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All About Choosing the Best College & College Life

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Many factors will likely enter into your college decision, such as location, majors and academics, tuition, student life, sports, campus housing, and college ratings. For all the factors, take the time to explore your options and determine what you really want. The information below can help you find the best fit.

Search for Your Perfect College

Tips for students returning to college: Preparing to go back to school  What you need to do to go back to school  Obtaining financial...

Four-Year Colleges Guide

This book from Peterson's Publishing is a great resource for finding four-year colleges that will provide you with the academics and opportunities that...

College Compatibility Tool

You can use StudentEdge's college compatibility tool to find the college that's right for you....

Campus Visits, College Research, and Your College List

Campus visits can be the difference between a right choice and a wrong choice when you're picking out a college. Here, you'll find out why they're so important,...

Financial Aid and the College Visit: Questions You Need To Ask

When you visit a college campus, you'll want to be certain that you ask the right questions about the financial issues involved in attending. Here's a...

Financial Aid and the College Visit: An Essential Part of College Planning

Using a college visit to meet with the college's financial adviser is a good use of your time and of the trip. Check out this article for some good information...

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3 Great Entry-Level Careers that Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree

One day you’ll be a pharmacist, a lawyer or the Chief of your precinct. However, you want to get started on your career now and gain real world experience...

Degrees for Careers that Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree

As the costs of education continue to climb, many people find themselves in a bind. They need to get a degree that is beyond high school but do not want...

Career Planning: How to Write a Resume- Overview

Putting together your resume can be stressful, but you can alleviate a lot of that stress with all the tips and information available here and throughout...

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How do college transfer credits work?

Many people are forced to leave college to help out during difficult family times or ‘temporarily’ leaving to earn money to pay for tuition,...

Two-Year Colleges Guide

Two-year colleges can be a great option, and if you want a great resource to help you out in finding solid two-year colleges, then this guide book is for...

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The Impact of Top Universities on Your Future Success

Attending top universities and colleges can help you build influential networks that open doors after graduation....

Personal Priorities Determine Top Universities

Your college education is an investment in your future. Therefore, choosing the best university for your academic interests, educational goals, and social...

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Sports in College: Want to Play on a College Team?

Think you've got what it takes to play sports in college? If you hope to make the team and perhaps even score athletic scholarships, you have to get your...

Considering Sports in College for a Star Athlete

Whether they just want to play or they want to pursue athletic scholarships (or both), simply knowing that your child intends to compete at the college...

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Popular College Searches

All kinds of visitors come to Petersons.com, looking for all kinds of different information. The most popular college searches conducted by these visitors...

College Research and Geographic Diversity

In today's admission environment, it's more important than ever to develop a diverse application group....

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Writing a Research Paper at Colleges and Universities

After you start college, at one point or another, you're going to have to write a heavy-duty research paper....

Nutrition Tips for Freshman at Colleges and Universities

When you're at college, it would be pretty easy not to eat healthily. But you can take steps to make sure that your food is nutritious and delicious while...

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Search for Your Perfect College

Tips for students returning to college: Preparing to go back to school  What you need to do to go back to school  Obtaining financial...

Four-Year Colleges Guide

This book from Peterson's Publishing is a great resource for finding four-year colleges that will provide you with the academics and opportunities that...

College Compatibility Tool

You can use StudentEdge's college compatibility tool to find the college that's right for you....

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Highest Paying College Majors

There are some subjects you can study and major in during your college education which would leave you that much more likely to get out of college with...

What can you get for your money?

A college education ain't cheap, and looking at some figures on the differing costs of college degrees can help you get a good read on what paying for...

Why Apple iTunes U Can Help To Educate Students

In this age of rapidly-changing technology, new computer applications are being created every day.  Apple education tools are leading the way....

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College Planning Timelines

Both parents and students have plenty to do throughout the college search and applications process. These timelines can give you some great help to figure...

12th Grade: College Planning Timeline

Senior year is often an extremely busy time, with schoolwork, activities, and special events. Be sure to stay on track with the college admissions process....

12th Grade: Help Your Child Prepare for College

Once your child reaches senior year, the college search kicks up a notch and will sometimes feel like a full-time job....

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Consider the Student Body's Effect on College Life and Campus Housing

Whether it's in class or campus housing, part of the fun of college is meeting new people — and regardless of where you go, you are going to make...

Should Your College Life Include Greek Life?

Greek life is a pretty commonly mythologized part of campus life at colleges and universities nationwide, but whether you love the stories or you find...

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