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College Profile – Tulane University

Tulane University, located “five miles by streetcar” from the heart of downtown New Orleans, is one of the nation’s premiere educational and research institutions. From 1847 to 1884, Tulane operated as the Medical College of the University of Louisiana. In … Continue reading

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HBCU Spotlight – Xavier University of Louisiana

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have served a vital and transformative role in the history of America. Many of this country’s most prominent civil rights activists, politicians, actors, scientists, scholars, and public figures attended or taught at HBCUs, and … Continue reading

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College Profile: Ohio Northern University (ONU)

Your college mascot is something you’ll have to identify as for not only the next four years, but forty years from now when you run into your Freshman roommate at a wedding. With that in mind, you could be a Longhorn (University … Continue reading

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HBCU Spotlight – Spelman College

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have served a vital and transformative role in the history of America. Many of this country’s most prominent civil rights activists, politicians, actors, scientists, scholars, and public figures attended or taught at HBCUs, and … Continue reading

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College Profile: University of Pennsylvania

More than two centuries after establishing itself as the first university in the United States, the University of Pennsylvania is easily one of the most recognized and prestigious universities in the country. Since William Penn and Benjamin Franklin founded UPenn, … Continue reading

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College Profile: Stanford

When former California Governor Leland Stanford purchased 650 acres of Rancho San Francisquito real estate, hardly anyone would have guessed that land would eventually grow to 8,000 acres in size and house one of the most prestigious academic institutions in … Continue reading

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College Profile : New York University (NYU)

How would you like to be among the company of Ross Geller, Blair Waldorf, and Theo Huxtable? How about Aziz Ansari, Martin Scorsese, and Angelina Jolie? Impressed yet? All these people went to New York University. In 1830, a gathering … Continue reading

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College Admissions – Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College was founded in 1769 by Reverend Eleazar Wheelock “for the education and instruction of Youth of the Indian Tribes in this Land … and also of English Youth and any others.” Built on a culture of collaboration, Dartmouth … Continue reading

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