Tag Archives: college applications

A peek behind the college admissions curtain

The decision process from the desk of an admissions counselor “Top Ramen is the best invention in the world,” read the opening line of an Augsburg University applicant’s Common Application essay. Shonna Fulford, the director of admissions at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, befuddled and amused, read on. Her eyes curiously …

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As seniors leave, juniors look to college apps

Graduation season brings a new group of students to a familiar stage: applying to college This advice from experts can smooth the path College may be a stressful time for anyone from the prospective student to the parent providing financial assistance for their child. With acceptance rates dropping as low …

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Day 38 College Applications

While the rest of the school is in testing, seniors spend the day working on college applications. Photo by Maddie Binning.

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Teens with jobs

Beyond spending money: Teens with jobs are able to mature as people as they learn important life management skills and gain valuable insights into the world before they take their next steps Grade school: learn study skills, time management and teamwork in preparation for high school. High school: get involved in …

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