Colleges get attention for their strong academics, famous graduates, and successful sports teams. The beauty of some schools, with lush campuses, interesting old and new buildings, and scenic settings, also can make them a winner when you’re considering what schools to attend. [Read More]

New research finds GRE test takers who go back to their answers could perform better.

The strategy for multiple-choice tests varies, depending the test taker. But if you’re the type of test taker who is willing to change your answer — instead of going with your first instinct — that strategy could pay off for you. If not,it may be time to give it a try.

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Best Apps for Adult Students

Robyn Tellefsen | June 26, 2013

30 best apps for adult students

When you’re going back to school as an adult, it’s important to bring the tools you’ll need to succeed. But today’s top tools won’t fit into your old pencil case – they’re right on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. Check out some of the best apps to help you stay organized as an adult student and get to the head of the class. Note: All of these apps are FREE and are available for iOS and Android devices.

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Do You Want the School that Waitlisted You?

Robyn Tellefsen | June 4, 2013

college admissions waiting list

If you’re a fan of clear-cut, black-and-white decisions, getting a college waitlist letter probably ranks low on the list of things that make you happy. But more and more colleges are using making use of the dreaded limbo list. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) 2011 Admission Trends Survey, nearly 45 percent of colleges use waitlists.

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