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Regular Decision College Admission Dates

Babson College: by mid-March Barnard College: by late March Bates College: by April 1 Boston College: by April 1 Bowdoin: by early April Brandeis: by April 1 Brown University: by end of March Bucknell University: by March 28 Caltech: by mid-March Carleton College: by April 1 Carnegie Mellon University: by April 15 Claremont McKenna College: …

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CEHC Cybersecurity Major

A New Major for Social Science and Technology students at SUNY Albany With growing concern over national security in general and cyber security in particular, University at Albany, State University of New York has become the first university to award a bachelor’s degree to majors in: Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. The College of …

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How Many Ways are There to Get Into College?

With students submitting a torrential downpour of college applications these days, it is inevitable for waitlists to be overflowing with strong pre-college candidates. More and more universities are attempting to “work the numbers” and find artful ways to accept additional students who, although not necessarily the top intellectual choices, might come from families that can …

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The New LinkedIn Students App

How can you find the best-fit job for your skills and college major? Perhaps the new LinkedIn app will have the answer. Using insights from LinkedIn’s database of over 400 million professionals, the brand new app helps you discover jobs that are a best fit for graduates with your major, companies that tend to hire …

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Why Leadership Matters (for College Admission)

There are over 35,000 high schools in the United States alone. Which means each June, over 35,000 valedictorians graduate and head to college (along with 35,000 more salutatorians). You’d think they’d all end up attending an Ivy League university or top tier college. But that doesn’t happen. It’s mathematically impossible. (The top 25 schools in …

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Last Minute College Application Tips

Three Last Minute Tips for Applying: (1) What to Write About in Your Supplementary Essays: If you are a science researcher, it may seem enticing to use that subject for your personal statement and then again to write about that research experience for your supplemental essay, and perhaps, to even write specifically about one of …

The New York Times’ Take on the New SAT

“…the reading section won’t be so ‘recondite,’ because obscure words like that are disappearing.” Is this a good thing or does it sound the death knell for sophisticated writing and expression? “Instead of recalling a definition from vocabulary flash cards, they’ll have to read prose passages carefully to choose an answer.” Does the act of …

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High School Students: Stop Cramming!

High school students, especially juniors and seniors, face stress that they have never before experienced: hours of written assignments, a bevy of extracurricular activities, and fairly intensive study schedules for AP courses and accompanying exams. Overwhelmed, students try to figure out how to balance it all. As a result, high school students do not dedicate …

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Merit Awards & Scholarships

This summer, we’ll be debunking some major college admissions myths. Here’s one that all high achieving students should be thinking about: MYTH: If I don’t get financial aid via FAFSA, I’ll never find major funding for college. Incorrect! If you’ve got the grades and “extrapreneurial leadership,” you’ve got the chance! Here is a sample of …