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HECA Conference in Vancouver, BC

The Higher Education Counselors Association (HECA) Conference in Vancouver, BC, was full of interesting programs, from presentations by the president of Quest University to sessions on current admissions topics. The conference was held on the campus of the University of British Columbia, where there was substantial campus-wide construction in progress. There were admissions representatives from […]

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Tips for New College Students

on September 23, 2009 in Heading to College

The following is a list of articles assembled by a colleague to share with parents and students on transitioning to college, including one she wrote for the Foreign Service Journal for an audience of parents who live overseas and are sending their kids back to the States. 5 Unhealthy College Habits to Avoid in the […]

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Understanding the Class of 2013

on September 23, 2009 in Heading to College

Each August since 1998, Beloit College has released the Beloit College Mindset List. It provides a look at the cultural touchstones that shape the lives of students entering college.

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Rethinking the Cost of College

on July 15, 2009 in Heading to College, Paying for College

While the data is not yet available to assess the impact of the economy on returning college students, this article highlights a trend that many counselors are hearing anecdotally.

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