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Colleges increasingly are banning smoking or tobacco products altogether from campus.

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College Confidential [Admissions]

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CollegeConfidential provides College Admissions, School Search, and Financial Aid Resources to students and parents, from Ivy League to State Colleges.

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5 Tips For Dealing With Last-Minute College App Stress

5 Tips For Dealing With Last-Minute College App Stress | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
By Lily Herman In high school, the first semester of senior year is a college pamphlet-filled, application-loaded blur.
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Lauren Stiger's curator insight, January 6, 11:06 AM

These 5 tips are great when applying to colleges. It tells you what you need to include in your applictions and what you need to prioritize when aplpying. Following these steps is a great way to aviod stress, and anyone who has applied to college knows how stressful it can be. 

Dominique I's curator insight, December 2, 3:37 PM

Its good to stay ahead and on top of the college deadlines and when they are make sure that you remember when they are due it's not good to wait until the last minute to do college applications because  trust me it can be really be stressfull to do espicially when you have to check make sure you did everything right and so for, so its good to be on top of it even write it on your calendar when the deadline is due which can help you on keeping track of how many days you have towards completing the application on time and correctly.  

Sabrina M's curator insight, December 4, 4:26 PM

I thought the article was very helpful because would help me organize and narrow down the colleges I wanted to go to. It also help relived some stress because the completing the college application is very stressful for me at least. It also helped me finish essential parts of the college application that is required.  It helped calm down the craziness of completing the college application.

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International Students in the US Share Their Experiences

International Students in the US Share Their Experiences 

A student at American University, Geoffrey shares why he chose the U.S. for his studies, the college search, admissions & financial aid process, the visa int...

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Georgia Tech - Freshman Convocation - Epic Welcome Speech

Welcome to Georgia Tech! You can do that. I am doing that! Sophomore Welcome Mr. Nicholas S. Selby, Mechanical Engineering
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71 Songs That Bring You Back to College

71 Songs That Bring You Back to College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
With college move-in just around the corner, we asked 'Mashable' staff and readers which songs reminded them of the days of dining halls.
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5 Tools to Design a Drool-Worthy Dorm Room

5 Tools to Design a Drool-Worthy Dorm Room | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it

Moving in to a dorm room, huh? It's going to be great. Use these digital tools to make it even more fantastic.

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Dropping Out of College, and Paying the Price

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Dropping Out of College, and Paying the Price

College graduates have higher employment rates and make more money, but many students drop out because the cost of college seems to be more than their job prospects are worth.

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College Admissions and the Asian-American Parent

The Ivies, MIT, Stanford, Caltech, Berkeley. Maybe Duke, if all else fails... maybe. That's the "List" -- the typical college list for parents of high-achieving Asian-American students.
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Can Financial Aid Support Your Career?

Highest performance in the classroom, serving a leadership role in a school, participating in extracurricular activities, and fulfilling a responsibility at church are the right things which can make your future.

Universities will recognize your accomplishment in the case of scholarship and grants.

Select the institution carefully that are the appropriate fit for your graduation, scholarship facilities, and job placement.

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I think this website only has Scholarip information for USA students .. but needs checking ... and some of the information offered is generic for all.

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Scholarships area on the Shambles website is at http://shambles.net/pages/students/scholar/
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'Glamour' names the top 10 college women of 2013

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'Glamour' names the top 10 college women of 2013
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Julie Johnston, University of Southern California (Santa Clara, Calif.): The All-American captained the U-20 U.S.
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15 reasons I regret not applying for more scholarships | USA TODAY College

15 reasons I regret not applying for more scholarships | USA TODAY College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
15 reasons I regret not applying for more scholarships | USA TODAY College http://t.co/mi594ncAZ3
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Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions?

Could LinkedIn give students an 'in' with college admissions? | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
With a lowered age requirement, LinkedIn hopes to welcome more teens. Its university pages aim to provide prospective students with info on how they're connected to a school and suggestions on how to achieve career goals.
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U.S. Representatives' Advice for Students [videos]

U.S. Representatives' Advice for Students [videos]

Mr. Bennett, who works at Northern Virginia Community College, talks about why international students should choose the United States as the destination for ...

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Scholly Helps Students Find Their Ideal Scholarships On Their Smartphones

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Scholly Helps Students Find Their Ideal Scholarships On Their Smartphones

More and more of America's young people are coming to grips with a nasty truth: college can be incredibly, stupidly expensive.

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Scholarships area on the Shambles website http://shambles.net/pages/students/scholar/

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College Confidential [Forums]

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College Confidential : Forums

The leading college-bound community on the web

 

College Discussion at College Confidential - Help with the admissions process...

Join for FREE now, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community polls, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages.

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20 Best & Worst Things About Dorm Life

20 Best & Worst Things About Dorm Life | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Hopefully you've packed your shower shoes and door stoppers -- you've just entered dorm life.
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10 Apps for Freshman Year of College

10 Apps for Freshman Year of College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it

Headed off to college this year? Don't worry, freshmen, here are the apps you'll need to make the adjustment.

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How to cut back on college costs

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How to cut back on college costs
USA TODAY
College students' education expenses, including supplies and school-related electronics, rose 41% from 2011 to 2013, according to Mint.com, which compared the first five months of each year.
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Graduation Rates and Data for 3,800 Colleges

Graduation Rates and Data for 3,800 Colleges | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
A Web site on who graduates from college, who doesn't, and why it matters, from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
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Study Skills | The Open University

College Student Online Guide for Better Study SkillsIn college, new students quickly find that they need to be organized and use their time efficiently. As opposed to high school, college instructors will not be there to constantly remind students to go to class and complete assignments on time. At this stage, students are expected to act like adults and are treated as such. Therefore, it is important for college students to learn good study skills to be effective and successful.

To help students become more effective in college, here are some helpful hints on how to become a better student. Please feel free to visit this page often if you are a college student or suggest it to a student that you think can be helped by the information:

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Dorm Room Decorating Tips

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Learn how to plan, organize, and shop for essential dormitory items.

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USA Sim Cards for Students

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The USA SIM card, combined with an international mobile phone, is the most simple and economical solution for making and receiving phone calls while in the USA.

This SIM card is prepaid, there are no monthly fees and no need for a contract. Having an international mobile phone while traveling overseas is indispensable in terms of security and convenience, and with a prepaid SIM card, it is also affordable!

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Dear me: An open letter to myself as a college senior

Dear me: An open letter to myself as a college senior | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Dear Petrified College Senior,. Before I go any further, repeat after me: It's all going to be OK. You may not think so right now as you're grasping onto the final fleeting moments of undergrad and squeezing tight with both hands ...
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