Monthly Archives: July 2017

Texas Topics: University of Texas at Austin vs. Texas A&M

Texas Topics: University of Texas at Austin vs. Texas A&M For many high school Texans, both the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M are on their potential college list. If you’re considering applying to both, we’re sure you’ve debated the different merits of being a Longhorn versus being an Aggie, and you might…
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College Students Today, and the Concept of Delayed Adulthood

College Students Today, and the Concept of Delayed Adulthood Today, writer Esta Pratt-Kielley published a fascinating article entitled, Why College Is Not the Same as When I Was in School. She addresses all of the ways in which today’s college students are having a vastly different experience from their own parents. From college admissions to…
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Breaking News: The New UT Austin Essay Requirements Have Been Announced!

Breaking News: The New UT Austin Essay Requirements Have Been Announced!  In a previous blog post, we discussed the rumor that the UT Austin essay requirements could potentially change this summer for students applying to Fall 2018. Today, those changes were announced! You can breathe a sigh of relief, because they are actually decreasing the amount of writing…
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Fast Facts About the “Southern Ivy League”

Fast Facts About the “Southern Ivy League” The eight elite institutions that comprise the Ivy League are extremely selective, rigorous, and respected… but they aren’t the only topnotch schools in the country! Many people use the term “Southern Ivy League” to describe the most prestigious schools of the South. While there is no official list,…
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