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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]

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If you're thinking of looking for a job in college, you may be considering work-study opportunities. But what exactly is work-study, and how do you get one of these jobs? [READ FULL POST]

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You probably know that college doesn't go by the same 7:51 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. bell schedule used in high school. But what exactly WILL your schedule look like, your first year of college? Here, we give you an idea of what you can expect. Just know it'll be different every semester! [READ FULL POST]

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Wondering how you start friendships in college, when you're with a bunch of strangers? Here are some of the people you'll meet in class, at the residence halls and dining halls, in clubs, at your job and more! [READ FULL POST]

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Do you need to invest in a laptop, if you're going to college and don't already have one? What kind will you need? Here, a current student offers some tips and alternatives. [READ FULL POST]

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If you plan to live in a residence hall, you may be thinking about whether you and your roommate will get along or have similar interests or experiences. If you are a part of the LGBTQ+ community, moving into a residence hall can bring all of these questions and more. Here are a few ways universities are working to give you the best possible experience on campus. [READ FULL POST]