As a freshman in high school, you were excited to be at a new school with new responsibilities, teachers, classes and sports. As a sophomore, you grew, studied hard and enhanced your skills in athletics, community service and classwork. Now you are a junior, and the idea of life at college has crept into your … Continue reading College planning for rising juniors
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Below, please find the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts. This year, small changes were made to questions 2, 3 and 5. Questions 1 and 4 saw no change, while questions 6 and 7 are entirely new. The word limit will remain at 650 again this year. 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or … Continue reading The Common Application announces 2017-2018 essay prompts
For thousands of students each year, the decision to pursue a post-secondary degree in finance or business can be a difficult choice to navigate. Two of the more prominent degrees, an MS in finance and an MBA, are often seen as being one in the same. In reality, the two programs vary widely in the … Continue reading How a MSF is different from an MBA
For families in the midst of the college planning process, the term “liberal arts college” (LAC) is often used to describe a certain grouping of schools. While the term may sound straightforward, it can sometimes be misconstrued. To help, here are five defining characteristics of a liberal arts college experience: Setting. LACs are often distinguished … Continue reading How to define a liberal arts college