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LinkedIn for College Applicants: 10 Tips for Creating A Professional Profile as a Teen

At the dinner party of social media sites, LinkedIn may not be as eye-catching as Instagram or as entertaining as TikTok, but what it lacks in charm, LinkedIn more than makes up for with its forward thinking and resourcefulness. As the most popular platform for professional and career networking, LinkedIn offers an abundance of resources for those wanting to engage in career development. And ...
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Exploring the Perks of University Honors Colleges and Programs

Since the founding of Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon in 1960, universities across the globe have made great strides in establishing honors colleges and programs as a way of providing specialized experiences for students. Offered at both large, public universities and small, private universities alike, honors colleges and programs are somewhat of a hidden gem of the college ...
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First in the Fam: Resources for First Generation College Students

There is something special about being first. First in space, first place contest winner, first in line at the DMV. Being first is exciting and something to celebrate (cue Kool and the Gang)! Although, there are also times when being first can feel a little intimidating; like an explorer stepping out into the great unknown.
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Exploring Faith-Based Colleges

Thinking about attending college at a faith-based institution? It might surprise you to learn that there are nearly 600 faith-based colleges and universities throughout the United States. With so many options, it’s helpful to have resources to turn to for guidance. Here are some we’ve found to be useful:
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How to Ace Your College Admissions Interview

Let’s just be honest here, most people don’t love being interviewed. Nevertheless, when given the chance to interview with a prospective college, I always encourage my students to go for it. Interestingly, there are only a handful of schools out there that explicitly require interviewing as part of the admissions process. However, many colleges do offer interviews as optional opportunities for ...
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