College

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Caltech

US News ranked Caltech #10 this year, a place it’s held pretty consistently over the last few years.   In the last decade, after moving up…

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Are You Being Honest and Vulnerable in Your College App?

If you’ve done any research about how to get into the college of your dreams, you’ve probably found the following two tidbits of advice: first, be…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to MIT

As one of the best schools in the country, (indeed, the world,) the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could go department-for-department with any top-tier school. Despite its…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Yale University

Rounding out the top 3 of US News’ university rankings for 2018 is Dear Old Yale University. Yale has been the perennial bronze medalist to Harvard…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Harvard University

Harvard almost needs no introduction. The oldest school in the U.S. (1636, folks), this is definitely the big leagues. If you’re planning on applying to Harvard,…

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Columbia University

New York’s Columbia University ties with Stanford and MIT for 5th place in this year’s US News and World Report Best College Rankings. Columbia’s ranking is…

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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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