Myth: Colleges are ONLY Looking for Well-Rounded Students

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Doubtless you’ve heard the term “well-rounded” a thousand times over during your school years. That term may have even inspired you to branch out, to sample a bunch of different extracirriculars or interests in order to appeal to admissions officers. If colleges are looking for well-rounded students, you better get busy rounding yourself out then—right? …

4 Myths: College As Seen on TV (and Movies!)

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There are countless college scenes in our favorite movies and TV shows. Often the first image conjured up when associating movies and college is a big party with lots of red Solo cups and silly bets or dares. Or maybe some freshman or new frat member hazing ritual. But there is a world of difference …

5 Myths about College Campus Tours

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Touring a college campus is an integral part to the college selection process–it allows students and parents alike to get a feel for the layout, the atmosphere, and even the culture. But like many other elements of college, the campus tour can be subject to myths, stereotypes, and misconceptions. Hopefully we can clear some of those …

Myth: Bigger Colleges Have More Diversity

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A city with a high number of population must have a lot of different groups and types of people. It is understandable we want to apply the same principle to universities. The bigger the campus, the more diversity it has, right? But studies have proved wrong what we’ve been believing for years now. Diversity works …

College Myths: Study Abroad Edition

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An experience many college students wish for is studying abroad. This can a very meaningful and inspirational opportunity for students to partake in. However, there are many myths associated with studying abroad. We are here to set the record straight.  Myth #1: I can’t afford to study abroad Studying abroad can be less than, equal, or …