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Global Paths

Global Paths | College News | Scoop.it
Global Summer Educational Program
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Summer Program in the UK for students interested in studying Business.

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College Admissions: The Hardest Colleges To Get Into In 2013

College Admissions: The Hardest Colleges To Get Into In 2013 | College News | Scoop.it
Statistics for the Class of 2017 are staring to roll out now that regular decision season has come to a close, and the numbers are daunting at the big name colleges.
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College Admissions: Ivy League Acceptance Rates Decline | TIME.com

College Admissions: Ivy League Acceptance Rates Decline | TIME.com | College News | Scoop.it
Gaining entry into an Ivy League school is getting tougher every year. The prestigious group of eight colleges and universities recently made their admissions decisions, and all but one decreased their already low acceptance rates.
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Students, mind the gap (year)

Students, mind the gap (year) | College News | Scoop.it
The gap year was once for sowing wild oats before university. Now, post-degree, it's about getting a job
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5 Steps to a Scholarship (Sports)

5 Steps to a Scholarship (Sports) | College News | Scoop.it
Over the past decade plus, I have seen a lot on the recruiting trails, studied some of the rules, and talked to enough people in the know that I have a good
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It is important to start early if an athlete wants to play a sport in university. Here are a few tips with related articles to get you started.

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Freakonomics » Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

Freakonomics » Freakonomics Goes to College, Part 1: A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast | College News | Scoop.it
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Interesting Podcast...have a listen :)

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6 Tips for a College Admissions Essay on an Influential Person

6 Tips for a College Admissions Essay on an Influential Person | College News | Scoop.it
Common Application Personal Essay Option 3 - Tips for an essay on an influential person...
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Hints to help you meet application deadlines (Video)

Hints to help you meet application deadlines (Video) | College News | Scoop.it
As many students discover too late, there can be quite a bit more to meeting a college application deadline than hitting "submit" five minutes before midnight.
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Record number of foreign students in U.S.

Record number of foreign students in U.S. | College News | Scoop.it
China and Saudi Arabia helped pushed the number of international students in the U.S. to 764,495 last year.
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How to Demonstrate Interest in a College

How to Demonstrate Interest in a College - 8 ways to demonstrate interest when applying to a college or university.
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5 tips for writing a winning college essay

5 tips for writing a winning college essay | College News | Scoop.it
High school students don't have to dread writing that college application essay when they follow this simple advice...
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The College Rankings Racket

The College Rankings Racket | College News | Scoop.it
The U.S. News & World Report’s annual list promotes status at the expense of affordable education.
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The odds of getting off a college wait-list

The odds of getting off a college wait-list | College News | Scoop.it
One teenager wait-listed at Brown University wonders if she could continue to pursue the school
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Yes, Suzy Lee Weiss, The College Admissions Game Is Rigged

Yes, Suzy Lee Weiss, The College Admissions Game Is Rigged | College News | Scoop.it
But what if it were random instead? Might it shed some much needed light on the rat race that is getting into college?
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Tip Sheet: What to Do After Your Admissions Decision Arrives

Tip Sheet: What to Do After Your Admissions Decision Arrives | College News | Scoop.it
Now that college acceptance and wait-list offers are out, a college counselor offers a list of what should — and shouldn’t — happen next.
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How Job Seekers Can Say ‘Look at Me’ to Online Recruiters

How Job Seekers Can Say ‘Look at Me’ to Online Recruiters | College News | Scoop.it
Some employers aren’t posting jobs these days, choosing instead to search online for the right candidate. So job seekers may need to ask themselves “How searchable am I?”
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"Some employers aren’t even bothering to post jobs, but are instead searching online for the right candidate, said Barbara Safani, owner of Career Solvers, a career management firm in New York. "

 

“Having a blog can be a good way to show that you are a thought leader” while improving your professional visibility, she said. And consider YouTube as a way to enhance your searchability, she advised. If an employer comes across a video of you giving a speech or a training presentation, she said, you may gain an advantage."

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How to Choose a College

How to Choose a College | College News | Scoop.it
When picking a school, you can focus on ranking, reputation, ivy. Or you can ask yourself where you’ll really be forced to grow.
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Go beyond the usual questions and dig deep when looking at colleges.  Too many times we refer to US News & World Report or our own assumptions when narrowing down possible locations for high education.

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When picking a college, it is important to ask questions such as what you are expecting to get out of the school. 

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When Colleges Look Up Applicants on Facebook: The Unspoken New Admissions Test

When Colleges Look Up Applicants on Facebook: The Unspoken New Admissions Test | College News | Scoop.it
High school seniors applying to college have always had to worry about GPAs, SATs and resumes and.
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3 Ways Students Can Incorporate Technology in College Visits

3 Ways Students Can Incorporate Technology in College Visits | College News | Scoop.it
Using mobile and Web applications can give students a new perspective on schools.
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Why college savers should fear the fiscal cliff

Why college savers should fear the fiscal cliff | College News | Scoop.it
Scheduled spending cuts and tax hikes for 2013 could raise costs for students — unless Congress acts first.
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An update on some very scary application mistakes

An update on some very scary application mistakes | College News | Scoop.it
Based on what students and counselors are saying, it’s going to be another record-breaking year for early applications.
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Investing In College -- Is It Worth It/$50K A Year? - Forbes

Investing In College -- Is It Worth It/$50K A Year? - Forbes | College News | Scoop.it
Ann Arbor is beautiful in October. The trees are in splendid color, accentuating the campuses of the University of Michigan.
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How ACT overtook SAT as the top college entrance exam

How ACT overtook SAT as the top college entrance exam | College News | Scoop.it
This year the ACT bested its rival in popularity by a slim margin.
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GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | College Admissions: Why GPA’s Lie

GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | College Admissions: Why GPA’s Lie | College News | Scoop.it
Every year, we hear the sad stories of students with seemingly high GPAs who were rejected from most of their colleges. While SAT/ACT scores and extra-curriculars may tell part of the story, one of the biggest reasons is GPA.
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