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This is a collection of resources and other information related to exploring colleges and college admission
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Not Every Parent Chases College Prestige - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog) Not Every Parent Chases College Prestige New York Times (blog) KJ Dell'Antonia and Hope Perlman, both parents who are slowly approaching college applications for children, discuss whether parents should be worrying about the...
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7 of 8 Ivy League Schools Report Lower Acceptance Rates ...

7 of 8 Ivy League Schools Report Lower Acceptance Rates ... | College Exploration | Scoop.it
Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Cornell, Columbia, Brown and Penn were more selective when admitting the freshman class of 2013. Dartmouth is the only Ivy League institution that did not decrease its acceptance rate this year.
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Even 'Highly Motivated' Students Aren't Ready For College : NPR

Even 'Highly Motivated' Students Aren't Ready For College : NPR | College Exploration | Scoop.it

Low-performing high school students are often unprepared for college. But some analysts say even gifted students are falling behind. Host Michel Martin discusses why many students, across the board, aren't hitting the mark.


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April College Checklist for Juniors - NYTimes.com

April College Checklist for Juniors - NYTimes.com | College Exploration | Scoop.it
This week, The Choice is publishing our monthly Counselor's Calendar, which is intended to keep students on track during the college admissions process. This installment focuses on juniors. (Seniors, your April checklist was ...
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Acceptance Rates, Apparently, Are Poor Predictors of Getting In ...

Acceptance Rates, Apparently, Are Poor Predictors of Getting In ... | College Exploration | Scoop.it
College acceptance rates are not the only criteria that should be used to determine which colleges are reach, match or safety school. Average SAT scores, GPAs and student body diversity should all be factors in creating a ...
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