Lewis and Clark College

Portland, OR If you want to be more than just a number once you get to college, you might want to check out Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where you won’t even be reduced to a number when you apply. Admissions officers at Lewis and Clark understand that numbers like test scores alone […]

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Scripps College

Claremont, CA Sorry guys—it’s women-only at Scripps College where 800 smart, artsy, confident women enjoy a rigorous liberal arts education with a strong sense of female community. Scripps is the women’s college of The Claremont Colleges, a cluster of five tiny schools on 317 acres in Claremont, CA that includes Claremont McKenna, Pomona, Harvey Mudd […]

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Grinnell College

Grinnell, Iowa Small liberal arts colleges like Grinnell are widely renowned for small classes, dedicated faculty, and academically rich environments where students enjoy learning. But the nation‘s highest-scoring basketball team? You‘d have a hard time finding a more entertaining basketball team to watch than the Grinnell Pioneers. They play a run-and-gun offense that shoots the […]

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Five Ways to Take the Pressure Off

The college admissions process is putting a lot of pressure on students these days. Here are five ways to take a lot of pressure off yourself and regain college admissions control. 1.  Take charge of the process yourself. The more you do for yourself, the more in control of the process you will feel. So […]

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University of Texas — Austin

Austin, Texas We’ve profiled a lot of small schools in our college spotlight, so many that it might seem we’re biased against the big schools. We admit it, we love the way that small classes and close contact with dedicated professors virtually guarantees an enriching college experience. But we also like to think big. In […]

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