Monthly Archives: July 2011

The ABCs of Choosing Courses

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a high school student stressing about the SAT, or double AP Ultracalculus ABCD-III, or maybe gym class. We all have our worries about the various things we have to do, pass, or ace if … Continue reading

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Finding The Right Simile For College

Trying to boil a 4 year experience down to a single trite simile is a near impossible challenge. But… we’re gonna try! College is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. This is kind of … Continue reading

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Putting the Camp in Campus

As we all learned from my last post, summer camp can be the best part of summer (or at least it’s a bit more interesting than doing absolutely nothing). It can also, it some ways, prepare you for college, especially … Continue reading

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How To Apply For Financial Aid For College

Applying for college is a long, multi-step process. Even after you get in, there remain many important questions, especially: how are you going to pay for college? Never fear, that’s why College Compass is here! Applying for financial aid can … Continue reading

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Applying To College: The 7-Eleven Approach

Funny how this post about the 7-Eleven approach to college apps is going up on 7-11. Total coincidence. That aside, we know you’re scratching your head here: what’s the 7-11 approach to applying? Well, scratch a little longer because first… … Continue reading

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University of Miami

Wednesday – you know you’ve been waiting all week for this. Yup, there was a lot of speculation, a lot of rumors, but at long last, here it is: College Compass’ Campus Profile of University of Miami, aka The U. … Continue reading

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Parents (Still) Just Don’t Understand

One of the best things about summer vacation is the fact that you don’t have to worry about the numerous responsibilities that you (probably less than willingly) agreed to take on during the year. One of the worst things is … Continue reading

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