Monthly Archives: September 2010

Student Loan Debt Exceeds Credit Card Debt

Now that college education costs more than the average house in most states, it is essential for parents and students to be smart about how they intend to pay for college. According to Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of FinAid.org and Fastweb.com, … Continue reading

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Most Beautiful College Campuses

If you’re a senior in high school, you’re familiar with the feelings of being overwhelmed, stress, indecision, and a sense of urgency . . . all because of your school list.  Where should I apply?  What do I want to major … Continue reading

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Dorm Life: Easy Storage Ideas

It’s officially fall and school is back in session.  You have arrived at your dream school and discovered you failed to realize you would be living in a tiny dorm room when you packed up your entire life’s possessions to … Continue reading

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Fun Facts About Colleges Across the Nation

The ACT was taken by 1.5 million students in 2009, 297 students got a perfect score. The “Naked Mile” first took place at the University of Michigan campus. The average SAT score for 2009 graduates was 1,496. The university mascot … Continue reading

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10 Costly Admission Mistakes

Forbes’ Steve Cohen posted a great article on costly admission mistakes.  It was so imformative, we posed a condensed version here.  (Click on the link at the end of the post for the entire article.) It’s panic time for more … Continue reading

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What is the difference between the SAT and the ACT??

When deciding whether to take the SAT or the ACT test you should look at 2 things: which test the schools you are applying to require and which test you will perform better on.  To help you figure out the … Continue reading

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Internships Land Job Offers!

You shouldn’t worry about finding an internship; it is finding the right internship that can be troublesome.  Take time to explore different options.  Here are some helpful tips in getting the most out of your internship: Resources:  Many career sites are … Continue reading

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