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Replying to your offers

Replying to your offers | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Understand the process for replying and accepting university offers & ensure you meet the UCAS deadline for accepting offers here.
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Celebrating School Counselors

Celebrating School Counselors | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
With National School Counseling Week the first week of February, find out ways administrators, teachers, parents, and students can honor and celebrate school counselors.
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Nice to be appreciated! Had a round of applause after a talk yesterday too - feeling good about school counselling! 

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University applications at record high

University applications at record high | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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Does this mean the barriers to H Ed are falling?

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Becoming a College Parent - Smart College Visit

Becoming a College Parent - Smart College Visit | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
help without hurting
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Timely advice for parents...

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High School Classes Versus College Classes: What's the Deal?

High School Classes Versus College Classes: What's the Deal? | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
It’s really easy to get caught up with all the fun stuff a college has to offer, be it a gorgeous campus, extracurricular activities or school spirit, that sometimes we forget the real reason we go...
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5 College Planning Pain Points - Smart College Visit

5 College Planning Pain Points - Smart College Visit | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
What's your pain point in planning for college? Here are 5 top college planning pain points shared via #CampusChat along with tips to ease the pain.
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Colleges Vary on Credit for AP, IB, Dual Classes

Colleges Vary on Credit for AP, IB, Dual Classes | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
When it comes to setting the bar on who gets credit for college-level work done in high school, postsecondary institutions are all over the map.
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They are indeed. If in doubt, let me give them call and talk to someone - we've had offers changed on the basis of explaining the IB to college personally....

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Rox and Roll: Parents: let Harvard go

Rox and Roll: Parents: let Harvard go | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
As a former admissions officer for two "elite" schools -- one Ivy and one West Coast Ivy-equivalent -- I am in a unique position to offer some insights for parents that may be of help in raising healthful teens. Exasperated...
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Perfection isn't a worthy aim, and it doesn't guarantee anything

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How To Clean Up Your Social Media For College Apps

How To Clean Up Your Social Media For College Apps | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
By Megan Shuffleton

As members of the infamous Millennial Generation, a lot of us are users of social media websites. And it’s not just Facebook anymore -– Twitter, Tumblr, Vine, Instagram and Foursquare are all big names in the social...
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14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 - #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know

14 Crucial College Prep Topics for 2014 - #11 Ten Things Every College Applicant Must Know | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
During a  visit to a major university, I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the application processing center and speak with the employees who handle the thousands and thousands of pieces of ...
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10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations - U.S. News & World Report

10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations - U.S. News & World Report | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
10 Universities With the Largest Undergraduate Student Populations
U.S. News & World Report
The U.S.
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Are you looking for a BIG college?

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How Remote Working Helps You Survive College

How Remote Working Helps You Survive College | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

If you are a student in college, most of your problems probably come from how you will finance your studies.

 

Commonly, college students take part time jobs to earn money. But juggling their work, and their classes can be taxing.

 

Sometimes they neglect their studies over work, resulting to poor grades or dropping out of school.

 

 

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Applying to Schools | Federal Student Aid

Applying to Schools | Federal Student Aid | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Apply to colleges and career schools by narrowing your choices, researching admission requirements, developing a “to do” list or timeline, and applying early if necessary.
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The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer.
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U.S. Universities With the Most International Students - US News

U.S. Universities With the Most International Students - US News | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
At each of these 10 schools, more than 14 percent of the student body is international.
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Looking for a university with a good level of international students?

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How The University Of Michigan Is Bringing Mental Health Care To Its Student Athletes

How The University Of Michigan Is Bringing Mental Health Care To Its Student Athletes | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Will Heininger, a sport management major at the University of Michigan, was living what was supposed to be a dream. He was playing football for UM, a school that shapes the entire character of Ann Arbor, the city where Heininger grew up. But at 19, h...
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How to Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded

How to Avoid Having Your College Acceptance Rescinded | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
High school seniors—are you playing hide-and-seek with your motivation?
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How Social Media Can Affect College Admissions

How Social Media Can Affect College Admissions | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Social media is a teens go-to communication tool. From Facebook, to Twitter, to Instagram, to Snapchat, students are sharing their lives online. Kids
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12% of college admission applicants were rejected because of what the college saw on social media

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Counselling - What NOT to do during your admissions process….

Pastoral and Careers Counselling @NISChina
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That all-important "money talk"

That all-important "money talk" | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
  It's never too early to talk to your teens about college costs and what is expected of them once they take that much anticipated journey. If they understand the family's financial situation and know what they will be expected to contribute towards college costs, they can start ...
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What You Should NEVER Say In Your Personal Statement

What You Should NEVER Say In Your Personal Statement | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Talk about the most dreaded essay of college application season. Personal statements are your opportunity to introduce yourself to the admissions staff at your future school. They’re a written embo...
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Should you guess on the SAT?

Should you guess on the SAT? | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
There's a ton of conflicting advice about this on the web, and many teachers/guidance counselors/test prep tutors get this wrong. I'm not the only one who will give you sound advice here. Experts w...
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Remedial classes for undergraduates

Remedial classes for undergraduates | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it

Universities are being forced to lay on remedial classes for new undergraduates because many are struggling to write essays, use grammar and punctuation and build arguments.


Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Your college cheat sheet - CNN

Your college cheat sheet - CNN | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
Your college cheat sheet
CNN
For many of us, college is a defining experience. It's where we expand our thinking, make lifelong friends and learn how to live on our own. It's also where we get a leg up in launching our careers.
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For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply

For Teenage Brains, the Importance of Continuing to Learn Deeply | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
It used to be that neuroscientists thought smart people were all alike. But now they think that some very smart people retain the ability to learn rapidly, like a child, well into adolescence. That means they have a longer period of time to learn from their environment — and maybe learn Chinese.
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Open Days China October 2014 - The University of Sydney

Open Days China October 2014 - The University of Sydney | Universities and Colleges | Scoop.it
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Check out the dates and remember - you can ask about ANY Australian University...

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