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College is Expensive

By Ryan Hickey + updated on January 26th, 2010

Money. It’s all about money. The admissions process is no exception, as the cost of higher education has continued to skyrocket in recent years. The price tag of a B.S., M.A., or Ph.D. has not only increased in the Ivy League and at other esteemed private institutions, but also at public schools. Tuition at many [...]

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Writing Skills for Life

By Ryan Hickey + updated on January 19th, 2010

One of the great yet often overlooked things about agonizing over admissions essays is that even after the applications are submitted, applicants have built and strengthened writing skills that will aid them for the rest of their lives. Many of the traits that make an application essay excellent can also make a research paper, short [...]

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Think One Essay is Hard? Try 6! MBA Essay Hints

By Ryan Hickey + updated on January 7th, 2010

It’s January 7, 2010. Most college application deadlines have passed, so today’s post will focus on issues relevant to those applying to advanced degree programs, particularly business schools. If you are applying to an undergraduate institution with a later deadline (check out for a fairly comprehensive list of programs with deadlines that have not [...]

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