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Odds and Ends at the End of College Season

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 04.27.2016 | College
Patrick O'Connor

May 1st is the date many colleges ask students to submit an enrollment deposit, so it's largely seen as the end of the college application season. Since May 1st is a Sunday, it's being extended by one day, in a year where, in many respects, the end really needed to come sooner, not later.

7 Schools You May Not Have Thought To Apply To

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

By Sarah Wainschel With application deadlines fast approaching and the prospect of college closer than ever, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with...

The 7 People You Need To Talk To Before Making Your College List

| Posted 10.07.2013 | Teen

By Katherine Varga You’re a high school senior. It’s fall. You know what that means: it’s time to get started on applying for colleges. We d...

How To Pick Which Colleges To Apply To

| Posted 09.05.2013 | Teen

By Caroline Finnegan The right college should fit you just like your favorite pair of jeans. If you’re comfortable and feel great, it will enhan...

Interview Success!

Anangie Martinez | Posted 05.04.2013 | Teen
Anangie Martinez

Colleges focus on grades and test scores, of course, but you are more than just a number -- your essays, recommendations, and extracurricular activities give them a glimpse of who you are. And then there's the interview.