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College Student City Guide: New York City

by Stephanie Farah

Welcome to New York, New York, the city so nice, they named it twice. Considered by some to be the center of the universe, New York is a one-of-a-kind place--not to read more

How to Tell Your Story With Your Application Essay

by Justin Nevin

The common advice to "tell your story" has probably been around as long as the admission essay itself. But what parts of your story are you supposed to share in read more

Common Denominators: College Success Factors Among Minority and First-Generation Students

by Eric N. Ford

College is tough. For students without adequate support systems in place, it can be even tougher, particularly amongst first-generation and multicultural students. read more

You and Your Transfer Counselors

by Anne Griffin

Worried about the transfer process? Don't be. You've had someone in your corner all along: your transfer counselor. read more

Is Social Media Holding You Back?

by Susan Jensen

In our super-connected world, it can actually be a little tricky to maintain a healthy relationship with social media. Here you can assess your social media habits read more

Top Mistakes Transfer Students Make . . . and How to Avoid Them!

by Ashley Hueber

Because the transfer process is fraught with unique challenges, it comes with unique potential pitfalls as well. That's why we asked a transfer admission insider to read more

College Fact Machine

Founded in 1842, Willamette University started as a school designed to educate local Native American children. Today, the school's relationship with Native Americans continues to thrive, including through annual campus Powwows.

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