College Spotlight: Oberlin College
Do you dream of making the world a better place? If you are a highly accomplished independent self starter looking for a terrific liberal arts college, then Oberlin may be for you. This open campus of many different mixed building styles is located in Oberlin, Ohio (forty minutes southwest of Cleveland, two and a half hours northeast of Columbus). In addition to the traditional areas of liberal arts studies, and a notable environmental studies program with its own total green building, Oberlin’s Conservatory of Music program is top notch and very competitive! Currently under construction is a new Jazz building that will house a full orchestra. If you are considering studying at a conservatory and pursuing a rigorous academic track consider Oberlin’s double degree program. For more info click here. Campus photos taken on college visit on 6/26/09 by Michelle Cassel
Don’t Let Summer Pass You By!
While many think of the summer as a time to relax, hit the beach and do anything but something academic, summer is the best time to explore potential academic majors and careers. You can learn more about this at your local library. Take advantage of the down time to up your game. You will be glad you did.
Did You Know?
Imagine only sending your best SAT scores to colleges and deleting the rest. Well, you can! Since March 2009 the College Board has offered Score Choice. You can choose one SAT sitting to send to colleges, and hide the rest. This also applies to SAT II Subject tests. Needless to say, college admissions officers have mixed feelings about the program. Some agree that it will take some pressure off high school students, while others will still demand that applicants submit all of their SAT or ACT scores. To read more click here.
Way Back When College Was a Buyer’s Market
March 31, 2011
Oh to be interested in attending Harvard University in the late 1860s. Harvard and other schools like Vassar and Columbia actually advertised for students in newspapers, and any required frehman entrance exams could be taken on the weekend prior to the start of classes. How… Read More>>
Ni Hao! – NYU to open Shanghai campus
March 27, 2011
New York University announced plans to establish a degree-granting campus in Shanghai. NYU's president was expected to sign an agreement on March 28 with Chinese officials to seal the deal. This move signals a continuing trend for American universities. NYU already has a degree-granting campus… Read More>>
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