CC INSIDER February 2015 College Confidential CC on Twitter  CC on Facebook CollegeView   CollegeView on Facebook CollegeView YouTube Channel
Talkin’ Smack-a-demic: February ’15

This month in the CC Insider: The Dean’s 25 tips for aspiring college students; the cure for senioritis; a guide to understanding your FAFSA offer; a $16,000 study to warn students what not to say, and much more!

25 Tips to Make the Most of Your College Journey
College Confidential’s “Dean,” Sally Rubenstone, put together 25 of her best tips for the college-bound student. Get your free copy of the 25 Tips from the Dean eBook for helpful advice on how to choose a college, get in, and pay for it.
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Fighting Senioritis? We’ve Got the Cure
It’s senior year of high school, and the effects of senioritis have begun to set in. You may have months of high school left, but your brain has already graduated. Here are some tips to help you fight off even the worst case of senioritis.
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How to Make Sense of Your FAFSA Offer
Understanding your FAFSA offer can be confusing, but we’re here to help. Check out these four steps to take after you receive your Student Aid Report.
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Will Four-Year Degrees Soon Be Obsolete?
With college costs on the rise and student loan debt reaching a staggering $1.1 trillion, some analysts speculate that America’s middle class may eventually be priced out of college altogether. Join CC users as they debate the value of four-year degrees.
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School Spends $16K to Warn Students to Watch What They Say
The University of Michigan is making headlines for spending a lot of money on an “inclusive language” campaign that teaches students how their words can impact others. Read what CC users have to say about it.
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Ask the Dean
Does Quality of School Matter?
Question: How important is going to a “good” high school in college admissions?
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Admit This!
The Value of Liberal Arts Courses
Despite how it appears, there really is a plan in place to try to give you a balanced “higher” education when you enter college. Our admissions expert reflects on how much less rich his life would have been without all of those required liberal arts courses.
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