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Aidan Sullivan

What college tours do and don’t tell you

January 12, 2017, Posted In College Visits
Aidan

With school vacations fast-approaching, many families will soon be visiting college campuses to get a first glance of where their son or daughter may call home for four years. One of the more popular options is of course the college tour. Tours are a great opportunity to see campus for the first time; however, it’s […]

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Upcoming 2017 SAT & ACT test dates

December 19, 2016, Posted In Standardized Testing
Aidan

Heading into 2017, students planning to take the SAT and/or ACT should be aware of upcoming test dates and registration deadlines. The exams are offered seven and six times per year, respectively. Here is a look at some of the upcoming test dates in 2017: SAT test dates & deadlines: January 21 (register by December 21) March […]

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Career prospects for undergraduate majors

December 5, 2016, Posted In Planning for the Process
Aidan

Considering the career prospects of your academic studies is an important factor for college students to weigh. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently conducted a study with the purpose of analyzing the most highly sought after majors by employers hiring undergraduate students. NACE surveyed 200 companies to collect results, with most responses […]

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Degree options for undergraduate engineers

November 16, 2016, Posted In Academics
Aidan

An undergraduate degree in engineering provides students with vocational specialization, career preparation and a likely positive salary outlook. This specialization of skills is most reflective in the degree options available in undergraduate engineering departments. Large universities typically offer 10 to 20 different programs for students, each with its own unique curriculum, requirements and faculty. There are dozens of different […]

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Mind the gap

November 11, 2016, Posted In Admissions Overview
Aidan

For an increasing number of college bound seniors, gap year programs have become a viable alternative to the more traditional academic path. Opportunities for travel, employment, study and independent living can provide students with a more mature and refined perspective on their education and career prospects. Here are four important questions for families thinking about […]

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