Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cash-Money for College: Five Tips to Line Your Pockets With

With the general economic downturn and the rising costs of higher education, finding extra dollars for college has become no easy task. If you’re the type of student who heads up the local National Honor Society and spends the weekend … Continue reading

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Dual Credit? Dual Pain

If you attend high school in Texas, you’ve probably heard of dual credit. If you’re smart, you probably have teachers falling over their own feet trying to convince you that you should be doing all the dual credit you can. … Continue reading

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Putting The “Camp” In Campus Experience

After a week of practicing until my fingers just about fell off, I have returned home from orchestra camp. I have to say, I was really surprised. To explain, 35% of the students were bass players (the bass section was … Continue reading

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Emory University

Frankly, my dears, I do give a damn about Emory University, exclusively featured this week on College Compass: Campus Profile Edition. NAME: Emory University. SCHOOLS: Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Dual-degree program with the Georgia Institute of Technology, School … Continue reading

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SAT Perfect Score Profile – College Compass Interviews Perfect Scorer Aditya Srivatsan

Aditya Srivatsan is one more in a long line of Test Masters students to achieve greatness and score a perfect 2400 on the SAT. Test Masters, the nation’s fastest growing professional exam preparation company, issued Aditya a $1,000 Perfect Score … Continue reading

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Florida State University

Boom! Can you feel the excitement?? That’s right – if it’s the second Wednesday in August, it has to be College Compass Campus Profile. Who’s laying the hurt this week? None other than big bad Florida State University – check … Continue reading

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How To Write Your College Admissions Essay

As we discussed in our post “How To Start Your College Application Essay” last week, oftentimes, the first step in writing your essay is the hardest. But, it’s not the only step! Oh, were it so easy… even if after … Continue reading

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