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  • Saturday College Book Club Two-fer: Excellent Sheep and Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be

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    I was speaking with a parent today who was concerned about her children getting into a “good” college.  Turns out by good, she meant…

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  • Bad ACT/SAT Scores? Never mind, Hampshire College doesn't want to see them

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    Good news for the test-anxious and for anyone who wants to make college admissions a little more friendly: Hampshire College went test-blind last…

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  • Saturday College Book Club: The West Point Candidate Book: How to Prepare, How to Get In, How to Survive

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    The US military academies are some of the most prestigious universities in the country. What does it take to get into West Point, Annapolis, or the…

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  • Alphabet Soup - What Is The PSAT/NMSQT?

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    In the world of acronyms, the PSAT/NMSQT is the biggest mouthful. But what does it all mean?The PSAT evolved as a practice version of the SAT, but…

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  • The Big Question: What Should I Major In At College?

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    A little guidance from our friends at Magoosh.com

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  • Technology, Teenagers & Tests, Oh My! Success Tips for Adults Heading to College

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    This week, we welcome guest bloggers Jacqueline Myers from Nitty-Gritty English! Heading to college is scary. Heading to college as an adult can be…

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