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How To Transfer Colleges

Most students hope to graduate from the same school they enter as freshmen. However, at some time during the four years, some students choose to transfer colleges. This could be for any number of reasons. You may not be thinking of transferring colleges right now but it’s good to know how the process works. If, …
Here's everything you need to know about college acceptance rates.
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All About College Acceptance Rates

There is a lot of misinformation about college acceptance rates and the role they play in the college selection process. This can make an already stressful process even more overwhelming. In this article, we aim to explain what college acceptance rates mean and how they impact your choices.  What Do Colleges Acceptance Rates Mean?  The …
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Changes for NACAC’s Student Recruitment Rules

Higher education is a common topic in the news headlines, especially with the 2020 presidential race underway. However, higher education jumped back into the spotlight recently when NACAC made an announcement about new student recruitment rule changes. Here’s a rundown of what you need to know, and how these changes affect the future of college …
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How Do You Know If You’re An Independent College Student?

College is certainly a time of growing independence. Many college students would consider themselves independent, in charge of their own day to day tasks and responsibilities. But independent and dependent mean other things in the college world, especially when it comes to financial matters. When filling the FAFSA, you will need to state whether you’re …
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College Interview Questions To Practice Over The Summer

Though often not mandatory, going to a college interview is a great way to boost your acceptance odds. Getting invited to interview means the college is impressed with you and wants to get to know you better. This is one of the final steps in the college application process. An outstanding performance in the interview …
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How to Finalize Your College Application Checklist

You have a list of colleges you’re interested in, but which do you apply to? You may have a list of 20 schools, but that doesn’t mean you should apply to all 20. Instead, you want to take time time to finalize your list. Here are some tips for ticking off your college application checklist. …
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What is the Student Support Services for Federal TRIO?

Student Support Services are one of the programs under the TRIO Program umbrella offered by the federal government. Designed to help low income students with school requirements, it may be a service you want to take advantage of. Here’s how it works: What Is TRIO? TRIO originally referred to three programs dedicated to education and …
These extracurricular activities can impress a college admissions board.
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Extracurricular Activities That Will Impress College Admissions Boards

While participating in any type of extracurricular activity can boost your chances of getting admission into college, there are a few activities in particular that carry a lot of weight. Participating in any of the extracurricular activities mentioned below will impress even the most selective college admissions board. Membership in a Club or an Organization …