Sage Advice from a Wittenberg University Alumni

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Wittenberg University Alumni, reminds us of another Ohio school Kenyon College. Both highly selective schools have a scenic rural campus, small student body and academic emphasis on the liberal arts. Wittenberg University, which is known affectionately as Witt to fellow Tigers, was established in 1845 with the motto “Having Light, We Pass It On To Others”. Today the school offers more than 70 majors, and it’s been ranked as an impressive institution by everyone from U.S. World News & Report to Forbes. Approximately 2,000 students attend the school’s tree lined campus in the small city of Springfield, Ohio. They participate in Greek life, a variety of...

A University of Florida Student Shares Her Advice

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When you think of Florida, certain things probably come to mind oranges, the ocean and sunny skies for miles. Well, it’s also got a lot going for it in terms of academics twelve state universities, twenty eight community colleges and various private institutions leave scholars to be with an abundance of options. The University of Florida remains a leading choice. Located in Gainesville, the school has quite a large undergraduate headcount with 32,781 being reported in 2015. The Gators aren’t just admirable thinkers, either. Their sports teams compete in both Division I and the Southeastern Conference (seriously, don’t even think about underestimating the...

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Before Attending Harvard University

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When it comes to elite universities known the world over, Harvard University certainly ranks near the top. The private Ivy League school, which was established in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1636, is highly selective with just a 5.3% undergraduate acceptance rate. Look back into the school’s history, and you’ll discover great influence and wealth. A seemingly endless list of notable alumni includes everyone from John F. Kennedy to Bill Gates. Politicians, royals, businessmen, civil rights leaders they’ve all graduated with the crimson prestige. And their endowment? It’s just as staggering as you would think; $37.6 billion was reported in 2015. These...

How Safe Is CUNY Hunter College

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You might not know it, but CUNY Hunter College was originally founded in 1870 as a women’s college making it one of the oldest public colleges in the United States. The school’s location in Manhattan’s Upper East Side is far removed from the rural schools we typically cover. Tree laden greens and intimate living quarters are traded for bustling traffic and tall buildings. There’s no denying it. New York City doesn’t fare well on statistics pages when it comes to crime. You might be wondering just how safe well studied Hawks are at Hunter. Surprisingly, crime is almost non existent here among students. How’s that for shaking up the plot? If...

The Best and Worst Professors at Kingsborough Community College

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Ah, the Big Apple! We’ve covered New York colleges before today we continue onward with Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn still the only community college in the now trendy borough. The institution, which overlooks Sheepshead Bay, was founded in 1963. Its urban campus has approximately 14,000 students, with more than half attending full time. Scholars in varying stages of life come to acquire liberal arts degrees or career educations. In fact, the school’s official website states that roughly 70% of its students are enrolled in a liberal arts program. It’s not just the affordable and award winning academics that Kingsborough pupils come for,...

The Best and Worst Professors at Stanford University

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Stanford University with its sunny suburban campus in California enjoys the prestige that comes with being a globally recognized institution. Since its founding in 1885, this school has produced some of the world’s most forward thinking minds. Proudly wearing the colors of cardinal and white puts you beside famed alumni who have established innovative companies like Google, Nike and Instagram. If you think that’s impressive, then remember that we’re only talking about the tech sphere here. Stanford University has produced noteworthy figures in a variety of disciplines you could be among them by rolling in one of 40 departments across three academic...

Five Things You Must Do at San Diego State University

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Established in 1897, San Diego State University is the third oldest member of the California State University system. Its palm tree laden campus has approximately 28,000 undergraduates on the higher end of the spectrum as far as schools we’ve covered go. The school’s celebrated academic programs have made it one of the hardest Golden State universities to be accepted to; business administration and engineering are among its seven primary colleges (not counting the Weber Honors College). Aztecs are a fun bunch who love to take soak up all that the West Coast has to offer. We’ve already told you which professors are worth it and how the food is. Today...

An Accepting Community Awaits LGBT Students at Princeton University

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Princeton University, an Ivy League institution founded in 1776 as one of the nine pre-American Revolution colleges, has expanded quite dramatically since its formative years. Just how much you might be wondering? Well, its beautiful suburban campus is comprised of roughly 5,300 top-notch undergraduates who come from all over the country for its revered academic departments. As with any university that places an emphasis on the humanities and freethought, the student body is not surprisingly a diverse and eclectic one. In fact, The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students ranked it among the Top 20 most accepting campuses based on criteria like support from...

5 Ways to Keep Your Grades Up at Ohio University

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Ohio University the ninth oldest public university in the United States is noted for its lively campus where something always seems to be going on.Whether it's the yearly Halloween block party, a festive parade celebrating diversity or the social atmosphere of the uptown nightlife, students have more than enough distractions to cause a plummet in their ever important semester grades. Fear not current and prospective scholars: here's a collection of insider tips to keep that GPA on track and minds worry-free. 1.) Not all library floors are created equal Ohio University's Alden Library is among the largest research libraries in the country with seven floors...

The 5 Best Kept Secrets at Whittier College

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1.) Studying in Penn Park Whittier College is located right next door to a public park. This park is fairly small, but there is a lot of green space, picnic tables, restrooms, and benches. During the school year, the library can be a distracting place because of how many students congregate there for group projects, etc. Penn Park is an excellent alternative to studying in the library. Whittier is located in Southern California, so it is sunny almost year round. Studying in Penn Park is optimal during the early fall and spring. It feels nice to get outdoors, soak up the sunshine, and get homework done in a non-school building. 2.) Work out at the football...