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College Move-In Day

Meanwhile…. Cartoon courtesy: kxoj.com Photo courtesy: Mehr Sahota Related PostsThe Growing Pains From Applying to College How Dr. Seuss Helps In Writing the “Perfect” College Essay A Travel Guide The Inventors Dilemma Common Application Essays Part 5: Essay Prompt 3 Explained

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Ever Wonder Why The Dollars in Your Pocket Are Less?

Wonder no longer… Related PostsGuest Post: Cultural Musings Holiday Gifts for the College Student “The College Frenzy” aka The Junior Year Parenting Is Neither Simple Nor Straightforward “Situational Awareness”

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College Application or Marriage Proposal?

Applying to college isn’t simple.  Metaphorically, choosing a college can be like an arranged marriage—parents are involved in the choosing process, lifelong expectations are being weighted and future prosperity is being forecasted. “Dowries” are paid in the form of tuition, room and board, books etc.   Students seek a college that’s the “right fit“, dating …

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College Admissions Season is Now Open

Is she mad? She just ate her first pop-tart! Related PostsGaming College Admissions? Are Families “Shopping Around” For the Best College Deal? Got Scantron Nightmares? Sometimes You Gotta Go Slow to Go Fast Guest Post: Be One With The Brainstorm

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A Goodbye Note That Never Ends

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  About the author: Ashley is a recent graduate from Rocklin High School and leaves home to attend Oregon State University in ten days. Leaving for college is difficult, as any book, article, or adult worth their salt will agree. Despite the fact only four or so months will pass before reuniting, it’s impossible to …

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Moving Across the Country for College

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  I am grateful to join DC’s network of go-getters. I am drawn to the vibrancy of the city and the intellect of the citizens (just as I was 4 months ago when I visited). I feel I have a lot to offer and I am confident in my ability to adapt to this new …

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Email:  America’s Past-Time (Literally)

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The typical teenage inbox … because email is Snapchat’s great-grandmother. Photo credit: Hubbubbaloo Creative, 2017 Related PostsAhead of the Curve: October 29, 2013 On Commencing More Details About Federally Funded Student Loans Oh, No! College Essays! UC Tuition and Fees: Up, Up and Away

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The Bittersweetness of Choosing a College

  “We live in a house around the corner from my parents. He’s gone to all the same schools I went to, and his grandfather went to. We’ve lived this suburban, settled lifestyle. And, now, we’re telling him we want him to dream and live a life in the arts, if that’s what he wants. …

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Tuition Surging at California Public Universities for 2017-18

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University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) students will pay more tuition for the 2017-18 school year.  For the first time in six years, both the UC and CSU boards have approved tuition and fee increases.  At the same time, Governor Jerry Brown proposes to phase out the state-sponsored Middle Class Scholarship program for students …

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Guest Post: A First Year Reflection

About the author: Born and raised in Northern California, now studying at New York University, Daniel is majoring in Business with a concentration in Accounting and Information Systems with a Minor in Computer Science and Mathematics. After gaining three job opportunities and extensively volunteering in Brooklyn over the past year, here is Daniel’s reflection of his …