College Search Cheat Sheet

listing showing college search cheat sheetAre you worried about finding the right college for your kids? Does the idea of researching colleges make you nervous? Do you find the idea of finding and paying for college daunting? Do you just want to know how to get started? If you answered “yes” to any […]

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50-50 Highlights: Colleges with Religious Affiliations

Stained glass window representing colleges with religious affiliationsThe first colleges founded in the colonies were religious-based institutions. Today over 500 colleges and universities have some sort of religious affiliation representing approximately one-third of all four-year institutions. Among 50-50 colleges, 41% of institutions have a religious affiliations.

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50-50 Highlights: Colleges for Academic Challenge

graduation cap with honors tassel representing colleges providing academic challengeOne reason many people give for attending a prestigious or ranked college or university is the need to be among intellectual peers. Parents and students worry that students won’t be challenged enough at less-well known schools. This is often accompanied by the networking argument–it’s […]

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What is a walk-on player in college sports?

Football players asking What is a walk-on playerCollege athletes without a scholarship that play on a team that offers scholarships are generally referred to as “walk-ons.” There are two types of walk-ons players, preferred or sometimes called recruited or invited, and just plain walk-ons. If you’re going to be a walk-on, “preferred” is […]

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