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Colleges that produce the highest # of PhDs application strategy colleges list future planning Sep 27, 2021
These colleges produce the highest percentage of eventual doctorate recipients in the humanities, natural sciences, and social and behavior sciences. Institutions are listed in rank order and based...
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All the UCs schooling details you had questions about application strategy colleges list future planning Sep 22, 2021
What are the UCs majors-best know for:
  1. UC Los Angeles Engineering, Psychology
  2. UC Berkeley  Statistics, Sociology, Media Studies
  3. UC Santa Barbara Chemical Engineering,...
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Know where your target college stands: Buyers and Sellers Colleges application strategy colleges list future planning junior year senior year Apr 25, 2021
What are the buyers and sellers? 
It’s a concept of dividing colleges based on their need versus your desire via their marketing $$ at play to get in.. Jeff Selingo developed...
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And the award for the least merit scholarships goes to... application strategy colleges list financial planning future planning Apr 24, 2021
Read the table below as name of the school, state name and %  of Institutional Aid Given Without Respect to Financial Need 
 
University of California-BerkeleyCA9%
Florida State...
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California schools with track record of good Financial aid, merit scholarships application strategy colleges list financial planning future planning Apr 23, 2021
Read-on expanding the blog post. We've kept the list short so the outliers standout. If you need more contact us and we'd be happy to help out. 
 
This is in order of the given merit, not...
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Five interesting facts about college admissions application strategy colleges list future planning Apr 21, 2021
  1. UCLA is the #1-most-applied-to college, with nearly 114,000 applications (pre-COVID).
  2. It's possible to write a college essay about something as mundane as showering...and get into Yale! (Someone...
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8 COLLEGE ADMISSION RESOURCES TO HELP YOU HIT THE GROUND RUNNING IN 2021 application strategy colleges list covid future planning junior year senior year Apr 21, 2021
It’s a new year, but the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our day-to-day lives—and the college admissions landscape. Here are 8 updates and resources to help you stay in-the-know...
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Schools that offer NO MERIT Scholarships application strategy colleges list financial planning future planning Apr 21, 2021
The list of colleges NOT offering merit scholarships include many of the most well-known in the United States.
 
  1. Amherst College
  2. Dartmouth College
  3. Reed College
  4. Bernard College
  5. Goddard...
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