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After countless hours of SAT and ACT prep courses, endless drafts of personal essays and tackling the monster that is the Common App, you think you have it all down when it comes to the college admissions process. But then you receive a notice about your admissions interview—now you have to impress someone in person enough to make him or her let you into college. Never fear, collegiettes! We’ve talked to students all around the country as well as Michelle Podbelsek, a college admissions counselor and co-owner of College Counseling Associates, to answer all of your questions about college...
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Are you a smart and savvy pre-collegiette looking for answers to some of your most personal questions about college? You know, the ones about boys, classes, roommates and parties that your school’s guidance office can’t help you with? Jen is here to answer those questions! Whatever your concern, she’ll do her best to help you so you can make sure you don’t just survive college, but rock it! I just started college recently, and I haven't made very many friends. I've made a few, but not as many as I would like. It seems like everyone else already has a friend group, and it’s making me very...
By now, you’ve probably already begun immersing yourself in many of the traditional autumn activities: going to bonfires with friends, hanging out at football games, sipping on pumpkin spice lattes and exploring pumpkin patches. Not only is fall the ideal season to spend quality time outdoors, but it’s also a great opportunity to embark on your college visits. Whether you’re looking to narrow down your list of potential schools, soak in the beauty of the season or just explore a nearby town, we’ve created a list of the campuses with the best fall foliage to help you get started.  1. Sewanee:...