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Student Athletes Suffer Social Media Attacks

Robyn Tellefsen | January 9, 2013

How many of us have gone to a game and yelled at the players who weren’t doing what we thought they should? Angry shouts in the stadium may get drowned out in the din of the crowd, but blasts on social media are in black and white for all the world – including the athletes themselves – to see. [Read More]

A Case for College: A Degree Has Economic Benefits

Robyn Tellefsen | January 7, 2013

We’ve all read stories and statistics of individuals who have achieved success without a college degree. After all, the traditional college route is not for everyone, and we fully acknowledge that fact. [Read More]

Read all about college life and the admissions process, with blogs hosted by schools, college-focused publications, major news outlets, private college admissions counselors, test prep companies, and more.

Our list is by no means scientifically chosen. These are just a few of the blogs that we frequent that offer informative and entertaining reads worth checking out if you’re a college-bounder or the parent of one. And, therefore, we wanted to make a special shout out to them and induct them into our “College Blog Honor Roll.”

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You made it through the PSAT, SAT, and all the other fun-filled college prep activities that get packed into the fall semester. And hopefully, you spent the holiday break resting up for round two.

So now that you’ve made merry and drank all the eggnog you can handle, it’s time to make a game plan for spring. Here’s an overview to help you get started. [Read More]

The Biggest College Stories and Trends of 2012

Robyn Tellefsen | December 30, 2012

This was the year of Pinterest, flash mobs, “Gangnam Style,” and so much more. (The U.S. Naval Academy, Military Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, Air Force Academy, and Coast Guard Academy have even created their own versions of the PSY song and dance craze!). Take a stroll with us down memory lane to relive some of the biggest college moments of 2012. [Read More]

Students Get Educated about the Real World

Lori Johnston | December 26, 2012

No, it’s not MTV’s long-running reality show coming to college campuses. Instead, schools are preparing college students for life after graduation with “real world” seminars, workshops and courses.

After four (or more) years of studying, taking exams, writing papers and having a social life, when you get ready to leave college, there can be a ton of unknowns. Some students say goodbye to college with trepidation about what’s next, including renting an apartment, interviewing for a job, negotiating a salary and benefits, networking and even acting professional during a cocktail hour. [Read More]

Happy Holidays from The CollegeBound Network

The CollegeBound Network | December 24, 2012

May you find peace, joy, love (and acceptance letters!) this holiday season! [Read More]

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Study Looks at How Students, Well, Study

Lori Johnston | December 21, 2012

Finals are over for college students, but it will soon be time for a new semester to begin and for students to put their study habits back into action. Some high schoolers may be getting a taste of the college life in early 2013 if you already are participating in an early enrollment program. Or if not, the habits of current college students may give you an idea of what to expect in fall. [Read More]