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College Counseling Could Be Better: Just Ask Your School Counselor

Credit: Patrick J O’Conner, The Chronicle of Higher Education The recent wave of college admissions decisions shows more high school seniors applying to more colleges than ever before. This puts top-tier colleges in the position of rejecting more applicants than ever before, inevitably leaving disappointed students and parents to ask “What else could I have…

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How To Clean Up Your Social Media for College Applications

Credit: Megan Shuffleton of | Original article: As members of the infamous Millennial Generation, a lot of us are users of social media websites. And it’s not just Facebook anymore – Twitter, Tumblr, Vine, Instagram and Foursquare are all big names in the social networking world now. While this means it’s easier for us to…

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Major Matcher Analytical Tool

  According to the US Department of Education and American College Testing… 51% of U.S. college students entering a four year college will transfer or dropout.   Don’t make this mistake. Our Major Matcher analytical tool for self-evaluation and career planning… Measures Interest levels, Values, Skills, and Personality type Determines Holland personality type Identifies career choices…

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Now Available: 2014 Payscale College ROI Report

A huge part of the college decision process depends on the return investment students will gain after graduating. How exactly would you measure the value of a college education? We recommend using Payscale, a handy, free to access database that gathers data from hundreds of colleges and universities based on their total cost and alumni earnings.  For…

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Tips for Picking the Right College Major

Incoming college students might be breathing a sigh of relief after committing to a school, but another just-as-important decision looms: choosing a major. “It is one of the most unfair questions to ask an 18 year old,” says Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review. “There’s a lot of pressure with…

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