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Choosing a College

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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Liberal Arts Colleges You Should Check Out
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By Collegewise Staff
July 9, 2019 | 5 minute read

  As a high-school junior at a very small school, I was relatively clueless (and completely college counselor-less). But even back then, I was pretty  sure I wanted a change of scenery....

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