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Find Your Dream Job with RippleMatch

Find Your Dream Job with RippleMatch

Finding a job, whether it be during your years at school or post-graduation, can be extremely difficult. It can prove to be a tumultuous process, filled with more hurdles than one can imagine. Between figuring out where exactly to look to finally getting that first interview, there are many hoops to jump through. RippleMatch, a…

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

When the school bookstore gets too expensive, and renting textbooks there is not an option, we’ve got you covered on better and more cost-effective options. Knetbooks allows you to rent and return a ton of textbooks for up to 85 percent off select books. Though you cannot keep these books, this service makes renting and…

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Brooke Bier has had dreams of attending Duke University since before she knew what it was. Her father, a graduate from Duke in 1990, started to convert his daughter into a Duke fan since she was eight months old. Seventeen years later, their dreams of a second generation Duke student came true when Bier was…

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed It started out with a personalized cookie cake that dad picked up from ShopRite on his way home from work. Next, friends brought balloons over after school. Some months later the sweatshirts from grandma rolled in. Then a cellophane-wrapped snipped and personalized tailgate…

Why The SATs Don’t Matter

Why The SATs Don’t Matter

With the November 1 deadline in the past, and the January 1 due date quickly approaching, high school seniors everywhere are about to embark on the most stressful part of high school: the waiting game. Those acceptance letters hold futures in their texts, and naive students put so much weight on their messages. If you’re…

College Students Find Study Havens All Over Their Campuses

College Students Find Study Havens All Over Their Campuses

One of the biggest differences between high school and college is how one’s study methods develop and change. It was once not even a question of where a student would buckle down and prepare for a high school test or write a typical five-paragraph essay, inhabiting the kitchen table or bedroom desk for hours after…

Worried about Paying for College? Here Are Our Tips

Worried about Paying for College? Here Are Our Tips

Worried about Paying for College? Here Are Our Top Tips The cost of a four-year education at a private college has skyrocketed to over $200,000 total. This means you will need to earn over $500,000 in pre-tax dollars to send two children to college. Unless you are a recent lottery winner or have a long…

Uncommon Knowledge – On Writing the Common App Essay

Uncommon Knowledge – On Writing the Common App Essay

The Common App Essay is one of the most wildly misunderstood parts of the college application process. Prima facie, it seems like a simple enough task: write an essay of 650 words or less that responds to one of seven prompts, all of which contain innocuous questions that seem to be more or less on…