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Cold on Campus: How College Students are Staying Warm

The CollegeBound Network | January 7, 2014

Grab yourself a hot bowl of soup, and check out how the Polar Vortex is sweeping across the nation’s college campuses… [Read More]

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College Admissions Trends: What Will 2014 Bring?

Dawn Papandrea | January 2, 2014

New year, same old pressures when it comes to getting into the college of your dreams, right? While many things do inevitably stay the same (needing a good GPA and decent SAT score to have a fighting chance at your reach schools), there are some trends that we predict will slightly alter the college admissions process in 2014.

Let’s take a peek at the CollegeBound crystal ball, shall we?

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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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If Christmas Characters Went to College…

Dawn Papandrea | December 16, 2013

Ever wonder what your favorite holiday cartoon characters were like back in their college days? Probably not, but The CollegeBound Network couldn’t help putting on its “ghost of college past” hat to see what these classic characters majored in. Here’s what we discovered… [Read More]

If you’re in the throes of Black Friday shenanigans or are gearing up for Cyber Monday fever, you’re probably putting a lot of thought into the holiday shopping process. Here’s how you can get a two-in-one college application bang for your buck… Keep that momentum going by applying what you’ll learn up and down the aisles to the college selection process. [Read More]

A College-Bound Senior’s Thanksgiving

Dawn Papandrea | November 27, 2013

Even though it might have been a stressful fall semester so far, when you take a moment to think about it, there’s plenty to be thankful for if you’re a college-bound senior… [Read More]

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With the biggest shopping season just about ready to kick off, now is the time to leave provide your generous relatives with some hints on the great gifts you could use. Check out these ideas perfect for college students like you, to get started… [Read More]

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Introducing the Ron Burgundy School of Communications

Dawn Papandrea | November 18, 2013

I have to admit that when I scanned the headlines and saw that Emerson College was naming its communications school after Ron Burgundy — yes, that Ron Burgundy, the fictitious “Anchorman” portrayed by Will Ferrell — I was slightly annoyed. After all, as a former journalism student, there are so many amazing news professionals who actually deserve such an honor. And, to coin a phrase from the film, it’s “kind of a big deal” to have a school named after you. [Read More]