Archive - June 2014

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Introducing the Midwest Team
2
Become Boulder
3
Picking Your Classes
4
Reviewing Your Financial Aid Package
5
Summer Jobs
6
Six Things I Didn’t Know I Couldn’t Live Without
7
Advice on Getting an Internship

Introducing the Midwest Team

Traveling around the country is a big part of the admissions world. As I've mentioned before, I serve as the Midwest regional representative, based in Chicago. The title implies that I'm responsible for the majority of the midwestern United States. In reality, I help lead a team of individuals who cover a huge territory ranging[…]

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Become Boulder

I’m in Boulder, Colorado, over the summer for an internship in optical engineering. I am working on developing optical design software with a company called FiveFocal, LLC. It’s been four weeks since I arrived, and I can honestly say that Boulder is one of the coolest, most mind-blowing places I've ever visited. Right on the foothills of the[…]

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Picking Your Classes

One of the most stressful parts of starting college for me was figuring out what classes I was going to take. That was the first time I’d ever really had an entire book of classes to pick from, so it was overwhelming but exciting all at once. I wanted to share with you the classes[…]

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Reviewing Your Financial Aid Package

Alrighty, folks! It’s that time of year again! You’ve been relaxing at home for a few weeks since the semester ended, and we’ve been hard at work on your financial aid packages. We’ll be emailing them out shortly, and we are happy to answer any questions you may have. Typically, if your family’s financial situation[…]

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Summer Jobs

Happy summer, all! Classes have been over for about a month now… finals are over and you've finally got some free time on your hands! Now here’s the million dollar question: how are you gonna fill all those free hours you've got now? Long walks on the beach? Coffee dates? Lavish dinners with your closest[…]

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Six Things I Didn’t Know I Couldn’t Live Without

So maybe “couldn’t live without” is a bit of an exaggeration. However, having theses things certainly made my first year of college much more comfortable and easy than it would have been without them. Obviously, this is not a complete list of what you need for college, but these are things that many students might[…]

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Advice on Getting an Internship

Reading the news lately could cause one to think that a plain old bachelor’s degree just doesn’t cut it anymore. Unfortunately, that thought wouldn’t be too far from the truth. Employers feel that most schools thrust their graduates into the workforce woefully unprepared, so getting a summer internship (or some other form of job preparation)[…]

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