College

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Should LinkedIn Be on Your High Schooler’s Radar?

When I was applying to college, the common practice was to hide your Facebook profile from colleges and employers. You’d simply replace your last name with…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Stanford University

Stanford shares its prestigious 5th place U.S. News ranking with Columbia and M.I.T. this year. The fact that the U.S. News + World Report can’t say that…

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How to Decide If a Post-College Gap Year Is Right for You

When you’re 17, you’ve just barely survived the college application process, and your world is about to change dramatically, life can look a little too big….

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to UChicago

‘5 Things to Know’ is a bi-weekly blog series showcasing stats, insider tips, and fun facts about the world’s top undergraduate institutions. This week’s post is…

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Stress Is Not a Given: 5 Ways to Support Your High School Senior

It’s fall and, like you, I’m the parent of a high school senior. Are we having fun yet?? I know, it’s intense, even if you’ve been…

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How to Extract the Most from the New York College Experience

New York City is not a college town, but it can feel like one. Boston may boast an academic reputation, Los Angeles may lead in college…

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What If We Told You Adcoms Cringe When You Ask Rhetorical Questions in Your Essays?

Why shouldn’t one use rhetorical questions in college application essays? What’s so wrong with them? Do college admissions committees really frown when they see a question…

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Why More Indonesian Students Are Leaving Home to Study Abroad

Jakarta is booming. Changing. Stretching. Anyone who’s stepped foot in Indonesia’s capital in the last five years can see this immediately. The skyscrapers seem to keep…

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3 Tips for Chinese Students Attending College in the US

The prospect of going to school abroad can be both exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. Our team has helped send thousands of international students…

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Managing A Budget In College

This blog post was written by Jordan Schanda and originally appeared on ScholarPrep.org. Jordan is the Founder and Owner of ScholarPrep, which provides an organizational system and tools…

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