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Is College Still Worth It, Part II

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This Sunday, the NY Times had a very interesting article and the headline pretty much sums up the answer to the question, “Is College Still Worth it?” The headline is “Even for Cashiers, College Pays Off”. David Leonhardt, begins his article by telling us that, “Almost a century ago, the United States decided to make […] [Read More]
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More Colleges Join The Common Application

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According to the Washington Post’s blog, “College Inc.”, by Daniel De Vise, Georgetown University is “the last holdout among traditional national universities in embracing a universal college application.” They have declined to join the ranks of The Common Application. According to its website “The Common Application membership association was established in 1975 by 15 private […] [Read More]
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Is College Still Worth It?

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There have been a lot of articles in various newspapers and magazines over the past few months that question the value of a college degree. These articles cite the rising costs of an education and then compare this to the dismal job prospects for new graduates. Often the articles then go on to discuss different […] [Read More]

Choosing Your College Roommate

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I remember walking into my dorm room as a freshman and meeting the two girls that would be my roommates for the year. One had already started unpacking when I arrived. She removed brand new sheets and a blanket from their packages and had matching luggage with her initials.  She also had a ton of […] [Read More]
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