Tag: state schools

Finding a Public College That Fits

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Former Executive Director of Admission, University of Colorado Boulder

If you've decided to attend a public college, you already know about the benefits they offer. But how do you choose the right one for you? Find out here! read more

The Advantages of Going to a Public College or University

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Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Admissions, University of Connecticut

Thinking about heading to a state school? Here are some good reasons why you should. read more

Public Universities: What's in a Name?

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Admissions Counselor, Clemson University

Public schools can often be overlooked by students and parents because their names create assumptions that aren't true--by a long shot. But there's more behind the names than you may realize. read more

Studying Business at a Public School

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Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

Many of America's public universities offer undergraduate business majors. These programs are all grounded in a solid liberal arts foundation. And most offer amazing options to study an aspect of business in depth. read more

Making a Difference With Philanthropy

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Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

Philanthropic opportunities are everywhere, and your college campus probably boasts a bunch! From raising money to volunteering your time, you can find lots of ways to make a difference. read more

Why Public?

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Vice President for Enrollment Managemen, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Do you want the ultimate college experience at an affordable cost? A wide variety of classes, organizations, and clubs to choose from? A huge stadium with hundreds of other fans? If this sounds ideal, then a public college or university might be the perfect fit for you! read more

Make a Big School Seem Small

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Worried about being just another freshman face in the crowd? Well, don't be! There are plenty of ways to find your niche at even the biggest flagship state universities. read more

Tips and Tricks for Staying Focused in a Lecture

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Lecture classes are an inevitable part of attending a large public university, but there are ways to stay focused during the lecture to retain a good amount of material. read more

Comparing Public Colleges: Big vs. Small Schools

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You probably know the saying "big fish in a small pond." What about small fish in a big pond? Or medium-sized ponds? Old adages aside, school size and student population can greatly influence your university experience. read more

Financial Aid Help

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Associate Vice President of Planning, Enrollment Management, and Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay

College costs alone deter thousands of qualified students every year from applying to schools where they might flourish. This is a shame! With some advanced planning, a little patience, and a willingness to ask questions, you may find that there are more affordable options out there than you think. read more