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College-Bound Seniors and Transfer Students

College-Bound Seniors and Transfer Students
on Oct 13, 2016 at 10:52 PM in College Consult Events, Writing College Essays

You control the phase of your college admissions: deciding where to apply and filing strong applications. Need some help to do it right?

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UCLA Transfer admission stats, by major

on Sep 26, 2016 at 03:46 AM in College Search

Accurate stats on how many students applied and are accepted to transfer to each school and program at UCLA, updated annually by UCLA.

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Relative Importance of Factors in College Admissions

on Sep 26, 2016 at 12:42 AM in College Search, College-bound Seniors, Standardized Testing

An important message for high school students who are worried sick about their SAT or ACT scores: The classes you take and the grades you earn are far more important to us than your test scores.

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At Last, Your Financial Aid Ordeal Has Gotten Easier

on Sep 23, 2016 at 06:24 PM in Financial Aid, College-bound Seniors

Applying for financial aid and choosing a college in the United States is still much too complicated, but some long-overdue reforms are finally underway, and in the nick of time.

Change is coming, and even if it is imperfect and incomplete, it is definitely welcome.

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29 Great Colleges for B Students and How to Get In

on Sep 23, 2016 at 05:47 PM in College Search, College-bound Seniors

29 Great Colleges for B Students and How to Get In: Generally, the better your grades, the more college options you'll have. However, some students are under the false impression that you need to get straight A's to get into a wonderful college. Students stress and worry that a few B's will sentence them to an inferior university.
Fortunately, you don't have to worry that getting B's will prevent you from going to a good school. There are a number of excellent colleges that admit B students.

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"Public Ivies" or the very best state universities

on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:25 PM in College Search, College-bound Seniors, Financial Aid, Merit Aid

Where are your chances of admission highest among the best public universities?

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Least Expensive Public Universities

on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:07 PM in Financial Aid, College Search, College-bound Seniors

Least Expensive Public Universities

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College Talks, SBCC, Fall 2016

on Sep 20, 2016 at 09:29 PM in College Consult Events, College Search, College-bound Seniors, Recent Talks, Writing College Essays

College admissions expert Tish O’Connor welcomes all students to free, informative talks at Santa Barbara City College (Humanities Bldg, Room 111)

Monday, Oct 24, 6:00 pm
Acing your College Applications

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Comparing the Tests: Old SAT, New SAT, ACT

on Sep 20, 2016 at 08:52 PM in Standardized Testing, College-bound Seniors

Comparing the Tests: Old SAT, New SAT, ACT

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Colleges with the Most Business Majors

Colleges with the Most Business Majors
on Sep 20, 2016 at 08:24 PM in College Search, College-bound Seniors

The following table lists the 50-50 colleges with the most business majors. Colleges are included if 25% or more of graduates had a business major or there were 500 or more graduates with a business major. A total of 18 colleges out of 151 met both qualifications. There are 66 private colleges and 85 public institutions on the list. Pennsylvania had the most, followed by New York and Ohio. The five-year graduation rate is used for public universities and the four-year rate for private institutions.

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