Category Archives: Get Smart!

Food Insecurity in College (and Some SUPER Cheap Dorm Room Meals!)

Food Insecurity in College (and Some SUPER Cheap Dorm Room Meals)   We all know that common stereotype: college kids that are perpetually broke, subsisting on Ramen noodles cooked up in dorm room microwaves. While there’s truth in that image, many college administrators are learning a darker fact: that some students don’t even always have…
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What Should Your Extracurriculars Say About You?

What Should Your Extracurriculars Say About You? Every high school student knows that having extracurricular activities on their college application is crucial. After all, that’s ingrained in our heads from the first day of freshman year (and often even before that). It can be tempting to grab every flyer and join as many random clubs…
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College Visit FAQ

College Visit FAQ  College visits are an important part of the college admissions process. It’s your chance to see what the university is really like, apart from the pretty pictures you’ve seen on the website. This visit can also be intimidating though… I vividly remember wandering around the campus anxious, wide-eyed, and feeling like a…
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