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Ahh! The Most Stressed-Out Colleges

Ahh! The Most Stressed-Out Colleges | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Students shouldn't simply send out their applications to the schools with the prettiest columns and best brand names.
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The 20 Keywords Just Right for Your Resume

The 20 Keywords Just Right for Your Resume | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Whether in the resume storage of a job board, in an employer's applicant tracking system (ATS), or in social networks like LinkedIn and Google Plus... most resumes end up in a database of some sort.
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Agents paid an average of £1,767 per non-EU recruit

Agents paid an average of £1,767 per non-EU recruit | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
THE investigation shows spike in spending on fees as UK ‘reliant’ on middlemen
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#AdviceForYoungAcademics: THE-initiated Twitter trend takes off - Times Higher Education

#AdviceForYoungAcademics: THE-initiated Twitter trend takes off - Times Higher Education | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Early career scholars offered hundreds of tips and sage advice tweeted by longer-established peers
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Find Scholarships Across the U.S. to Support Low-Income Students

Find Scholarships Across the U.S. to Support Low-Income Students | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Organizations from Washington to North Carolina offer specific scholarships aimed at families with financial need.
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Snapchat Makes Physics Textbook Way More Interesting

Snapchat Makes Physics Textbook Way More Interesting | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
A smartphone app best known for helping people impermanently send dirty pictures is now helping students keep their textbooks clean, while still allowing them to scrawl some obnoxiously hilarious graffiti.
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Take Your LinkedIn Profile from Boring to Recruiter Friendly

Take Your LinkedIn Profile from Boring to Recruiter Friendly | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
By this point, your LinkedIn profile is complete, or well on the way. You’ve filled out the profile requirements and made sure your LinkedIn presence is professional; perhaps even polished.
But can you say your profile is recruiter-friendly?
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11 Wesleyan Students Hospitalized With Symptoms Of Overdosing On Molly

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Wesleyan University says at least 11 students have been hospitalized with symptoms of overdoses on the drug known as "Molly."

Dean Michael Whaley, vice president of student affairs, said in a letter to the ca...
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When to Take the SAT – New York Times

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Middle school students may be taking college admissions tests, but experts suggest that later is better.
Source: www.nytimes.com
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College Scholarship Tip Friday: Tweet Smart!

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College Scholarship Tip Friday: Tweet Smart! Twitter is an amazing resource for parents and their college-bound students, but students need to TWEET SMART!

Via Monica L. Matthews
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Monica L. Matthews's curator insight, February 20, 9:40 AM

Do you Tweet Smart?

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Communication Studies Rise to Relevance

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It is clear that Communication Studies has more students and fewer faculty positions than many of its humanities peers, many of whom are experiencing significant decline....
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How LinkedIn Can Help You Pick the Right College For Your Kids

How LinkedIn Can Help You Pick the Right College For Your Kids | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
By mining the career and education data of its 330 million members, LinkedIn can help kids figure out what they want to be when they grow up and find the right school to attend.
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Get Crafty to Earn College Scholarship Cash

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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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Help For Your Soon-to-Be College Freshman

Help For Your Soon-to-Be College Freshman | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
 
You’ve done the best that you can. You’ve taught you’re son or daughter to ride a bike, catch a ball, deal with heartache and tried to instill a strong work ethic and an empathetic heart.
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10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Least Student Loan Debt

10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Least Student Loan Debt | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Among these 10 lowest-debt colleges, students who borrowed took on an average of $9,059 in debt, according to U.S. News data.
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Avoid the Financial Aid Gap

Avoid the Financial Aid Gap | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
 
Is your child’s financial aid offer enough to meet their financial needs? If not, they may be a victim of “gapping” or “admit/deny”, when a school accepts a student, but does not give a student enough aid to realistically attend.
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Local Scholarships: Illinois, Texas, New York

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Did you know that applying for local scholarships increases your chances of winning by limiting the pool of candidates? This month, we’ve included location-specific scholarships for Illinois, Texas, and New York.
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An Open Letter to College Students: Learn How to Embrace Failure

An Open Letter to College Students: Learn How to Embrace Failure | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
I spent last year writing my dissertation and looking for a job so that I might one day meet you. You remind me of how much fun I have when I teach, and for you, I am grateful.
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Why You Should Really Go To College, In 2 Charts

Why You Should Really Go To College, In 2 Charts | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
["The Huffington Post"]Why You Should Really Go To College, In 2 Chartswww.huffingtonpost.comSome people might tell you not to go to college. Don't listen to them.[hahatitle="College is still ...
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I’m a junior and it’s February. What should I be doing right now?

I’m a junior and it’s February. What should I be doing right now? | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Here are five things you can be doing to set yourself up for a beauty of a college application:.
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Here is more great advice for 11th graders...
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529 Plans and College Scholarships

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529 Plans and College Scholarships: I'd like to welcome Kathryn Flynn of Savingforcollege.com as a guest on my blog today.

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New ranking lists America's 'go to' law schools, and Yale doesn't make the top 10

New ranking lists America's 'go to' law schools, and Yale doesn't make the top 10 | MyAdvisorSays | Scoop.it
Columbia Law School once again ranked number one for sending new grads to top firms.
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U.S. News Twitter Chat: Feb 19th 2pm EST College Scholarship Tips

2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 19
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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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