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European Universities vs. American Universities: We Win

European universities are nothing like American colleges and universities. That’s the conclusion that I drew during our family’s two-week vacation in Spain and France. We were visiting my daughter Caitlin, who has been attending the University of Barcelona for two semesters. During the vacation, I kept getting into conversations with Europeans about their universities. I […]

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2 Great Resources for Summer Programs for High School Students

Now’s the time to start thinking about summer programs for high school students. The number of summer school programs and camps for teens can be daunting, but there are two resources that can make the search manageable. Enrichment Alley On this site you’ll find a great database of summer programs for teenagers that you can […]

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Generous Colleges for International Students

A high school counselor in Colombia asked me today how she could find American colleges that provide financial aid for international students who want to study in the United States. Actually, there are many schools that provide need-based aid to international students interested in American colleges and universities. Every year a member of the Overseas […]

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Naming Names: A List of the Most Generous Colleges

In the last few days, I’ve been working on an assignment about college rankings — when it’s published I’ll be sure to link to the article. Today, however, I thought I’d provide links to some helpful college lists courtesy of US News & World Report. Colleges Giving the Most Merit Scholarships One question that I […]

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