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The Wealthy Kids Are All Right - The American Prospect

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When College Becomes a Risky Investment - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

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Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) When College Becomes a Risky Investment Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Economists mislead families by framing college attendance as an issue of capital investment rather than one of...
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Want a better return on your college investment? Choose your major wisely - Deseret News

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Tracking vs. On Track for College

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We use terms like tracking and on track interchangeably, referring to monitoring student’s progress toward high school graduation and college enrollment, or to students completing the necessary requirements for college, including meeting ACT...

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Survey: Childhood Dreams Matter More When Teens Choose a College Major - Wall Street Journal (press release)

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5 Tips on Choosing a College Major - ILLUME Magazine

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With the word college comes another word major; the aspiring college freshman knows maybe a few and the third year undeclared has gone through the list three times and counting.
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At the starting gate: How to smartly choose a college - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

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How to Choose a College

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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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ACS Counselors's curator insight, January 10, 2013 2:18 AM

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.

Bill Bill's curator insight, January 12, 2014 2:25 AM

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