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Digging Deep. Determination for the Uphill Climb.

Digging Deep. Determination for the Uphill Climb.

To get results most people don’t, you need to do what most people won’t. We’re closing in on a couple of key ACT exam dates in February. There are some really hard-working students out there who are tired. It’s shaky leg time. It’s mile 20 of a 26.2-mile marathon....

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Championship Habits of Good Students

Championship Habits of Good Students

Does hard work always pay off? Unfortunately not. Just ask University of Alabama Football Head Coach Nick Saban after Monday's National Championship game versus Clemson. Saban’s Bowl Game record is 14-10. His career coaching record is 232–63–1. Talented athletes...

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ACT Scores and Merit Aid Payback Compelling Data

ACT Scores and Merit Aid Payback Compelling Data

  ACT Scores and Merit Aid Payback. One graphic. Two compelling conclusions. ACT Scores and Merit Aid Conclusion #1: Sometimes one more point on the ACT CAN make a difference. More points = more better. ACT Scores and Merit Aid Conclusion #2: If you’re not...

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If Dogs Went To College

If Dogs Went To College

Ever wonder who you'd meet on campus if dogs went to college? What would their college majors be? Their hobbies? Their quirks? Well, we thought this question deserved an answer. So we looked into it and met some interesting characters. Usually we write blog posts...

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Your Campus Visit Bullet Journal and How To Use It

Your Campus Visit Bullet Journal and How To Use It

Stop! Before you read this, check out our new Campus Visit Bullet Journal, which you can download, print and use for campus visits. Okay, now resume reading. You'll find instructions below. We're HUGE believers in the power of campus visits for your college planning...

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So Many Parental Panic Attacks So Little Time

So Many Parental Panic Attacks So Little Time

This scene is from one of my favorite movies, Raising Arizona. The woman doing most of the talking is Dot, played by Frances McDormand. As a parent, each of us has had a conversation like this with a “well-meaning” friend. Our blood pressure skyrockets. Our stomach...

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