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What I Learned From Turning Down My Dream College

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 1:18 PM

This post was written by Jilliann Pak, an incoming freshman at Johns Hopkins University. It was originally published on The Prospect, a student-run college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook and Twitter.

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Why I Applied to 43 Colleges

(3) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 11:59 AM

This post was written by Samantha Linder, an incoming freshman at Smith College. It was originally published on The Prospect, a student-run college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook and Twitter.

My story of applying...

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5 Truths About College Every Incoming Freshman Needs to Know

(1) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 5:52 PM

This post was written by Lily Herman, a junior at Wesleyan University. It was originally published on The Prospect, a student-run college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook and Lily on Twitter.

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The Downside of Being Valedictorian

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2014 | 12:35 PM

This post was written by Jasmine Malhi, a rising freshman at Johns Hopkins University. It was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook or Twitter.

We've talked about the...

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The College Admissions Story Every Student Should Read

(1) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 10:24 AM

This post was written by Kevon Manners, a rising junior at Queens College. It was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow Kevon on Twitter and The Prospect on Facebook or Twitter.

So...

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So You're Going to Your Safety School... Now What?

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 11:17 AM

This post was written by Joe Gu, a freshman at UCLA. It was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook or Twitter.

Over the last couple of months, many...

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The Ultimate Pre-College Checklist for High School Seniors

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 5:17 PM

This post was written by Sophia Richards, a senior at Mission Vista High School who will be attending Barnard College in the fall. It was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on

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The Problem with College Acceptance Shaming

(3) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 11:19 AM

This post was written by Adira Polite, a senior at St. Mary's Episcopal School who will be attending Bowdoin College in the fall. It was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. You can follow The Prospect on Facebook or...

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Revisiting My College Decision Two Years Later

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 2:59 PM

The blog post was originally published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. It was written by Adam Mintzer, a sophomore at Northwestern University. You can like The Prospect on Facebook.

Two years ago I made a college choice, but was it...

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6 Useful Tips for Handling College Decisions

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 1:31 PM

This post was original published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. It was written by Eric Aldieri, a freshman at Villanova University. You can follow Eric on Twitter.

It's March, which means college decisions are coming out rapidly. You...

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5 Things That Matter More Than Where You Get Into College

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 3:47 PM

This post was original published on The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website. It was written by Aja Frost, a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. You can follow Aja on Twitter.

To all the seniors out there: Since you...

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7 Colleges with Awesome Perks

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 12:22 PM

Original article was written by Clarissa Gallardo, a sophomore at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and was featured on The Prospect.

Student-made ice cream? Free laundry? Birthday cake for you and your friends? An indoor water slide? Read on to find out more about seven colleges that...

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