Category Archives: College Trivia

College Profile : Yale University

Simply put, Yale University is one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in the country, perhaps even in the world. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, Yale was originally established to train clergymen for the colony … Continue reading

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College Admissions – The University of Texas at Austin

Founded in 1883, the University of Texas is easily one of the most recognizable and well regarded institutions of higher learning in the world. Ranking nationally and internationally in just about every department, admission to the University of Texas – … Continue reading

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The Advantage of a College Degree

There are many reasons to pursue a higher education, but rarely are those reasons so clearly expressed as they are in the statistical data and recent report released by The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. After reviewing … Continue reading

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Northwestern University is all Smiles with the Happiness Club

For many college students, stress and frustration from deadlines and rigorous academics are part of life. If you are looking for a university that eases the tension, Northwestern University just might be for you. Walking through campus, you may notice … Continue reading

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Georgetown University – Where the Trekkies Flock

Who knew Star Trek would make it into the college classroom? While some might find philosophy a bit too dull, Georgetown University has taken a new spin on the classic subject. The class “Philosophy and Star Trek” considers questions of … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 7 (It’s Play Time!)

Question: At what university does studying stop for a magical day filled with carnival games and rides? Answer: Clark University. If that doesn’t sell you on Clark I don’t know what will! Each year the university sanctions a day (“Spree … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 6

Question: Which 8 colleges make up the “Ivy League?” Answer: Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale. The term Ivy League refers to 8, east-coast universities highly regarded for their academic rigor, impressive standards, and history. These schools … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 5

Question: Which late night talk show host has an Ivy League college education? Answer: Conan O’Brien That’s right! Conan O’Brien is more than just a funny man. Before capitalizing on his comedic personality, he graduated from Harvard University with degrees … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 4

Question: When you apply to college, how many U.S. valedictorians do you think you are competing with? (Warning! This number may shock you!) Answer: More than 27,000! Approximately 2.94 million U.S. students graduate from more than 27,000 high schools each … Continue reading

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College Trivia: Round 3

Question: The average freshman gains how many pounds during their first year? Answer: Between 4-8 Many freshmen do gain weight during their first year of college, but it may not be as much as the popular term “Freshman 15” indicates. … Continue reading

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