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GPA, SAT Scores and ACT Scores for the Ivy League

Harvard - GPA and Test Score Data for Admission

Learn what it takes to get into the Ivy League with these GPA, SAT and ACT graphs for admitted, rejected and waitlisted students: Brown | Columbia | Cornell | Dartmouth | Harvard | Penn | Princeton | Yale

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10 College Interview Mistakes

Wednesday April 16, 2014
The interview is one of the few opportunities in the college admissions process for showing off your passions and personality, and it allows you to demonstrate your interest in a college. It also gives you a chance to learn more about a college. However, that wad of chewing gum or silent shrug of the shoulders can hurt your chances. Make sure the interview works in your favor by avoiding these 10 College Interview Mistakes.

Also be sure to master these 12 Common Interview Questions before you ever set foot in the interview room.

GPA, SAT and ACT Data for Top North Carolina Colleges

Wednesday April 16, 2014

North Carolina has some impressive options for higher education, and the admissions standards for places like Duke and UNC Chapel Hill can be daunting. Most top-ranking schools have holistic admissions, so the final admissions decision takes into consideration things like your extracurricular involvement and application essay.

That said, you're going to need high grades and strong test scores to get in. To see if you're on target for admission to some of North Carolina's top colleges, click on a school's name to view a graph with GPA, SAT score and ACT score data for accepted and rejected students: Appalachian State | Davidson | Duke | Elon | Guilford | High Point | Meredith | NC State | Salem | UNC Asheville | UNC Chapel Hill | UNC School of the Arts | UNC Wilmington | Wake Forest | Warren Wilson

Top New England Colleges and Universities

Wednesday April 16, 2014

New England is home to some of the most selective and prestigious colleges and universities in the world. My list of the 25 top New England colleges is filled with many familiar names -- Harvard, Yale, Williams, Amherst, and many others. A couple of the schools may be less familiar to readers. The colleges and universities on the list were chosen based on retention rates, four- and six-year graduation rates, student engagement, academic strengths, and financial aid.

Wellesley College
Wellesley College
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Act Quickly! 64 Scholarships with May Deadlines

Sunday April 13, 2014

With May fast approaching, you seniors out there probably think that you're about done with the whole college admissions process. Fair enough, but keep in mind that scholarship deadlines continue to pass you by. There are thousands of organizations out there with money to award to deserving students, but you can't win the cash if you don't apply.

These 64 scholarships with May deadlines range in value from $100 to $50,000. Check them out to see if any match your interests and background.

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