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3 Apps That’ll Help You Get Into College | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Trying to get into college is stressful for just about anybody who attempts it, but as the saying goes, there’s an app for that. (Or at least a …

Recent Report Reveals the Best Jobs for Millennials in 2015

Posted By Terri Williams on July 30, 2015 at 9:40 am<p>Some people frown at the idea of a “best jobs” list, arguing that people should just “do what …

The 50 best computer science and engineering schools in the US

To determine which schools offer the best undergraduate programs, we surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers about which degrees they deem most valuable.<p>Survey participants rated the schools on a scale from 1 (not valuable) to 5 (extremely valuable). We then took the percentage of people who …

Does college make you a better coder?

I daresay that college made *me* a better coder, but that’s primarily because in the 1980s it was a lot tougher to learn coding on your own, …

7 Cool Colleges You've Probably Never Heard of

<i>By Maggie Parker, Teen Vogue</i><p><b>Add these schools to your list.</b><p>Photo by John Aquino; Composite by Isaac Lobel<p>A high-scoring football team, lots of money, a famous name and even more famous alums might sound cool when you're researching schools. But all of that does not the perfect college make -- in …

Plan Your Free Education At Lifehacker U

As the cold weather sets in, staying indoors becomes the norm. Rather than rotting your brain in front of bad television, why not take time to …

College Graduates Don't Think Their Degree Pays Off. They're Wrong

Going to college is probably a more profitable investment than ever, but the people investing in it don't seem to think so.<p>A majority of college …

Get Ready for College - College Planning, Financial Aid, Educator Resources

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The Crucial Role of College Counselors

Acceptance letters are only one part of going to college.<p>When Michael Forbes, a student at an underfunded public school in Brooklyn, received his college admissions results, most would have expected him to be thrilled with his range of choices. Mike, who was living in a homeless shelter, was …

Never Visit a College Campus with Your Parents Again Thanks to Google

It was a college road trip on steroids: when I was a high school junior, my parents and I visited 12 college campuses in less than two weeks. The …

The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014 | Official LinkedIn Blog

Believe it or not, 2014 is almost over and 2015 is right around the corner. With a new year comes new opportunities, and around this time we at …

How one student used Twitter to figure out which college was right for her

Social media has changed the way high school seniors are approaching the college application process. It has, at the same time, influenced the way that college admissions offices are recruiting and potentially selecting the best and the brightest students.<p>So what happens when Twitter connects a …

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Don't Let the FAFSA Ruin Your Holiday Cheer: 10 Financial Aid Myths Debunked

The holiday season is upon us. Families are making resolutions, laying out plans for 2015 and spending some much needed quality time away from work or school together. Beyond merrymaking, this lull before the New Year is the perfect time for families to bank some smart savings in the college search …

SAT to return to 1600-point format as College Board makes sweeping changes

The College Board announced sweeping changes to its SAT test on Wednesday, part of an effort to improve college accessibility for low-income students and to better assess college and career readiness.<p>These changes are set to go into effect in spring 2016, when, for the first time, the college …

Mapping the Anxiety About College Admissions

In which parts of the country is the hysteria worse?<p>This week I came across another version of one kind of news article I find fascinating for some reason—what I think of as the "college-anxiety" article. These pieces have, as their core premise, the anxiety that emerges when students and parents …

7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #4 – Gain Experience

It’s summer time and I know that you want to relax and have fun in the sun. However, it’s important to not sit idly by while other college bound …

7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #2 Clean Up Social Media

A growing trend in college admissions is that Admissions Officers are viewing the social media accounts of their applicants. According to a Kaplan …

Admissions Tip: Don’t Use An Inappropriate Email Address

When I attended my first college fair as an Admission Counselor, I was shocked at some of the email addresses students used on the inquiry cards. As …

Don’t Let “Text Type” Take Over Your Writing

Last week I traveled to Southern California to visit with family and friends. While there, I ran into some of my high school friends who now have …

Junior Year and College Admissions: A Timeline

In 11th grade, the college preparation process accelerates and you need to start paying careful attention to looming deadlines and application …