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Writing a College Essay That Admissions Will Love

July 16, 2017, 05:30 AM
Yes, it is college essay time again, when students and parents agonize over how to impress college admissions officers in 500-words or less (okay, now maybe 650 words or less). Yet too few students really know what topics colleges find compelling in an admission essay.   So here are a few tips to get you...
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Crucial Conversations: Learning How to Have Them when You're Still in School

November 10, 2016, 09:58 AM
Life is about learning, and, undoubtedly, you have quite a few lessons to learn in the coming years that will go well beyond what your textbooks can teach you. While you're going to have plenty of good times in college, you're also probably going to face your fair share of difficulties. Although stress and...
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4 Ways to Fight the Urge to Splurge when You're on a College Budget

October 31, 2016, 04:38 PM
  Expendable cash isn't easy to come by when you're a college student, and sometimes the urge to splurge can get the better of you when you feel like you've been depriving yourself. Before you reach for that magic piece of plastic, take a look at these saving-savvy ways to keep some bills in...
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What to Do When Privacy Evades You

August 29, 2016, 04:23 PM
College is the kind of place where secrets and personal space take on an interesting new meaning. In fact, you may well discover that privacy completely goes out of commission for the next four or so years. Whether you're in the dorms, living in campus housing, or hanging out in your parents' basement, there's...
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