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Author: kmurphy Created: Tuesday, August 25, 2009
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There are some colleges that are on the road this spring, hosting presentations for prospective students. While many of these events will be big, it still can be a great way to get an overview of the admissions process and learn...

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Unigo recently launched a new Admissions Expert column which features weekly advice about various topics related to the college search and admissions process. A group of...

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Today the Common Application announced changes to their 2011-2012 application. While most of the changes were small, they will help to make the application process more user-friendly to both students and admissions counselors....

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I would like to share with you an article written by Detroit Free Press Columnist Mitch Albom. In his March 20th column, he shares his thoughts on college rejection letters and how these denials could actually be doing you a favor.

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Don't shriek in horror when I say that you should be thinking about summer plans.  No, not the laying on the beach type of summer plans, but the 'let's do something meaningful' experience.  There are many different approaches...

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If you feel a bit tired after the college application process, you might want to take some time to recharge your batteries. Gaining in popularity, more and more students are taking a year off after graduating from high school...

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By now, everyone is familiar with Tiger Mom and her structured approach to parenting. While some might applaud her efforts, others continue to cringe. Insider Higher Ed posted this yesterday about the continued controversy.

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Online journal Inside Higher Ed released an interesting in-depth look at Lynn University today. Located in Boca Raton, Florida, Lynn is often misunderstood. This article should clear some things up as Lynn makes some interesting...

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Lisa McLaughlin published an article in the Costa Mesa Daily Pilot recently about how tinkering your works can improve your outlook. I think that it is a nice article to share and to remind parents to be aware of the language they use when describing college options for their children.

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Kiplinger's has announced its 2011 best values in public college report and the news comes as no surprise. Despite...

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