Meeting Admissions Officers – How to be prepared!

Is your school being visited by some visiting US universities? Well it’s more than just an excuse to get out of class, it’s an opportunity to get some real information and educate yourself about what these universities are looking for in students like you. Most of the time you only

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Outside Activities and Social Opportunities

While college is largely about academics, it is also about creating your own social life away from the constraints of your family and your home town.  Everyone has a certain amount of emotional baggage, and college provides a fresh start, a chance to make new friends who do not think

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Talking With Your Advisor

Your advisor is a professor whose job it is to keep track of your progress throughout college and to give you counsel on what classes to take to fulfill general education, major, and minor requirements.  Colleges normally pick advisors based on, when you are a freshman, what you think your

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How to Avoid the “Freshman 15”

Tips on eating healthy and staying active Going away to college can be a fun and exciting time. For most, it is the first time that you are truly on your own and able to control your own life. No more mom and dad to tell you what to do.

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Taking Your Time Picking Your Major

The single most important academic aspect of college is your major, the field in which you will concentrate your studies for the duration of your college career.  Many people come to college with pre-conceived notions of exactly what they want to study, either because of their own interests or pressure

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