Tag: myths

True or False? Clearing Up College Myths

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We took a look at the most common myths about college, from getting scholarships with a low GPA to whether or not admission counselors really read your essays. So keep reading to find out what's true...and what's totally false. read more

4 Myths About Getting into the Ivy League and Other Selective Colleges

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Founder and President, CollegePrep360; Author

Here, an Ivy League insider debunks five popular misconceptions about selective college admission. Read on for tips that will help you "think like an Ivy League admission officer" and understand how the selection process really works. read more

9 College Admission Myths, Busted!

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Student

You've heard a lot about the college search process over the years. Some of it helpful, but some pure malarkey. read more

The Top Three Scholarship Myths

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Founder, Thousand Dollar Hour

There are a lot of myths floating around out there regarding college scholarships. "They're only for high school seniors." "It's hard to get scholarships." "Just go to one website." For every scholarship myth you believe, you're costing yourself money--maybe even tens of thousands of dollars! read more

Top Five Myths About the SAT

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Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

From thinking the SAT is the be-all-end-all metric of your college application to believing it's your only admission option, here are a few common myths about that venerated (and feared) standardized test. read more

5 Myths About College Classes

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

There are a lot of myths about college academia and unfortunately, many students enter college unaware of them. Time to bust them! read more

College Myths Exposed

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Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

If you have a child going off to college in the near future, you've probably already started thinking about the "worst" that can happen. Well, I have some good news . . . college isn't as scary as you might think! read more