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Survey: Reputation, Cost Influence College Choice

Academic reputation is the No. 1 reason students list of factors in...

March 13, 2014 - Robert Morse - Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings
Make a Case for Law School Scholarships

Turn to law schools and law firms to find scholarships aimed at reducing...

March 13, 2014 - Angela Frisk - The Scholarship Coach
Prepare for U.S. Study With an Exchange Program

A U.S. college or high school exchange can help international students...

March 13, 2014 - Yao Lu - International Student Counsel
Ask 5 Questions Before Borrowing for Grad School

Consider factors such as future salary potential and career goals before...

March 12, 2014 - Ryan Lane - Student Loan Ranger
Weigh a Law Degree if You Don’t Plan to Practice

Studying law is expensive and time-consuming, but the skills learned in...

March 11, 2014 - Shawn P. O'Connor - Law Admissions Lowdown
Steer Clear of 3 Common MCAT Mistakes on Test Day

Even diligent MCAT preparation can be undone by nerves or a lack of...

March 11, 2014 - Anubodh Varshney - Medical School Admissions Doctor
U.S. Sports Lessons for International Students

One international graduate student's experience with U.S. college sports...

March 11, 2014 - Mirjam Milsch - International Student Counsel
Bust These Common AP English Exam Blunders

Mastering sophisticated vocabulary and time-management skills are two...

March 10, 2014 - Brian Witte - College Admissions Playbook
SAT Changes May Not Level Playing Field

Test officials say the changes will help curb expensive test prep and...

March 10, 2014 - Alexandra Pannoni - High School Notes
Reap the Benefits of Bountiful Farming Scholarships

Turn your interest or family background in agriculture into college...

March 06, 2014 - Michelle Showalter - The Scholarship Coach
U.S. News Talks MENA Region University Rankings

U.S. News representatives headed to Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates...

March 06, 2014 - Robert Morse - Morse Code: Inside the College Rankings
4 Reasons International Students Should Work Hard in College

It might be tempting to chose easy courses while studying abroad, but...

March 06, 2014 - Emily Burt - International Student Counsel
Watch for Changes to Education Loan Regulations

Negotiated rule making is a federal administrative process that can ...

March 05, 2014 - Betsy Mayotte - Student Loan Ranger
English Skills Tips for International Students

Consuming news and entertainment in English can help international...

March 04, 2014 - Tra Ho - International Student Counsel
Wait to Determine a Medical School Specialty

Keep your options open, and don't feel pressured to choose a medical...

March 04, 2014 - Sylvia Morris, M.D. - Medical School Admissions Doctor