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What Exactly Is A Bachelor’s Degree?

Whether you’re graduating high school or an international student looking to study in the United States, you’ve likely heard about “Bachelor’s Degrees.” But what are they? How are they different from other degrees? And what benefits do you get from them? We’ll answer these questions and more in this article that covers everything you need …
Student on campus - choosing early action vs early decision makes a big difference
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What Are the Advantages of Applying EA or ED?

Some of your classmates are choosing early application and others are considering early decision, but you are not sure whether either one is right for you. That’s not surprising. Many students are not sure how they may benefit by applying EA or ED and whether they should choose either of these routes. Understanding early action …
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Do AP Test Scores Affect Your Acceptance Odds?

If you’re taking AP classes, you may be wondering “Do AP scores affect acceptance odds for colleges?” Here’s a rundown of whether or not they affect your chances of admission and why AP courses can help in your college education. Do AP University Courses Scores Affect Admission to Colleges? Actually, AP scores don’t affect admission …
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How Much Academic Rigor Is Too Much?

Whether you’re in high school or college, it’s easy to do “too much” and become overwhelmed. When choosing your schedule, it’s important to think about “academic rigor.” This is the academic challenge you’ll be faced with from a class. So when you’re coming up on a new semester, how much academic rigor is too much …
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Is Applying with Rolling Admission Right for Me?

Generally, a rolling admission means that the school you are applying to assesses applications as they come in and notifies students about their acceptance or non-acceptance right away. This is unlike regular admission where the school waits until after their announced deadline to evaluate all the applications that were received during the application window. Is Rolling …
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What is the Federal TRIO Talent Search Program?

Among the many federal college initiatives are a collection of 8 TRIO programs. One of them is known as the Talent Search (or TS). Here’s what you need to know: What is the TRIO Talent Search Program? The purpose of the Talent Search is to identify students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who show the potential to …
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Do Legacy Students Have Higher Acceptance Odds?

When you’re completing your college applications, you’re most likely trying to do everything you can to boost your acceptance odds. However, some factors may be out of your control, like whether you’re a “legacy student” or not for example. Here’s a rundown on what that means and if it affects your acceptance odds: What is …