Quarter System Colleges: Life of a Trimester Student

I attend one of the quarter system colleges in Illinois, North Central College. A small, 4-year liberal arts school seated smack dab in the outer burbs of Chicago, IL. Like any other college, the campus community thrives with a solid academic base and an exuberant amount of school spirit. However, unlike most colleges that begin their 16 week semes...

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How To Pick The Right College For You

Finding the college that is right for you can be a difficult and nerve-wracking task. You will be spending about four years at your college of choice and the last thing you want is to feel as if you have made a mistake in the college you choose. This post will help you determine how to pick the right college for you. It is a picky task of weeding t...

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What’s the Difference Between a College and a University?

Your friends in high school are talking about going to college, while others are headed to varying universities. What’s the difference between a college and a university? And which is the best choice for you? According to the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, there were an astounding 4,409 institutions granting degrees in higher ...

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Universities in Canada

Canada is the second largest country in the world by landmass, but the 36th largest in terms of population. It also has a lot of great schools, including two of the top 20 universities in the world according to the QS Top Universities ranking. Here are seven of the best schools in the country. McGill University – Montreal, Quebec QS World Unive...

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How To Choose A Career

Virtually no one knows what they want to do after college. What undergrads do know is that they need a job after they graduate, or its move-in time with the parents (every graduates nightmare). Even if you do know which career path you want to follow, that decision could change in a split second during your college years.  Read more......

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Community Colleges with Dorms

Community colleges are designed to be low cost institutions that serve their local communities. This holds up for urban and suburban settings, but what if you live in a rural area that doesn’t have a community college? For instance, there are only eleven certified community colleges in California that are north of Sacramento. For the sake of ...

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Best Colleges in Maryland

If you have any interest in attending university on the east coast, be sure to include the “Old Line State”, or “Free State”, in your search! Although Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, it is densely populated and does not lack in its many academic institutions for higher education. You should definitely check out a fe...

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Who Runs the World? Women Engineers!

Traditionally, engineering is a field in which women are heavily underrepresented. It is undoubtedly a male dominated profession and has been for quite some time now. Studying to become an engineer in college requires hard work and determination for both women and men. However, pursuing a profession in engineering proves more difficult for female s...

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