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Seeking Out Local Scholarships

Faced with the rising price of a college education, students and parents often look for ways to lower costs. As a result, scholarships for need, merit, athletics, community service, hobbies, and other interests are often highly sought after—especially large scholarships offered on a national level. However, students should also consider ...

Mental Health in College

In recent years, the mental health of college students has become an increasing focus in the news, as more and more students seek help on-campus for anxiety and depression. The exact cause of this development is unclear and much-debated. Some experts point to increased pressure, stress, and a generational lack ...

2017-02-05T18:16:30-05:00February 5th, 2017|Categories: college|Tags: , , , , |

Inside Oxford’s Many Colleges

So, you’ve decided that the University of Oxford is a great fit for your intellectual curiosity and passion for classics, physics, law, or another of the fifty courses offered at Oxford. Now what?  For an introduction to Oxford, read our previous blog here. Students can only apply to one Oxford ...

Transfer Admissions Part I: Your Chances

An increasing number of students are seeking transfer admissions, according to Alexander Ott, a past president of the New York State Transfer and Articulation Association. In fact, about a third of all college students transfer at some point in their college career, including transfers between community colleges and four-year colleges, ...

Part II: Leverage Your Social Media for College Admissions Success

Cleaning House: How to Tidy Up Your Social Media Footprint In our last blog, we discussed why you should tidy up your social media activity in preparation for college admissions. Now, we’ll tell you how. As The Telegraph suggests, googling yourself is a good place to start, as it will ...

College Admissions Trends: 2013 Edition

For students and parents beginning the long journey that is the college admissions process, information is key. The more you know about recent trends, realities and expectations, the better prepared you are to tackle challenges and succeed in gaining admission to the colleges of your choice. With that in mind, ...

How To Study Business at Cornell?

Cornell University offers three strong options for undergraduate business education: the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management (AEM) with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), the Industrial Labor Relations School (ILR), and the School of Hotel Administration. Businessweek recently ranked AEM as the third best undergraduate business ...

2012-08-15T17:10:40-04:00August 15th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |