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Top 10 Social Media Savvy Colleges

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2012 | 12:27 PM

If your main methods of communication are Tweeting and posting, these schools will be perfect for you. This installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings presents colleges who tweet and 'like' more often than their students.

The Top 10 Colleges That Are Social Net-Working It


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Top 10 Colleges With Pride & No Prejudice (LGBT Friendly)

(82) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 11:03 AM

Students from these schools were far from shy about showing their pride in support of the LGBT community on campus. In one of our favorite list names from the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, we present:

The Top 10 Colleges Where There's Pride & No Prejudice


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Top 10 Hipster Colleges

(185) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 10:16 AM

This is it. Look no further -- you've found the definitive list for colleges with the most hipster culture in America! Only a few lists remaining in the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, we'll be back on Monday with the next installment...

Top 10 Colleges Whose Students Knew About...

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Top 10 Wired College Campuses

(3) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 10:58 AM

Do you need access to Facebook and Twitter at all times? Whenever you walk into a room are you instantly scouring for outlets and checking for a wifi network? If so, you'll definitely need to consider these schools that students have raved are the most technologically wired campuses in the...

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Top 10 Colleges with Unique Traditions

(7) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 7:13 PM

One of the best parts of college are those crazy nights where everyone participates in a tradition, from naked bike rides to midnight chants. Today's 2013 Unigo College Rankings list tips its hat to the schools where students felt they had one of the wackiest traditions around!


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Top 10 Colleges for Budding Entrepreneurs

(28) Comments | Posted September 1, 2012 | 8:34 AM

In this weekend edition of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're showcasing the colleges across the country that, according to students, have built exemplary entrepreneurship programs and made resources for aspiring founders readily available.

The Top 10 Schools Where There's A Lemonade Stand in Every Dorm Room

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Top 10 Party Schools: 50 Shades of Cray!

(25) Comments | Posted August 31, 2012 | 3:36 PM

It wouldn't be a college rankings series without a party list, much less the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, and we're certainly not bucking that trend. Let's jump right into it...

The Top 10 Schools That Are Fifty Shades of Cray!

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Top 10 New Ivies 2013

(77) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 6:30 PM

In one of our favorite categories in the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, today's list features colleges whose students couldn't be more proud of their alma mater.

The Top 10 Schools That Are the Next Generation of Excellence

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Top 10 Colleges with the Happiest Students

(43) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 11:19 AM

In today's installment of the 2013 Unigo College Rankings we're highlighting those campuses with students who overwhelmingly voted that they were as happy as could be!

Want to learn more about these schools? Click on the link in the slide to visit their profiles where you can talk...

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The Top 10 Colleges with Famous Faculty

(4) Comments | Posted August 27, 2012 | 6:33 PM

Welcome to the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, launched with The Huffington Post!

These are the only rankings series based on the votes of current college students, and this year we've tallied up over 30,000 student opinions to shape the order.

Don't be shy, not that you ever are (!), to...

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Unigo Expert Network: Most Common Scholarship Scams

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 2:09 PM

As one college counselor put it, "I actually hate this question because I want to believe that good people are doing good work..." However, the sad reality is that college scholarship scams are real. This week, our experts weigh in on the most common types of scholarship scams and the...

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Unigo Expert Network: Most Important Parts of the Application

(1) Comments | Posted December 27, 2011 | 10:51 AM

Grades, standardized test scores, personal statement, teacher recommendations - there are many different pieces to the college application puzzle. Do any of these components sway admissions officers more than the rest? This week our experts explain the most important aspects of the application.

"What are...

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Unigo Expert Network: How important are standardized test scores?

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2011 | 10:42 AM

SAT. ACT. Six letters that every high school student dreads. But in the ever-changing landscape of college admissions, are standardized test scores still important? The short answer: yes. This week, our experts weigh in on just how important those scores are in comparison to the rest of your application.

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Unigo Expert Network: Tips for the Video Essay

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2011 | 10:23 AM

As if to make the application process even more complicated, some schools have recently added the option of creating a video essay. Will schools be impressed by your juggling skills or ability to recite Shakespearean monologues? Our experts weigh in on the best practices for video essays.


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Unigo Expert Network: Best Jobs for College Students

(3) Comments | Posted August 4, 2011 | 6:31 PM

College students being strapped for cash is no surprise, but it does beg the question of what jobs make the best fits for students? Should students make as much money as they can and graduate with as little debt as possible - or - take on internships or lower paying...

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College Costs You're Not Considering, But Really Should Be

(2) Comments | Posted June 28, 2011 | 11:42 AM

The cost of college is often considered to be some combination of tuition, room & board, textbooks, and a basic food plan. Inevitably though, a coffee here, a new shirt there, a lab fee for some goggles and a tablecloth-white jacket, and students are quickly finding themselves scrounging for some...

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Debating College Size: What Makes the Best Fit?

(1) Comments | Posted June 14, 2011 | 11:23 AM

Every year high school students weigh the pros and cons of attending a large state university versus a small, intimate college experience. Our experts are happy to help build out those lists and share insights about what they've seen be the biggest benefits and challenges of each. Did you attend...

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What if You Can't Afford College Visits?

(5) Comments | Posted June 6, 2011 | 2:00 PM

You've wanted to attend UCLA since you can remember -- the sun, the west coast, the beautiful campus -- it's everything you've dreamed of. Everyone tells you campus visits are the best way to see how well you'll fit at the campus, but that's the problem. You live in Florida...

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Unigo Expert Network: Avoid These Common Freshman Mistakes

(3) Comments | Posted May 19, 2011 | 7:59 PM

With packing, loans, new textbooks, assigned readings, parties, and everything in between, there are an almost infinite number of things college freshman can overlook. The ability to avoid learning lessons the hard way is an essential skill for college survival (and career survival) so take these tips from admissions experts...

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Unigo Expert Network: What Every Student Needs to Bring to College

(1) Comments | Posted May 13, 2011 | 5:28 AM

With every high school graduation ceremony that passes, there are more and more seniors moving on to the thought of life free from parental tyranny. OK, maybe it's not that bad, but either way, hear from the Unigo Expert Network on what students need to bring with them to college,...

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