Cutting College Admissions Expenses

Every parent is all too familiar with the high cost of sending a child to college, but many people do not consider that the admissions process can get expensive too – unless you adopt some ...

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Number of Test-Optional Colleges/Universities on the Rise

The number of test-optional colleges and universities is on the rise with one-third of all accredited schools now no longer requiring applicants to submit SAT and ACT scores to be considered for ...

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Are We Alone?… and Other Wacky College Essay Topics

There’s no doubt about it. Writing college essays is stressful! After all, it’s no easy task to answer questions like “describe the world you come from … and how (it) has shaped your ...

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Is College for Everyone?

With the country in the grip of a recession and the unemployment rate at its highest rate in decades, both the federal government and nonprofits are encouraging more Americans to go to college. ...

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100 Best Values in Private Colleges and Universities

20090324seminar7232ALet’s face it. Times are tough, and many parents are wondering exactly how they’ll pay for college, especially if their child plans to attend a private university. But there’s some good ...

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On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.