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Getting Personal: Writing College Essays for the Common Application

Getting Personal: Writing College Essays for the Common Application | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
In this lesson, students will explore the open-ended prompts for the 2013-14 Common Application essays through writing and discussion.
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The Best College Commencement Speeches

The Best College Commencement Speeches | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
What makes up a great college commencement speech? We've gathered together a few great ones here.
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5 Tips for Making your Final College Choice

5 Tips for Making your Final College Choice

By now you have probably received a number of college acceptance offers.  Congratulations!  Your hard work has paid off and now you have to choose by May 1.  Here are some tips you should consider before making the final choice.

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5 of the most employable college majors

5 of the most employable college majors | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
With any luck and a few all-nighters, you've met your goals and are ready to join the working world, but, based on your major, how likely are you to land a job once you graduate college? Check out our list of the 10 most ...
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#3 & #6  can both be done by accounting majors

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6 things NOT to consider when choosing a USA college

6 things NOT to consider when choosing a USA college | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
So you're about to make what is probably one of the biggest decisions you've faced thus far: where to go to college. I remember thinking to myself, “I barely chose my course schedule this year, and now I'm supposed to ...
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How Many Int. Students in the USA?

How Many Int. Students in the USA? | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it

The Open Doors data portal ..

Statistics about how many International Students Study in Colleges in the USA .. and where, area of study and levels.

Also Primary Sources of Funding.


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College Scorecard gathers financial data in one website - USA TODAY

College Scorecard gathers financial data in one website - USA TODAY | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report
College Scorecard gathers financial data in one website
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The resource, launched Tuesday by the U.S.
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Transitioning to College

Transitioning to College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
About the Transitioning to College Guide

f you have found your way to this site, you are probably either planning to attend college or you are already there. You are discovering (or will soon discover) that there are BIG differences between college and high school.

Explore this guide to learn more about what is involved in transitioning to college.

This guide provides information about the changes you will face during the transition from high school to college.  You will find general information about college and how college differs from high school, but the focus of this guide is on college libraries as an academic support service, college level research expectations, and the research process. 

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Connect with Social Media [@Hobsons]

Connect with Social Media [@Hobsons] | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Hobsons is an education software and services company that helps students and institutions maximise success throughout the learning lifecycle.

 

| Naviance |  College Confidential |

| CollegeView | Virtual Student Fairs |

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Choosing a college based on healthy eating

Choosing a college based on healthy eating | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Just because you're in college doesn't mean you have to eat pizza all the time. Plan ahead.

 

While food options probably shouldn’t be the main factor in your college decision, the topic shouldn’t be ignored ... 

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Preparing to move into a dorm room | USA TODAY College

Preparing to move into a dorm room | USA TODAY College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
You're hot and sweaty, holding various cotton bags (all on the brink of bursting) stuffed with your belongings. You're excited to start your college career and subsequent new, adult life — and then you walk into your dorm room.
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5 dorm room essentials for emergencies |

5 dorm room essentials for emergencies | | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
It's easy to feel safe and protected on campus, but that sense of security will vanish if disaster strikes and you're not prepared. Over the last month, college students and their families (including my own) affected by Hurricane ...
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For U.S. and Chinese students, admissions process differs ...

For U.S. and Chinese students, admissions process differs ... | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Wang applied to colleges in China, Hoppock looked in the United States. Just the contrast in the location of their colleges made a significant difference in the application process. Most U.S. admissions offices use a holistic ...
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Why some of the best universities are giving away their courses

Why some of the best universities are giving away their courses | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Each has answers. But basically it comes down to these: To serve the greater good. To win a public-relations race. And, most especially, to enhance reputations.

Via Toni Plourde
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Parents of College Bound Students | LinkedIn Group

Parents of College Bound Students | LinkedIn Group | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
This is a place where parents of college bound students can network, communicate their concerns, ask general questions about the college admissions process, trends in college...
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Student Wire - The online student magazine

Student Wire - The online student magazine | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Student Wire is a thriving community of students providing advice, help, news and bright ideas, all aimed at helping make life easier for those at University.
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Although this is focussed on students in the UK there are many overlaps with the experiences of those in USA and other Colleges around the world. 

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Test-prep services prepare for upcoming SAT redesign

Test-prep services prepare for upcoming SAT redesign | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
USA TODAY Collegiate Correspondent. By Comstock. David Coleman, who became the ninth president of the College Board last year, recently announced plans for the redesign of the SAT in a message to the College Board ...
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EducationUSA | Study Abroad, Student Visa, University Fairs, College Applications and Study in the U.S. / America

EducationUSA | Study Abroad, Student Visa, University Fairs, College Applications and Study in the U.S. / America | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
EducationUSA is a great resources for students in the following areas: study abroad, student visa, university fairs, college applications, study in the U.S. / America and financial aid information for international students.
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College credit recommended for free online courses - USA TODAY

College credit recommended for free online courses - USA TODAY | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
College credit recommended for free online courses
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The American Council on Education, which represents U.S.
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List of US Colleges based on GRE score | GRE practice test ...

List of US Colleges based on GRE score | GRE practice test ... | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
Here is a detailed list on the requirements of universities in general and the list of universities that can be considered based on the GRE score.
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How students can make the most of college marketing

How students can make the most of college marketing | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
High school: a time of seemingly endless youth; a time to develop your abilities; a time to truly discover who you are as a person. It's also a time when your inbox practically malfunctions from the abundance of ...
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10 tips to ace freshman year

10 tips to ace freshman year | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
So you've seen The Social Network — that's what college life is all about, right? Studying hard, inventing online social media platforms, evading the Winklevii. But wait, you've also seen Good Will Hunting, where those ...
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5 New Year's resolutions for college students

5 New Year's resolutions for college students | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
As fall semester and the calendar year come to a close, editors and columnists at campus newspapers nationwide have been earnestly reflecting on lessons learned, experiences undertaken, and dreams that lay ahead.
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These gift cards help pay for college | USA TODAY College

These gift cards help pay for college | USA TODAY College | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it
“Just send money” may be an oft-attributed young adult phrase, especially around the holidays, but several companies are now helping gift-givers do just that. And instead of sending someone a check that may never be put ...
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The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics (part 3)

The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics (part 3) | Applying to study at a USA College | Scoop.it

The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics (part 3)This third and last part of my series of 30 best iPad apps for students and academics focuses on apps for Organizing and Enjoying life in academia.

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