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A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority -- Part 2: A Nuanced Guide to Authorities

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority -- Part 2: A Nuanced Guide to Authorities

Frank Breslin  03.11.2016
As you doubtless have realized by now, the questions that ended Part 1 of this series have never been answered in 25 centuries of Western...
Guidelines for Making the Final College Choice

Guidelines for Making the Final College Choice

Jeannie Borin  03. 7.2016
Proceed with caution if you have not visited the college. If you have not had an opportunity to visit and still have time before the final...
How Applications are Evaluated and Decisions are Made

How Applications are Evaluated and Decisions are Made

Jeannie Borin  02.16.2016
Here are some of the important variables in the process. When competition is as keen as it is with highly selective colleges, many factors...
Grow, Grow

Grow, Grow

Ellen Magnis  12. 2.2015
Teens face a variety of complex issues with the transition from childhood to adulthood. When these issues are compounded by perceived scarcity,...

Preparing for College

Dr. Dustin Swanger  10.30.2015
There are a myriad of factors that influence whether a student is successful in college. We all need to explore new methods of delivery....

A Super Bowl Champ Challenges You to Participate

Laura Goldman  10.28.2015
Super Bowl champion Malcolm Jenkins, now playing for the Philadelphia Eagles, is known for his work ethic and competitiveness on the field....

How to Apply for College: The College Student Perspective

Sanjna Verma  10.19.2015
When colleges say, "do your homework," they don't mean memorize all the statistics that come in the welcome packet brochures. They mean...
What Is The New Coalition Application?

What Is The New Coalition Application?

Jeannie Borin  10. 7.2015
On Saturday, October 3rd, three Board Members of the new Coalition Application, Barbara Gill, Associate Vice President for enrollment management...
Opportunity Doesn't Knock for All

Opportunity Doesn't Knock for All

Ellen Magnis  09.25.2015
Not every student's destination is college, but don't we owe it to our world to expand opportunities for high school students who want...
Why Colleges Want Ambitious and Dynamic Students

Why Colleges Want Ambitious and Dynamic Students

Jeannie Borin  09. 6.2015
Colleges want to accept students they believe will become actively engaged on their campuses. Once students have the required grade point...
Why Is It Still So Hard?

Why Is It Still So Hard?

Jim Joseph  08.21.2015
You would think by now I'd be used to it. You'd think it would be no big deal by now. I've been doing the "going to college" thing now...

5 Traps for Parents to Avoid During College-Essay Season

Douglas Danoff  08.18.2015
You're not alone in feeling like you're walking through a treacherous jungle this time of year. When it comes to the college-application...
Writing The Common Application Essay

Writing The Common Application Essay

Jeannie Borin  08. 5.2015
The Common Application launched online for the coming admissions season on August 1st. The Common Application essay prompts are now available...