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College Freshmen Home for Winter Break: Independence vs. House Rules?

College Freshmen Home for Winter Break: Independence vs. House Rules? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Are you a college freshman who will be heading home for winter break? My colleague Jan Hoffman would like to write about your first homecoming.
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Boy Gets Accepted Into Uni, Keeps It A Secret, Surprises Mum On Graduation Day

Boy Gets Accepted Into Uni, Keeps It A Secret, Surprises Mum On Graduation Day | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
When Liam Blair was accepted into Dundee University he decided not to inform his mother.

For four years he kept his secret with the intention of surprising her on his graduation day.

As can be seen in this video Liam’s mother is complet...
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Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours - Smart College Visit

Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours - Smart College Visit | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Track volunteer hours now so you won't have to find and calculate them for scholarship applications later. Many applications ask number of hours by year.

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Always keep track of volunteering details!

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Make the Most of Summer With Essay Contest Scholarships - US News

Make the Most of Summer With Essay Contest Scholarships - US News | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Summer is an ideal time for students to get a head start on completing essays for these scholarship awards.
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Got a degree? Where do you get a job?

Got a degree? Where do you get a job? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
You've graduated. Degree in hand. Mission accomplished. An estimated 1.6 million Americans are receiving bachelor's degrees this year. Now what?
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The Top 10 Worst College Majors, Definitively Ranked

The Top 10 Worst College Majors, Definitively Ranked | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Passion versus paycheck.

It's one of the oldest debates when it comes down to choosing a college major. Well, perhaps this chart can help you decide: An infographic by H&R Block shows how much clout your college major carries in the workforce....
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Recent College Grads Are Flocking To These Cities

Recent College Grads Are Flocking To These Cities | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
With their diplomas in hand, millions of college graduates around the globe are ready to jump into the work world that, for most, exists someplace other than where their alma mater is located.
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My First Year

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Checking in with college students, before and after their freshman year in New York City.
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Amazing personal growth project after 1 year at #college "My First Year" by   @aliciadesantis @NYTnickc

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What 12 Super Successful People Wish They Had Known At 22

What 12 Super Successful People Wish They Had Known At 22 | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Think back to when you were 22 years old. You were just graduating from college, entering the "real world," and embarking on your professional journey.
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For-Profit College Enrolls, 'Exploits' Student Who Reads at Third-grade Level

For-Profit College Enrolls, 'Exploits' Student Who Reads at Third-grade Level | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
A librarian at a southern California campus of Everest College abruptly resigned last week, deeply upset that the for-profit school had admitted into its criminal justice program a 37-year-old man who appears to read at a third-grade level....
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Norm MacDonald Has The Only Advice You Ever Need In A Commencement Speech

Norm MacDonald Has The Only Advice You Ever Need In A Commencement Speech | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Commencement speeches often provide advice cloaked in grandeur. It's usually something very broad that you can't really argue with much.
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Harvard Drops SAT Subject Tests for Undergrad Admissions

Harvard Drops SAT Subject Tests for Undergrad Admissions | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Harvard University is dropping a
requirement that applicants to its undergraduate college take
SAT subject tests.
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The real reasons the high cost of college is threatening society: Filmmaker

The real reasons the high cost of college is threatening society: Filmmaker | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
We speak to the filmmaker behind the new documentary "Ivory Tower," about why his film asserts that the high cost of college is threatening society, and what prioritizing luxurious dorm rooms and the biggest stadiums has to do with it.
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The 39 Most College Things To Ever Happen

The 39 Most College Things To Ever Happen | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
College isn't all about togas anymore.

The contemporary college experience is a place of MacGyver-esque innovation, where time and effort that could be used studying is often instead put toward inventing even more elaborate ways to party, pizza, P...
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Starbucks will pay tuition for many employees to finish college

Starbucks will pay tuition for many employees to finish college | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Starbucks is offering its workers yet another uncommon perk in the service industry: a paid ride for the last two years of college, no strings attached, for an online degree at Arizona State.
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10 Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself

Unless, of course, you're a little too full of yourself.
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Greek life has a link to real-life happiness.

Greek life has a link to real-life happiness. | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
A new survey finds college graduates who were members of a fraternity or sorority are generally happier than their peers who didn't pledge.
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Tips for Succeeding in Summer Pre-College Programs +The Huffington…

Tips for Succeeding in Summer Pre-College Programs +The Huffington… | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Tips for Succeeding in Summer Pre-College Programs +The Huffington Post @huffpost#students #summer - Go above and beyond in your studying - Ask for… - Jeannie Borin – Google+ (Tips for Succeeding in Summer Pre-College Programs The Huffington...
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All Your Stupid Rants Against Millennials Just Make You Sound Old

All Your Stupid Rants Against Millennials Just Make You Sound Old | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Each generation gets to start life one rung higher than the previous generation. That's a good thing, you old fart....
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College In 2005 Was Very Different Than College Today

College In 2005 Was Very Different Than College Today | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
May 9, 2014 marks the 9th birthday of The Huffington Post. In honor of the mini-milestone, we took a look back at how going to college has changed since 2005.

This was your laptop. MacBook Pros wouldn't be released for another year.


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15-year-old graduates from community college with 4 associate degrees

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Alexander "AJ" Gilman of Paradise Valley, Ariz., started classes at Paradise Valley Community College when he was 13 years old.
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Incredible Teen Earns Full Ride For College While Living In Homeless Shelter

Incredible Teen Earns Full Ride For College While Living In Homeless Shelter | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Graduating from high school with a 4.0 GPA and earning a full ride to a top college would be an unbelievable accomplishment for any student. But for Rashema Melson, the journey to academic success had extra meaning.
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7 Things to Do the Summer Before You Start College

7 Things to Do the Summer Before You Start College | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
It's tempting to spend most of your time hanging out with friends and family. But if you use the next three months wisely, they can make a big difference in getting your undergraduate career off to a strong start....
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Life in College Matters for Life After College

Life in College Matters for Life After College | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
A new Gallup-Purdue study of college graduates finds the type of school these graduates attended matters less to their work lives and current well-being than their experiences while in school.
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5 of the Most Inexpensive Colleges in the U.S.

5 of the Most Inexpensive Colleges in the U.S. | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
How significant is the name of the school on your degree? Here's a list of some of the cheapest options out there.
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Thinking of Hiring a College Consultant? Here's What to Expect

Thinking of Hiring a College Consultant? Here's What to Expect | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
As college admissions becomes increasingly more competitive as the number of applicants rise, many parents and students are turning to college consultants for a lifeline in navigating the stressful process of researching and applying to colleges.
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