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So you’re sitting at your computer, screen set to search, cursor poised to type. What now? How do you begin to figure out what you want in a college? Start here. [READ FULL POST]

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If you’re on the fence about attending a university after high school, that may be because you don’t know if college is right for you. Here are some common hesitations — and why you should still consider attending. [READ FULL POST]

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Is higher education even worth it? According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), it is. Here's why. [READ FULL POST]

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If you're about to start your college adventure, read through these tips from someone who has been there, done that and made the most of their university years. [READ FULL POST]

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Summer jobs and internships provide valuable work experience and, of course, valuable cash to help pay for college expenses. Here, UNC's Career Services offers some tips on how to find those in-demand summer positions. [READ FULL POST]

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The college search and admission process is full of deadlines, and the biggest date on many high school seniors' calendars is May 1 — college decision day. But whether that date will make or break you really depends on where you're looking. [READ FULL POST]

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In college, spring break is the perfect time for a mental reset (or a time to get in some extra hours of work or studying). Sometimes, that looks like trying something totally new and learning life lessons via adventure. [READ FULL POST]