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The Experts' Choice: Colleges for the Improved Student

Didn't do so hot your freshman and sophomore year of high school? Don't stress. These are the colleges the experts say are best for the student who has...

The Experts' Choice: Terrific Private Universities for a B Student

These are the private colleges that our experts say B students should include in their college search.

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Top Colleges for the Late Bloomer

Did you get a slow start in high school? That's okay. At these respected colleges, lower-than-average students with energy and determination are considered...

Homeschool-Friendly Colleges

So for the past few years your house has doubled as your high school. At least you haven't had to ride the bus--score! These colleges are particularly open...

Community Colleges Awarding the Most Degrees: Two-Year Schools

These colleges rock at what they do. The following schools award the most associate degrees to their students.

Community Colleges Awarding the Most One-Year Certificates

One and done! These colleges give you a certificate after just one year in their programs.

Community Colleges with On-Campus Housing

These colleges have housing so you can get out on your own. Colleges vary in the numbers of students housed. At some, the majority live on campus, while at...

The Experts' Choice: Best Two-Year Colleges

Two-year colleges can save you a lot of dough. Here are our experts' picks for the best community and junior colleges that prepare you for a four-year school.

Top 20 Community Colleges in the United States

Community colleges have (rightfully) been gaining support and stature in recent years, and with talk of making them free, that's not going to...

Ease the College Transition with a Postgrad Program

The transition from high school to college can be intense: living away from home, harder academics, lots of new people. But you can ease into it with a...

Great Gap Year Programs

A gap year is a year off between high school and college. (Awesome, right?) But instead of lazing around for a year, Sandy Furth, M.S., educational...

Schools That Offer Deferred Admission of Less Than 1 Year

Ready for college?! Okay, how about almost ready? These schools allow students to defer an offer of admission for several months, but less than one year, so...

Schools That Offer Deferred Admission of More Than 1 Year

College is a life-changing experience, not to mention a huge life change. Sometimes a little walkabout is just what you need to clear your mind and prepare...

The Experts' Choice: Great Summer and Gap Year Programs

We all need a bit of time to relax every once in a while. Instead of sleeping in your parents' basement, enroll in one of these programs before you enter...