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2019 College Applications News Articles
Parents Giving Up Guardianship for College Cash? July 30, 2019
3 Women Charged in $1M Student Financial Aid Fraud July 2, 2019
Apprenticeships No Longer Just for "Blue Collar" Employment June 25, 2019
Harvard Revokes Parkland Shooting Suvivor's Admissions Offer June 18, 2019
Issues of SAT Equality, from Testing to Scoring May 28, 2019
Northwestern University President Directly Involved in Selecting Students April 30, 2019
Auctioning Off College Admissions Seats? April 2, 2019
Yale Rescinds Acceptance Amid Admissions Bribery Scandal March 26, 2019
Wealthy Parents Bribe Elite Colleges to Admit Their Children March 12, 2019
Should This Factor Be Considered in College Admissions Decisions? February 27, 2019
Insta Influencers Involved with Student FAFSA? February 12, 2019
College Under Fire for Photoshopping Billboard February 5, 2019
Princeton Graduate Sues Grad School for Discrimination January 29, 2019
Overachieving Transfer Students Under Enrolled at Elite Universities? January 15, 2019
2018 College Applications News Articles
Newbury College Closing Shortly After Enrolling Mount Ida Students December 18, 2018
Could Federal Redefining of Gender Identity Cause "Administrative Chaos"? October 23, 2018
Harvard Supporters Back University in Admissions Trial October 16, 2018
File FAFSA Immediately for Best Chance at Getting Money for College October 2, 2018
Middle Class Students Now Qualify for Full Scholarships at Rice University September 18, 2018
Mom Agreed to Pay $1.5M to Elite College Consulting Firm February 14, 2018
2017 College Applications News Articles
Stanford Caught Lying by Grad Student/Former Google Intern December 5, 2017
Community College Comp'd in California? October 17, 2017
Liberal School Seeking to Recruit Conservative Students October 3, 2017
Back to School Scholarships 2017 August 3, 2017
Chicago Schools: "No Plan, No Diploma" July 11, 2017
National Decision Day 2017 College Scholarships May 1, 2017
One Percenters Still Rule the Ivies, According to New Study January 24, 2017
2016 College Applications News Articles
Hit a Scholarship Home Run October 28, 2016
10 Sweet Scholarships for Being a Man July 21, 2016
Free College Scholarships July 7, 2016
Student Loans Rank Top 10 in Consumer Scams March 8, 2016
Avoid Going Mad this March with These Easy Scholarships March 7, 2016
Undocumented Students Fighting for More Financial Aid, Scholarships February 16, 2016
University Prez Charged with Offering Enrollment for Money and Sex January 19, 2016
2015 College Applications News Articles
Top Student Organizing Apps October 26, 2015
80 Prestige Schools Team up to Redesign Common Application September 29, 2015
Fixing FAFSA: Acquiring Financial Aid to be Easier, Quicker September 25, 2015
Scholarships to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month September 17, 2015
High Stakes Testing August 24, 2015
Mom’s Famous Spaghetti August 17, 2015
ACT Report: African American Students Unprepared for College August 10, 2015
Early Decision, Early Action or Regular Decision? August 10, 2015
Strategy for Picking a Major July 30, 2015
Discovering Your Personal Soundtrack for Success July 22, 2015
College Applications - Start Early and Revise Often July 17, 2015
Enrolling at a Branch Campus vs. a Main Campus July 1, 2015
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 26, 2015
Is Harvard Biased Against Asian American Applicants? May 19, 2015
What to Consider Before Opting Out of Standardized Tests May 1, 2015
New York Teen Accepted to all Eight Ivy League Schools April 6, 2015
10 Elite Schools Where Middle-Class Students Don’t Pay Tuition April 3, 2015
This Year’s Quirkiest College Admissions Essay Prompts March 3, 2015
2014 College Applications News Articles
New Bloomberg Effort to Help Low-Income Students Through College November 4, 2014
Graduate School to Ask Applicants’ Sexual Identity October 29, 2014
Five Questions to Consider When Visiting Prospective Colleges October 21, 2014
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 9, 2014
Some High Schools Allow Students to Opt Out of Lunch for More Class Time April 16, 2014
Teen Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools April 2, 2014
Congrats! Or Not… March 26, 2014
How to Play (and Win) the Waiting Game March 11, 2014
How Much Is The Application Fee?! January 3, 2014
2013 College Applications News Articles
GWU Admits Considering Financial Need in Admissions October 22, 2013
High School in Oregon May Make College Acceptance Graduation Requirement October 15, 2013
When Choosing a College, Research Early and Often August 26, 2013
The Perks of Joining the Military After High School August 2, 2013
College Classes: A Matter of Endurance, Not Skill August 1, 2013
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Mary Steffenhagen July 31, 2013
How Housing Placement Can Affect Study Habits July 25, 2013
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Veronica Gonzalez July 8, 2013
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Melissa Garrett July 5, 2013
Are You a Rural or City College Student? July 5, 2013
Thinking of Transferring? You May Want To Hang In There June 12, 2013
You’re Accepted...for Next Semester June 3, 2013
Lights, Camera, College! May 23, 2013
Becoming a Better Communicator May 22, 2013
10 Med Schools That Received the Most Applications April 30, 2013
Cooper Union to Charge Undergraduate Tuition in 2014 April 25, 2013
Realizing the Truth About a College Education March 19, 2013
Penn Admissions Officer Fired After Mocking Applicants on Facebook March 6, 2013
The Perks of Public Ivies March 1, 2013
Understanding Your Housing Options February 22, 2013
Public or Private - Which Type of College is Right for You? February 14, 2013
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Katlyn Clark February 8, 2013
2012 College Applications News Articles
The Common App Announces Big Changes October 10, 2012
Your College Application Guide October 9, 2012
High School Seniors – This Scholarship of the Week is for You September 24, 2012
Standardized Test Myths Debunked September 21, 2012
College to Offer Course Credit to Gap Year Takers September 13, 2012
How Homeschooling Helped Prepare Me for College August 29, 2012
How to Maximize Your Experience When You Have Minimal Time August 21, 2012
Attending College Versus Going Pro: A Tough Decision Facing Successful Student-Athletes August 15, 2012
See the World in the Summertime! August 10, 2012
Ready. Set. Apply! August 3, 2012
Will You Be a Perpetual Student? August 1, 2012
AP Courses In Demand in Boston ‘Burbs July 16, 2012
Duncan to College Applicants: "Shop Around" July 3, 2012
Unique Liberal Arts Colleges July 3, 2012
R.I.P., Application Essay? June 21, 2012
Senioritis-Stricken Students Could Lose College Admission June 19, 2012
Wait, You Can Major in THAT?! June 11, 2012
Homeless Student Finds Her Place at Harvard June 8, 2012
Confessions of a College Graduate May 22, 2012
Concerned About Student Debt? Choose Your School Wisely May 11, 2012
Don't Know Where You're Headed This Fall? These Schools Are Still Accepting Applications! May 9, 2012
How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Into Your Dream School May 2, 2012
Fastest Growing Jobs for College Grads May 1, 2012
Is College Right for You? April 30, 2012
Why a College Will Rescind Your Acceptance April 27, 2012
GRE to Debut ScoreSelect in July April 26, 2012
"First Generation" Trains Its Lens on College Access April 24, 2012
As Enrollment Deadlines Approach, Students Face Tough Choices April 20, 2012
Non-Resident Admission Doubles at UC April 18, 2012
Schools with Rolling or Late Admissions Deadlines April 6, 2012
Identity Crisis: Administrators Take Steps to Prevent Cheating on Standardized Tests April 4, 2012
Words of Wisdom for the Wait-Listed April 4, 2012
Admitted Students Groups on Facebook Foster Connections, Put Freshmen at Ease April 3, 2012
Making the Most of Your Final College Visits March 23, 2012
Commit Now, Pay Later March 21, 2012
Colleges Worry About End of Federal Aid-Based Ability Benefit March 20, 2012
The How and Why of Interning and Volunteering Abroad March 14, 2012
Three Tips to Ease Your Mind on Test Day March 13, 2012
Just the (FAFSA) Facts, Ma’am March 9, 2012
How and Why High Schoolers Should Find Summer Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Programs March 8, 2012
Why Ungraded Skills Are Still Important March 7, 2012
Make Yourself More Marketable with an Extra Major or Minor March 6, 2012
Standardized Testing vs. GPA: Which Better Indicates College Success? March 2, 2012
From Hollywood to Harvard: Celebrities and College March 1, 2012
The RESPECT Program: Will Its Selectivity Increase Teacher Effectiveness? February 23, 2012
Friends and the College Search: How They Can Help or Hinder Your Decision February 22, 2012
Get a (Residential) Life with NACURH! February 8, 2012
All Students CAN Have Access to Success! February 6, 2012
Do Students Care About College Rankings? February 6, 2012
Oops! Dozens of Vassar College Applicants Given Fake Acceptance Letters February 1, 2012
Study Reveals Fewer Students Attending First-Choice Schools January 27, 2012
It's Scholarship Season January 25, 2012
Top Universities Experience Drop in Applications January 20, 2012
Admissions Decisions: What to Do While You Wait to Hear January 16, 2012
University System of Georgia to Consolidate Campuses January 12, 2012
An App for Apps January 11, 2012
The AP Debate January 10, 2012
2011 College Applications News Articles
Dealing With Your Admissions Decision December 19, 2011
I Survived College Application Season...and You Will, Too! December 15, 2011
Berkeley Announces Aid Increase for Middle-Class Students December 15, 2011
When and How to Start Preparing for Grad School December 13, 2011
College App Prompts Become Quicker, Quirkier December 13, 2011
Students Alter Online Identities During Admissions Season November 30, 2011
What Really Matters to College Admissions Officers? November 21, 2011
The Importance of Letters of Recommendation November 18, 2011
Graduation...Then What? November 15, 2011
An Update on Early Admissions November 15, 2011
The Buzz About Beekeeping November 14, 2011
Graduation: A Time of Celebration or Stress? November 8, 2011
Adventures in Visa Acquisition November 7, 2011
Stepping Up and Standing Out November 4, 2011
Early Decision and Early Action Deadlines Extended November 2, 2011
Tuition at Cooper Union? November 1, 2011
Students Continue Trend of Applying to More Colleges October 27, 2011
UC System Changes Admissions Requirements, Confuses Applicants October 24, 2011
The Fight Against Federal Student Aid Fraud October 21, 2011
Fairness in College Admissions October 20, 2011
The Impact of Merit Aid October 19, 2011
How Social Media Savvy is Your School? October 11, 2011
Early Decision vs. Early Action - Which is Right for You? October 6, 2011
If the College Fits... October 4, 2011
College Branding Kicks Into High Gear October 4, 2011
Emory University Student Allegedly Took SAT For High Schoolers September 28, 2011
Should You Write an Honors Thesis? September 23, 2011
Changes Coming for the Common App September 23, 2011
If Schools Text It, Students Will Come September 22, 2011
Application Essays Take Center Stage at Middlebury September 20, 2011
Groupon-NLU Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Admission to Graduate Program September 14, 2011
Studies Suggest U. of Wisconsin Bias Against White and Asian Applicants September 13, 2011
Bradley Adds Interactive App to Customize Campus Tour Experience September 9, 2011
The Best Educational Apps September 6, 2011
Should You Take a Gap Year? August 31, 2011
Pew Reports Hispanic Students are Largest Minority Group in College August 29, 2011
College Costs Continue to Outpace Savings August 24, 2011
University of Dayton to Offer Free Textbooks August 17, 2011
High Schools Seniors: 5 Things to do Before Summer’s Up August 15, 2011
New Study Explores Higher Ed Stratification August 11, 2011
Don’t Object to Pre-Law Classes August 9, 2011
Would You Attend One of Film’s Favorite Colleges? August 8, 2011
Roommate Request Accepted August 8, 2011
Not-Your-Average Application Essay Prompts August 5, 2011
And Forbes’ Top American Schools Are… August 4, 2011
Head Out of State for an In-State Price July 27, 2011
PayScale’s Best-Paying College Majors July 26, 2011
A Word of Caution: Don’t Be TOO Active in College July 18, 2011
The Recession: College’s Sorting Hat? July 14, 2011
The Unofficial Mini Transfer Guide July 11, 2011
Social Media and Your College Life June 27, 2011
Attending College Away vs. In-State June 24, 2011
Standardized Test ACTually May Not Predict College Success June 24, 2011
Fed Law Requires College Net Price Calculators, Experts Question Accuracy June 23, 2011
To Attend or Not to Attend: That is the ($100,000) Question June 20, 2011
College: The Ultimate Life Lesson June 16, 2011
Escape from In-State Through the National Student Exchange Program June 14, 2011
College Acceptance in 500 Words June 10, 2011
College and the City June 9, 2011
Challenging Yourself in High School Has Vast Future Rewards June 8, 2011
Cheating Scam Busted in Beijing June 6, 2011
Save Your Standardized Test Scores! June 2, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com’s Virtual Interns: Julius Claybron May 26, 2011
Consider Location, Location, Location When Selecting Your School May 25, 2011
Not Enough Financial Aid? You Still Have Options! May 25, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Radha Jhatakia May 20, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Brittni Fitzgerald May 19, 2011
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 16, 2011
In College, Attitude is Everything May 12, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com’s Virtual Interns: Anna Meskishvili May 2, 2011
Oregon’s Diploma Debacle April 27, 2011
UCs Out-of-State Solution April 20, 2011
Harvard Hopeful Sings for Admission on YouTube April 15, 2011
GPAs, Course Difficulty Increase for High School Students April 14, 2011
Acceptance Rates Plummet for Class of 2015 April 1, 2011
The NYU Global Network Gains a New Member March 28, 2011
Not-So-Standardized Testing March 16, 2011
From College Dropout to Graduate: Kanye West to Join Fashion School March 7, 2011
Scholarship of the Week: Holocaust Remembrance Project March 7, 2011
Schools That Set the High Score for Gaming March 2, 2011
University of Lies March 1, 2011
Wealthier Students More Likely to Gain Admissions February 23, 2011
DePaul Joins the Test Optional Club February 18, 2011
The Pros and Cons of International Recruiting February 14, 2011
Colleges With the Highest Graduation Rates February 11, 2011
Want to Know the Likelihood a College Will Accept You? There’s an App for That! February 9, 2011
A Ripe Idea at UC-Davis February 7, 2011
Your Score’s in the Mail...or Not February 3, 2011
Snow Days are Now E-Days in Ohio’s Mississinawa Valley January 28, 2011
The Far-Too-Common Application January 26, 2011
How Much Is The Application Fee?! January 21, 2011
ABA to Law Schools: "We (Might) Object to LSAT Reporting!" January 14, 2011
Scholarship of the Week: Anne Frank Outstanding Scholarship Award January 10, 2011
2010 College Applications News Articles
5, 4, 3, 2, 1…Happy New FAFSA! December 31, 2010
Mind the Gap December 30, 2010
Harvey Mudd Grads Get Paid December 29, 2010
eBay Item 160522990911: Academic Dishonesty December 28, 2010
Data Spill at University of Hawaii November 22, 2010
From Hogwarts to Harvard November 19, 2010
The Evolution of College Admissions November 16, 2010
And the Best Value Colleges Are… November 15, 2010
GPA, SAT, and a Great Sense of Humor Walk into a Bar November 12, 2010
What the Blank?! November 5, 2010
Is Your School Transfer-Friendly? November 2, 2010
Montana State Aims to Up Graduation Rate November 1, 2010
Coca-Cola’s $20,000 Scholarship October 25, 2010
The Deal with Debt October 22, 2010
The Early Student Gets Admitted October 21, 2010
Proofing College Applications: More Than Just Spell Check October 19, 2010
Want to Get into an Ivy League? October 15, 2010
College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Billions October 12, 2010
Politicians: Thou Shall Not Lie September 29, 2010
Community Colleges Seek New Revenue Streams September 27, 2010
The Common App Conundrum September 25, 2010
Playing Favorites? September 22, 2010
The $20,000 Blog September 13, 2010
Muchas Felicidades, Excelencia in Education September 8, 2010
Daytona State Employing E-Book Program September 3, 2010
A New Facebook in Town? August 31, 2010
"Test-Optional" Policy at American University Expanded July 15, 2010
Oh, How The Small Things Add Up July 6, 2010
Penn State Seeks Answer to Students Who Plagiarize June 23, 2010
California Targets "Super Seniors" to Address Over-Enrollment May 7, 2010
Study Finds College Students "Addicted" to Social Media May 6, 2010
Space Still Available at Many Colleges for Fall May 5, 2010
Study Evaluates Transfer Admissions Process April 29, 2010
New Student Debt Report Looks at Those Who Borrow Most April 27, 2010
Saint Michael's College Drops SAT Requirement April 7, 2010
Not Rejected, Not Accepted: Tips for Handling the Waiting List April 6, 2010
College Rejection Letters Don't Have to Mean Failure April 1, 2010
The Scholarship Interview; "Making" It or "Breaking" It February 15, 2010
College Goes 3-D to Entice Freshman Applicants February 11, 2010
Students and Families Unprepared for College, Financial Aid Application Process February 10, 2010
Colleges Lure Students with Applications Resembling Credit Card Offers January 29, 2010
Why Start Over on Each Scholarship Application? January 26, 2010
AP Analysis Targets "Special Admissions" for Student-Athletes January 5, 2010
2009 College Applications News Articles
19 Colleges Targeted in Gender Bias Investigation December 17, 2009
The First Step Doesn’t Have To Be the Hardest November 17, 2009
Admission Competition Heating Up at State Colleges November 16, 2009
Do Colleges Discriminate Against Women in Admissions? November 3, 2009
More Public Colleges Taking Holistic Approach in Admissions November 2, 2009
2008 College Enrollment Set New Record October 30, 2009
The State of College Admissions 2009 October 20, 2009
Early decision; Is it for you? October 20, 2009
Transfer Students: Start Early for Fall Admission October 7, 2009
SAT Score Choice and the Common Application October 6, 2009
Common Application Alternative Debuts to Debate September 25, 2009
Conference to Explore Standardized Testing Debate September 24, 2009
Colleges Request Shorter, Less Formal Application Essays September 23, 2009
New Book Takes on Graduation Rates at State Colleges September 10, 2009