Monthly Archives: June 2011

Top Essay Mistakes & Pitfalls Part 2

One post is not enough warning on what to avoid when writing college admission essays. Take a look at part 2 of the top 10 Essay Mistakes and Pitfalls: Mistake #5: Picking an inappropriate topic. In an attempt to be … Continue reading

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Top Ranked Liberal Arts Colleges

Every time we hear about the best schools in the nation we immediately gravitate to big universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Stanford. However, big universities are not for everyone. Some students are better suited for a small liberal arts … Continue reading

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Top 10 Essay Mistakes & Pitfalls Part 1

Application season is just around the corner. Along with that, comes what seems to be an endless amount of essay writing. The admissions essay can make or break the application. Before you get started on your essays take a look … Continue reading

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School Spotlight: Chapman University

Check out one of the most hidden schools that Southern California has to offer. They are big on attention, yet small on class size. Chapman is located in the city of Orange that gives students the small-town feel that many … Continue reading

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Thank you Notes Aid in Higher Education Scholarships

Do you think something as small as a thank you note can guarantee you 15,000 dollars? Receiving scholarships from benefactors is a privilege and students who show appreciation for their donations can help in receiving aid money for the years … Continue reading

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The Personal Statement

Imagine five hundred thousand eager college applicants writing five hundred thousand college admission essays. You may wonder how to distinguish yourself from the students with similar grades, comparable test scores, and a familiar list of extracurricular activities. The answer is … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Major

An analysis of the projected lifetime earnings of numerous college majors provides a clearer picture of what one bachelor’s degree means compared to another in the labor market. The demand and decline of certain job fields are unknown and choosing … Continue reading

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