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Talkin’ Smack-a-demic: January ’15

This month in the CC Insider: What to do when you don’t make Early Decision; tips to make the most of a college visit; dishing on the most “stalker-ish” schools, and much more!

You Didn’t Make Early Decision. Now What?
Failing to make Early Decision can feel like a terrible—and final—outcome. But this is not necessarily true—in fact, it’s rarely true! Rather than allowing your hopes for a college acceptance letter to fade, consider what to do next.
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10 Things to Do on a College Trip
Visiting schools during junior year can help narrow your top choices and, ultimately, prove helpful when completing applications and essays. But what you do while at the school is equally important. Here are 10 tips that will help you get the most from a visit.
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No Money from Parents? 4 Ways to Self-fund College
The idea that parents should pay for their children’s college education is a nice one, but it’s far from reality for many students. It’s time to take a good look at the options for funding college on your own.
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‘Stalker’ Schools: Who Are the Worst Offenders?
Is there a college that pursues you relentlessly, even if you’ve never replied to an e-mail, visited campus, attended a local info session, or given any other indication of interest? College Confidential users discuss the biggest offenders.
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Defending the Fluff: The Value of Non-Major Classes
In college life, there’s a lot of emphasis on choosing “the right major” and taking “the right classes” in order to prepare for your future career. But anyone who’s ever been to college will tell you: It can’t be all hard work all the time. Here’s why.
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Ask the Dean
Apply Now or Wait for New ACT Scores?
Question: I have good grades and great extracurriculars, but my ACT scores are on the low side. The first time I took it I think my scores were sent to the school, but I’m going to take it again. So should I wait to apply so I can give the school my better score?
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Admit This!
Resolution Revolution
Make some resolutions this year that will—hopefully—improve your life and provide a better educational experience. Need some suggestions? Read on to learn what our admissions expert has to say.
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Dates To Remember

SAT

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MAR

14
Feb 13 Mar 3 Register
MAY

2
Apr 6 Apr 21 Register

 

ACT

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APR

18
Mar 13 Mar 27 Register
JUN

13

May 8 May 22 Register

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