Internship

Is Real Job Better than Unpaid Internship?

Question: About a week ago, I went on a college tour where many colleges recommended employment as a way to boost admissions chances. I was recently accepted for an unpaid internship at a local lab this summer. Would most colleges consider this employment, or would they prefer it if I found additional paid employment employment ...

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Plan Ahead For Summer

Summer doesn’t officially arrive until the third week of June. Start looking ahead now, though. There are many summer opportunities if you know where to look. For most of you, summertime is probably work time. If you’re going to work, you most likely already have your job lined up. You may even be working one ...

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Dealing With Deferral And Waitlists

Deferrals are the purgatory of Early Decision and Early Action (ED/EA) college admissions. You’re not in, but you’re not out. You’re just hanging there, waiting for the April decision-shoe to fall. It’s exquisite anguish. Many applicants would much rather be rejected outright so that they can just get on with things, without the unfinished business ...

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