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Only four states in the U.S. have the recommended ratio of counselors to students. How do you make up for the lack of counseling in your school?
Is your student getting the guidance they need from the school counselor? Many counselors are overworked and not specialists in the college search. Learn why you may want to consider alternatives.
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Which schools would win the NCAA tournament if they had to compete athletically as well as academically? Check out our 2015 #brackets. #marchmadness
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Current students of #SweetBriar face a difficult decision as they decide where to transfer. These suggestions may help.
After Sweet Briar College announced its closure, the current students are put into a difficult position of having to find colleges that will accept their transfer credits. Here are some suggestions on where they can look.
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What every student should know about graduation rates... #highered #graduation
One metric students should always look at when choosing a college is the on-time graduation rate. However, these numbers are not complete, as they leave out transfer students and part-time students. These data points can also be manipulated. It may be more telling to compare actual graduation rates with expected graduation rates.
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Learn your strengths and how you work with other people early on -- it will help you choose a college major and a career you'll enjoy. #college #career
Employers are looking for individuals who display a positive attitude and who can work well with others on a team -- in short, someone who is a good cultural fit for their organization. Learning your strengths early on can help you pick a college major you love and a career you'll be good at and enjoy. Find out how to get started.
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How do you know if the financial aid offer you got is a good one? #highered #finaid
Many families have difficult comparing financial aid offers and knowing whether or not their offer is fair. In addition, most families do not realize their financial aid offer is negotiable. Gain some insider tips on maximizing your college financial aid offer.
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Getting into a prestigious university is not necessary to succeed in life. #highered #college
Many families have an emotional attachment to an Ivy League or other prestigious institution that just aren't the best fit for their child. Many students who will be demoralized in an elite school can succeed and thrive in less competitive schools.
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These schools are ranked by educational quality as well as athletic ability. #basketball
If the Super Bowl lasted for a month and included the best 68 teams in the nation, it would be as big as the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. March Madness has grown into one of the mos...
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Two more small private colleges have shut their doors. Are more college closures coming? #highered
Two more small private colleges have closed their doors, and many more are struggling. What does this mean for students and their families looking for colleges? Here are some warning signs that a college is in trouble.
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Some reports predict that 65% of the jobs in America will require some amount of postsecondary education in the next 10 years. How could this be true when some many college grads struggle to find meaningful work?
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College Factual takes a data-driven approach to higher education and presents facts to help students determine which college or university is right for them in terms of value, cost, quality and personal fit.