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Recruiting Tip: No one is perfect and college coaches know that

<i>The USA TODAY High School Sports Recruiting Tips are provided by our recruiting partner,</i> <i>Playced.com.</i><p>No one is perfect. You will make mistakes. …

College & University

'A Second Freshman Year': Harvard’s Transfer Students

Though the University has various support systems in place, transfer students say that, often, it is up to them to fully integrate into life at the …

College & University

Free College Listing

This information is part of the data available in the DIY College Rankings College Search Spreadsheet. The 50-50 College Listing contains four-year …

College & University

50-50 Profile: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Rolla, Missouri<br>8,835 (6,906 undergraduates) <br>Does College Size Matter?<p><b>College Navigator</b><br>2017-18 Accepted: 84%<br>4 Year Graduation Rate: 30%<br>5 Year …

College & University

NCAA college basketball’s unethical/negative recruiting practices are nothing new, but bring back memories and could have been the start of today’s scandals

The latest NCAA college basketball scandals brought back some negative and unethical recruiting techniques, practices and procedures by coaches …

College Sports

It’s a historically great time to get a scholarship to a private college - MarketWatch

Now is a great time to get a deal on a private college education.<p>The average tuition discount rate — or the amount of grant aid colleges offer as a …

College & University

College Admission Fairs: Do They Matter?

The roar of voices in the cavernous convention hall is deafening and the combination of anxiety, excitement and body heat contribute to the thick air and complicated teenage odor. “A meat market” is how one student describes this ritual of a college admission fair–hundreds of tables set uniformly …

College & University

How Many Colleges to Target to Play College Baseball

50–that’s the number of colleges you should target if you’re interested in getting to play at the college level. Too many? Think I might be …

College & University

50-50 Profile: Calvin College

<b>Calvin College-Private</b><p>Grand Rapids, Michigan<br>3,918 (3,806 undergraduates) <br>Does College Size Matter?<p>College Navigator<br>2017-18 Accepted: 83%<br>4 Year …

College & University

6 Ways Colleges and Universities Award Financial Aid

<i>Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on Admitted in November 2016. It’s being republished as part of NACAC’s Best of the Blog series.</i><p>When …

College & University

How to get recruited if you are injured

<i>USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the college recruiting process. Here, you’ll find practical tips and real-world advice on</i> …

College & University

Your high school senior doesn’t know this key fact about college, and it will cost you

Your high school senior has already committed to the college he or she will attend. Odds are your scholar has no idea how much it costs.<p>Recent …

College & University

6 Tips for Making a Better College Search List

If you want to make a better college search list, don’t limit your potential list of colleges to just schools you have heard of. There are over 1,500 …

College & University

Some advice for parents on those college visits

It’s April. Eleventh-graders and their parents are getting advice on summer college visits. Having studied this phenomenon as a parent and writer for …

College & University

Why Your Best College Financial Aid Will Probably Come From a College No One Has Ever Heard Of

I’ve reviewed multiple college search websites and searching by size is always an option. Size is probably one of the first limitations students use …

College & University

50-50 Profile: Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois<br>5,598 (4,473 undergraduates) <br>Does College Size Matter?<p>College Navigator<br>2016-17 Accepted: 71%<br>4 Year Graduation Rate: 54%<br>5 Year …

College & University

How to leave a great voicemail for college coaches

<i>USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the college recruiting process. Here, you’ll find practical tips and real-world advice on</i> …

College & University

More Community Colleges Are Offering Bachelor’s Degrees — And Four-Year Universities Aren’t Happy About It

A third of the states allow community colleges to grant some bachelor’s degrees — and more are coming.<p>By Elaine S. Povich<p>Starting in fall 2019, students at Ohio’s Sinclair Community College will be able to enroll in a four-year degree program in unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones.<p>They’ll …

College & University

7 admissions officers share the things they never tell applicants

It's the question every high school senior asks: What happens in the admissions office?<p>You work for months, bundle your entire life together into a neat, 12-15 page application, send it off, and wait.<p>But what goes on from the other side? How are applications read? How are decisions made? What do …

College & University

Colleges for Transfer Students

As the cost of attending state flagship universities passes $30,000, many families are considering the financial benefits of starting at a community …

College & University

Recruiting Tip: The top 5 questions a college coach might ask (and some help with your answers)

<i>The USA TODAY High School Sports Recruiting Tips are provided by our recruiting partner,</i> <i>Playced.com</i><i>.</i><p>Just the thought of talking to a college coach …

College & University

The Eight Question Transfer Admissions Checklist

If you’re a college freshman, about a year ago this time you might have been excited to be heading to... Read MoreThe post The Eight Question …

College & University

Can College Athletes Receive both Athletic and Academic Scholarships?

You would think this would be an easy question to answer. And it is for NCAA D3 schools since they aren’t allowed to offer any athletic scholarships …

College & University

50-50 Profile: Western Washington University

Bellingham, Washington<br>15,574 (14,592 undergraduates) <br>Does College Size Matter?<p>College Navigator<br>2016-17 Accepted: 84%<br>4 Year Graduation Rate: 40%<br>5 Year …

College & University

The Best Ways to Fix College Admissions Are Probably Illegal

Cooperation among selective schools would make students’ lives easier. It would also likely run afoul of federal antitrust law.<p>Year after year, the admissions process at selective colleges seems to make high-schoolers and their parents only more anxious. The numbers are wild: Harvard admitted just …

College & University

Most Expensive Public Universities for Out-of-State Students

Most people understand that private colleges have a much higher price tag than public universities which is why many never consider private schools. …

College & University

50-50 Profile: Stetson University

DeLand, Florida<br>4,357 (3,089 undergraduates) <br>Does College Size Matter?<p>College Navigator<br>2016-17 Accepted: 68%<br>4 Year Graduation Rate: 56%<br>5 Year …

College & University

15 tips to successfully follow up with coaches after a camp or showcase

You’re a youth athlete returning to school after camp, excited for your future. You’ve learned new techniques, improved your skills and connected …

Employment

5 Student Loan Myths You Can't Afford to Believe

Here are five common misconceptions that could result in higher-than-expected student loan debt.<p>Student loan debt is bigger than all other types of …

Personal Finance

50-50 Highlights: NCAA D3 Colleges

When high school athletes and their families start looking at colleges, it often comes as a surprise to many that the largest NCAA division, D3, …

College & University