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Creating College Lists 101: Introduction to Printing in Excel

Blackboard with lesson introduction to printing in excelDespite our best attempts to avoid printing information that we can access from our computers or smart devices, there’s going to be a time when you’ll need, or more likely someone else needs, to print out data from your Excel spreadsheet. Therefore, in this lesson I’ll cover the basics of what you need to know to start printing in Excel. + Read More

College Softball Teams by State

Softball team huddleIf you want to play college softball, you should probably be looking in California, New York, or Pennsylvania. However, if you’re looking specifically for Junior College teams, you should be focusing on Illinois and Texas. The states with the most D1 softball programs are New York, California, and Texas. The D3 college programs are concentrated in Pennsylvania, New York, and Massachusetts. + Read More

And what about college graduation rates?

Person at  College Graduation ratesAssume you are buying a car. All other factors are equal. Do you pick the one that costs $15,000 or $30,000? Seems like a no-brainer–go with the cheaper one.

Okay, assume all other factors are equal. Do you pick the red one or the blue one? Now it depends on what colors you happen to like. + Read More

Creating College Lists 101: Introduction to Calculating Data in Excel

Lesson title introducation to calculating data in ExcelSooner or later while you’re looking at the data for a specific college, you’re going to wonder if a certain number is a good thing or a bad thing? It’s at this point you realize it would be good to know the average SAT scores for the schools you’re looking at. Or maybe what are the highest and lowest graduation rates. It would help you put an individual school’s number in context. So this week, I’m going to do an introduction to calculating data in Excel. + Read More

College Baseball Teams by State and Division

Baseball field on united states mapDo you know which state, Texas or Pennsylvania, offers more college baseball teams? You’re wrong if you said Texas. Texas offers more D1 and Junior College programs but Pennsylvania has almost twice the number of D2 baseball teams and three times the number of D3 teams. Knowing which states offer which types of college baseball teams can improve your chances of making a college team. + Read More

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