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How to Write 2013 Common App Essay Prompt #4: Place or Environment

How to Write 2013 Common App Essay Prompt #4: Place or Environment | College | Scoop.it
The Common Application essay topics are all new this year. How do you choose which essay to write? In this 5 part series I'm helping you figure out which question on the 2013 Common Application ess...
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Less Is Not More: 15 Tips for Using #CA4 Writing Supplements to Strengthen Your College Applications | All College Essays -College Application Essays App for All APPLE and ANDROID devices

Less Is Not More: 15 Tips for Using #CA4 Writing Supplements to Strengthen Your College Applications | All College Essays -College Application Essays App for All APPLE and ANDROID devices | College | Scoop.it
15 Tips for Using #CA4 Writing Supplements to Strengthen Your College Applications http://t.co/L3sQHVKc0H via @getmetocollege #scchat
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Colleges that are Schooling the Rest in Social Media - ArchiveSocial Blog

Colleges that are Schooling the Rest in Social Media - ArchiveSocial Blog | College | Scoop.it
The summer has flown by and it’s about that time for those in college to think about heading back to campus.

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Is your online profile appropriate to engage with recruiters at these colleges?

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The 25 Most Meaningful Jobs That Pay Well

The 25 Most Meaningful Jobs That Pay Well | College | Scoop.it
Maybe your job pays really well, but you don’t necessarily feel good about the work you do. Perhaps your job makes the world a better place, but your paycheck doesn’t satisfy.
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Which jobs are you interested in?

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Making Bracelets to Pay for College - Fox Business

Making Bracelets to Pay for College - Fox Business | College | Scoop.it
Making Bracelets to Pay for College
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She is a 2013 recipient of the Shine Project Scholarship, which covers her first-year tuition and is making it possible for her to become the first person in her family to go to college.
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This student started a business when she realized wouldn't be able to pay for college.  How bad do you want it?

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A debt-free college education - Washington Post

Last month, the Oregon legislature passed a bill that paves the way for students to attend state and community colleges without having to pay tuition or take out traditional loans.

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College Access Increases, But Racial Polarization Grows On Campus

College Access Increases, But Racial Polarization Grows On Campus | College | Scoop.it

Georgetown’s Anthony Carnivale says the nation’s higher-ed system is one of "racially separate and unequal institutions."

“Access to the most selective colleges is increasing the intergenerational transmission of white racial privilege," Carnivale said. "That wasn’t the case 30 years ago, but it is now that your education is pretty much determined by your parents’ education, more here than almost anywhere else.”

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The Common Application

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RT @commonapp: After 2 years of anticipation, CA4 is now (drumroll...) The Common Application. Make yourself at home. http://t.co/JOy0fAXjbS
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The Common App for 2013-2014 is open, let's go!

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Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves - Entrepreneur

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves - Entrepreneur | College | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves Entrepreneur Just as the Great Depression left a lasting mark on the generation who lived through it, the children of the Great Recession may already be shifting their world view about...

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Four out of five college students are now working while going to school, typically 19 hours a week while classes are in session.  Are you ready to learn and work? What are the other options?

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Wilezol: Is College Worth It?

Wilezol: Is College Worth It? | College | Scoop.it
“Students pay $100,000 or more for what they could get for almost nothing.
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Some people think college is not worth it... do you think college would add nothing to your life?  $100,000?  or somewhere in between?

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Universities That Claim to Meet Full Financial Need

Universities That Claim to Meet Full Financial Need | College | Scoop.it
These institutions report meeting any gap in families' funding.
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10 apps for your freshman year of college

10 apps for your freshman year of college | College | Scoop.it

Via University of San Francisco
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Some of these apps look helpful... do you have any?

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"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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The Top 100 Best And Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Top 100 Best And Most Collaborative U.S. Colleges [INFOGRAPHIC] | College | Scoop.it

Top 100 Colleges that use Twitter

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Naviance Student App for iPhone - College Search and Planning from Mobile Device | College and Career Readiness Solutions - Naviance

Naviance Student App for iPhone - College Search and Planning from Mobile Device | College and Career Readiness Solutions - Naviance | College | Scoop.it
Naviance Student, the app for iPhone® and iPod touch®, is here to help enhance collaboration and communication at your school or district. Take your college search and planning to the next level.
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Naviance on you iOS device!

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Study Calls Attention to NYC Effort on Black and Latino Male College Readiness - Higher Education

Study Calls Attention to NYC Effort on Black and Latino Male College Readiness - Higher Education | College | Scoop.it
Study Calls Attention to NYC Effort on Black and Latino Male College Readiness - Higher Education http://t.co/T5Mwb573xQ via @twitterapi
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What do our Black and Hispanic males have to say about college?

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More Students Are Taking Both the ACT and SAT

More Students Are Taking Both the ACT and SAT | College | Scoop.it
Looking for every advantage, more students are taking — and retaking, and submitting — both the SAT and ACT. Does it help?
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Are you interested in trying both?

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