we mean by match? Specifically, what does “overall match” and “academic match” mean? Academic Match When you filled …
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