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The Most Underrated Colleges

The Most Underrated Colleges | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Think your college is better than is US News And World Report Ranking? Well, you may be right.
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Stanford students to see what admissions officers wrote on their applications

Stanford students to see what admissions officers wrote on their applications | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Around 1,000 students are set to pull back the curtain on the inner workings of Stanford University’s notoriously strict admissions office after requesting their records be released under the federal Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
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Where to Find the Highest and Lowest In-State Tuition in Each State

Where to Find the Highest and Lowest In-State Tuition in Each State | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The public schools with the priciest in-state tuition tend to be flagships, while the cheapest schools are mostly regional.
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The 20 Colleges With The Friendliest Students

The 20 Colleges With The Friendliest Students | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Legend has it college is where you forge lifelong friendships, but that doesn't mean everyone at each school is naturally open, caring and uncompetitive. Even so, there are some schools where real friendliness thrives -- even during finals.

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How to Think like an Admissions Officer - CollegeGreenlight

What do admissions officers want in your application essay? When they open up the electronic folder with your application, what are they reading for? A Story to College survey from a range of private colleges in New York State–including Cornell, Hamilton, and the University of Rochester–they said they were looking for three things: Unique perspective Strong …
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10 Steps to a Better College Application Essay for the Procrastinator

The reality is this: For many high school students, writing a college application essay is intimidating. The stakes are high. At the very least, it will influence where they will spend the next four years of their lives....
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10 Online Learning Trends to Watch in 2015 #Infographic

10 Online Learning Trends to Watch in 2015 #Infographic | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
The future's biggest online movements in education are taking shape today.
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7 Things Employers Really Want to See on Your Resume - Undergrad Success

7 Things Employers Really Want to See on Your Resume - Undergrad Success | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Yet another resume submitted by another early careerist – and another rejection followed by another disappointment. And despite what you might think – that this was all cause because of typos or resume formatting issues, a lack of internships or a poor GPA – that rejection was caused by something far more important… That resume …
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Wednesday’s Parent: A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet

Wednesday’s Parent: A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
  Those famous words from Shakespeare in his play Romeo and Juliet (a rose by any other name would smell as sweet) aren’t just about romance. They can be applied to college—yes college. Go to any parents meeting (especially with senior parents) and the name dropping is everywhere. ...
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Here's The Formula For A Long And Happy Life From A 100-Year-Old Math Teacher

Here's The Formula For A Long And Happy Life From A 100-Year-Old Math Teacher | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Brooklyn math teacher Madeline Scotto recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She's gained a lot of wisdom over the course of her life while raising a family and spending about 40 years teaching at St.
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‘Ahahaha I’m Crying’: College Acceptance Freak Outs on Twitter

‘Ahahaha I’m Crying’: College Acceptance Freak Outs on Twitter | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
When colleges announce early admissions decisions, social media lets teens broadcast their full spectrum of feelings to the world
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4 Ways to Make a Strong Impression on a College or University

4 Ways to Make a Strong Impression on a College or University | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Typical college admissions requirements include minimum GPA and curriculum requirements, standardized test scores like the SAT or ACT, letters of recommendation, a portfolio of your work, and an admission essay.
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10 More Twitter Handles for Scholarship Seekers - US News

10 More Twitter Handles for Scholarship Seekers - US News | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Learn about some other useful accounts to follow if you're trying to find college cash.
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7 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Getting Their Student to College - CollegeGreenlight

7 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Getting Their Student to College  - CollegeGreenlight | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Oh college. Not only do students tend to freak out about going… Will I get in? Can I pay for this? What if I can’t decide on a major?  Parents do too!  Will they get in? What if I can’t pay for this? What should they major in? But have no fear, because we are here …
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Get Crafty to Earn College Scholarship Cash

Get Crafty to Earn College Scholarship Cash | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Here's how to turn your crafting, knitting or sewing hobby into money for college.
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A Look Into The 'Double Lives' Of America's Homeless College Students

Sean McLean's first day of college at the University of Massachusetts Boston came on the heels of sobering news: The night before, he and his family were evicted from their home in Woburn, 9 miles north of Boston.

"I went to school knowing t...
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Student's Recreation Of Sia's 'Chandelier' Video Is Hilariously, Awkwardly Perfect

Student's Recreation Of Sia's 'Chandelier' Video Is Hilariously, Awkwardly Perfect | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
A bewigged, pink-tutued student at the University of Notre Dame recently pranced around campus performing a "live" rendition of Sia’s “Chandelier” music video.

The results were perfectly awkward and 100 percent hilariou...
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Here’s Exactly Why You Aren’t Getting Hired [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

Here’s Exactly Why You Aren’t Getting Hired [Infographic] | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
You worked so hard on your resume. Your online presence is impeccable. But the phone isn't exactly ringing off the hook; you just can't seem to land a...
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Blow Recruiters Away By Asking These 7 Job Interview Questions | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

Blow Recruiters Away By Asking These 7 Job Interview Questions | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
What is the one mistake way too many job hunters make as they head into a job interview?

They assume the interview process is a one-sided...
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25 iPad Apps Changing College Prep - BestCollegesOnline.com

25 iPad Apps Changing College Prep - BestCollegesOnline.com | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Use your iPad to help with financial aid, choosing a school and improving SAT scores.
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Is the Bar Exam Broken? Or Are Law Students Dumber?

Is the Bar Exam Broken? Or Are Law Students Dumber? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
When so many people flunk the bar exam, who should take the blame?
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11 Soft Skills Your Next Boss Needs to See in You

11 Soft Skills Your Next Boss Needs to See in You | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
We all know the cliches seen on nearly every resume; things like”detail oriented” and “proficient in MS Offce.” But what does a hiring manager or recruiter really want to see? What are the difference makers?
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The Full List: The Best Places To Work In 2015

The Full List: The Best Places To Work In 2015 | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Jobs and career community Glassdoor has announced the winners of its seventh annual Employees' Choice Awards, which honors the 50 best places to work in 2015 across the US.  The ranking is based solely on the input of employees who anonymously and...
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12 Pervasive Myths About Millennials (and How to Beat Them)

12 Pervasive Myths About Millennials (and How to Beat Them) | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
As Millennials become the majority generation in the workforce, perhaps it is time to dig a little deeper, learn more about members of Gen Y as individuals, and bury – once and for all – the over-hyped stereotypes.
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Look to Professional Associations to Find Scholarships in Your Major

Look to Professional Associations to Find Scholarships in Your Major | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Students can apply for scholarships by finding and joining professional organizations related to their field of study. 
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10 Twitter Handles to Help With Your Scholarship Search - US News

10 Twitter Handles to Help With Your Scholarship Search - US News | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
From $1,000 contests to Fulbright deadlines, here's why you need to follow these accounts.
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