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– Jump-start your college admission essay! Whether you’re a rising high school junior or a senior, taking time now to record ideas or even draft a paragraph or two will help you when the actual application deadline approaches.

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Top 5 Questions About Joining a Sorority

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College Visit Don’ts

– Visiting college is such an important step, and it is time consuming and expensive. No pressure, right?

It’s o.k. — visiting colleges also can create some of your best travel memories ever. Just be sure not to fall into any of these potholes on your journey! Avoid these common mistakes when you visit campus! Starting with how you manage your time.

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I got to thinking about how the people who actually do go abroad spend their time. What do they get from the experience other than the “been there, done that” satisfaction of checking off the experience on some list they have in their mind?

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While reading an essay on “Self-Censorship” by Ai Weiwei, a Chinese dissident currently under house arrest, it got me to thinking about how censorship affects learning…

Parent College Coach Tip #4: Look for College Bargains

– Bargain hunting for a college? There are deals and discounts to cover college costs.

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Travel Checklist for Summer Campus Tours

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Travel Bill of Rights

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Actor James Franco is a doctoral student in English at Yale University. He also received his MFA from Columbia University in 2010 and at one time was enrolled in four graduate programs.

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