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Martin Luther King’s college career is definitely worthy of recognition, as he is one of our nation’s most famous graduates of a historically black college and university. Check out these five facts about the education King received on his way to making a lasting impact on our country before his assassination in 1968. [Read More]

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With a name like “Robodawgs,” it’s no wonder this high school robotics team is gaining national attention. The Grandville High School team is touted as one of the most accomplished teams in the country to build competitive robots that drive, fly, cruise the surface of lakes and rivers, dive underwater, and soar into the stratosphere.

 

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college dorm move in checklist and tips

Move-in day is a stressful but significant mark that brings with it the excitement (and the anxiety!) that you are actually going to college. From adorning your new “home-away-from-home” to saying your goodbyes to the family who’ve stood by you all your life, let’s just say it’s a crazy day! That’s why we’re stepping in with some useful tips and handy-dandy dorm checklist from hhgregg (the electronics and home appliance retailer)… [Read More]

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Enter the “Tape On” Back-to-School Contest

Jessica Plutchok | July 24, 2014

Back to school means one thing: new school supplies. And what better way to get excited about the new school year than by entering a contest to earn some extra cash!

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dorm decor to make you stand out

When it comes to getting yourself dorm room all pimped out, all it usually  akes are a few unique pieces to set your side apart. Thanks for IKEA – always on the quest for fresh and progressive design – we’ve found 7 fresh dorm decor items just perfect for back-to-school season. Get your Pinterest-pinning finger ready…

 

 

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The Princeton Review to publish colege and university crime and security statistics.

It used to be that college campuses were safe havens of learning. Sadly, not anymore. As of May of 2014, The Princeton Review has incorporated a campus safety section with specific information on the 1200 + college and university profiles listed on their website. Such a “danger” component is something that’s become increasingly important to many parents and students considering colleges. [Read More]

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On the Presidential Agenda: Rape-Free College Campuses

The CollegeBound Network | January 27, 2014

You’ve probably heard about the horrifying statistics when it comes to date rapes and sexual assaults that take place on our nation’s college and university campuses. And then there are the scores of other incidents that go unreported.

There’s almost an unspoken rule that what happens at drunken college parties stays at drunken college parties. A culture in which girls are taught not to leave their drinks unattended, but young men aren’t necessarily taught that attacking a girl who’s drunk or says no isn’t OK. And then of course, there are the scandals, the coverups when promising college athletes are involved, and on the flip side, the false accusations made by misguided, vengeful young women.

President Obama is making it his personal mission to change the culture of rape on campus… [Read More]

ICYMI: CB’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2013

Dawn Papandrea | December 23, 2013

It’s been a fun year blogging for you, dear readers, and we’re looking forward to bringing you more college survival strategies, trend stories, and entertaining posts in 2014! Before we move ahead, we took a look back at some of our favorite and most popular blog posts of the year (in chronological order).

Enjoy reading (or re-reading) our top 10 picks…

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