The Cost of a Victory Lap

the cost of a victory lap

Taking an extra year or two to complete a bachelor’s degree is common these days, but that additional time could cost a student nearly $300,000, according to a new study by NerdWallet. NerdWallet examined how much one or two “victory laps,” as extra years are sometimes jokingly called, would cost students by factoring in: Real costs:…

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You have Your March SAT Scores – What Now?

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They’re here! The much-anticipated March SAT scores were released earlier this week.  So, what can you make of them?  Is your 1200 on the new test better than a 1200 (Critical Reading + Math) on the old, and if so, how much better? True to its promise, the College Board also recently released concordance tables…

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Reflections on the Redesigned SAT

It’s official. The New SAT has arrived in all its glory. Saturday morning some 277,000 students across the country worked their way through the four sections of the redesigned test, and many stayed on for the enhanced essay section. Though tutors were barred from the inaugural administration, feedback from our students across the country has…

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Find the Colleges Most Likely to Give You a Scholarship

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Article by Kim Clark of Time Money (view original) High school seniors can dramatically increase their odds of getting big scholarships if they take just one extra step this fall: apply to a few “financial aid safety schools,” college admissions experts say. Students have long known that they should apply to a few “safety schools”…

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Worried About Finding a Job After Graduation? At These Schools, You Don’t Need to Be

Article posted on Cappex College Insider – view original There are a lot of reasons people to go to college these days. To have new experiences. To learn to think critically. To study subjects they’re passionate about. But we sometimes overlook a huge reason we choose a higher education over another path – more career opportunities.…

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