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Choosing a College

The Pre-Decision Pause: Waiting On College Application Results
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By Meredith Graham
December 10, 2020 | 5 minute read

Look at you, getting your college applications done and submitted! Congratulations! I’m really proud of you. Thank you—I’m pretty proud of my work and my applications, too. So, what’s...

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A Hot Take on College Rankings
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By Noor Haddad
November 18, 2020 | 4 minute read

The world of admissions is perceived to be a competition, and hyper-selective schools are perceived to be the prize. That’s why the U.S. News and World Report rankings have gotten...

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Debunking Myths about HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)
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By Christopher Logan
September 30, 2020 | 4 minute read

Yes, they are a thing. Yes, they are awesome. Every year, students ask “how about Howard?” want to hear “more about Morehouse,” or need me to “speak on Spelman.” Though I did not attend...

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How to Finalize A College List (And When)
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By Annie Behari
June 25, 2020 | 4 minute read

Like all things that are final, finalizing a college list can seem daunting. Where do you start on building that list? How many schools should be on it? And is that list really final?...

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3 Admissions Stats You Should Care About
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By Arun Ponnusamy
December 3, 2019 | 1 minute read

A few years ago, Collegewise passed out buttons emblazoned with the slogan “78% of college statistics are made up” to high school counselors across the country. They were a hit.

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Keep An Open Mind, Find the Right Colleges
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By Breanne Boyle
July 16, 2019 | 2 minute read

The first time I learned about Miami University of Ohio, it was from a postcard.

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