Admissions

Helping Students Overcome Undermatch

0 Comments 24 May 2017

For many high achieving, low-income students, undermatch is a real phenomenon. Undermatch occurs when a qualified student attends a college or university that is below his or her grades, test scores and abilities. Academically promising students wind up in community college or mediocre four-year colleges. Often times, they receive less financial, academic and social support […]

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Housing

Questions to Ask Your Future Roommate

0 Comments 24 May 2017

Finding out who your roommate will be is both exciting and nerve-wracking. Ask your future roommate these questions to get to know them. What time do you go to bed? Odds are that you will be living in a single room with a stranger – it’s time to learn each other’s habits. You might be […]

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Dorm Life on a Budget

0 Comments 22 May 2017

Your dorm is your new home away from home. Making it reflect your style will help you ease into college. Decorating, however, can be expensive. Here are some ideas for decorating and enjoying your dorm room on a budget. Buy Secondhand Things Before you start shopping, talk to friends and family to see if they […]

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Admissions, Fly-In Focus

College Greenlight Hosts Fly-in Program Webinar

0 Comments 19 May 2017

Visiting a college campus doesn’t have to be a challenge — even if a campus is across the county. Many colleges offer fly-in programs, where students are flown in for a campus tour. College Greenlight keeps an updated list of fly-in programs all over the country. More than 70 colleges, including many of the nation’s […]

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Admissions

Top Colleges that Come to Visit You

0 Comments 17 May 2017

Students from underrepresented backgrounds often are eligible for college fly-in programs, where colleges fly in students for campus visits. Some colleges, however, go an extra step and jointly travel to the students as a group. These programs, which travel across the country and give students the opportunity to meet with campus officials from top colleges […]

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