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PUNCH NEWSLETTER October 2012

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Talkin' Smack-a-demic
Testing, testing, testing. That’s the big topic this month. Time to decide which test to take and how to achieve the best possible score—and as usual, we’ve got you covered. This month we also take a peek at the best and worst grades of current high school juniors and dish on which U.S. colleges boast the best eats.

This is Happening: Your College To-Do List
Seniors
7 Ways to Avoid College Homesickness
Essential College Reading List
Trend: High-Need Students Warned Away from Early Decision
Juniors
How to Make the Most of College Admin High School Visits
Real-Life College Essay Lessons
Spill It: Juniors Share Best and Worst Grades

Potent Punchables
Exploring Faith-Based Colleges
Where’s the Best College Food in America?
Homework Ban All the Rage in France

Virtual Student Fairs


Asia & Russia2/23/13
Middle East & Africa3/23/13
Latin America4/27/13

College Confidential

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No Slacking: Important Testing Dates & Deadlines

SAT Test DatesRegistration DeadlineLate Registration DeadlineDetails

DEC

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Nov 1Nov 16Register Here

JAN

26

Dec 28Jan 11Register Here

DISCUSS SAT ESSENTIALS ON COLLEGE CONFIDENTIAL

 

 

ACT Test DatesRegistration DeadlineLate Registration DeadlineDetails

DEC

28

Nov 2Nov 3-18Register Here

FEB

9

Jan 11Jan 12-18Register Here

DISCUSS ACT ESSENTIALS ON COLLEGE CONFIDENTIAL

 

Tips for Parents

Parental Ponderings
College Application Secrets Revealed
Discussion: Does Your Education Level Match Your Social Circle?
Five Things Teachers Want Parents to Know

Fall Into Sports

Test Talk
New SAT/ACT Regulations: Don’t Get Turned Away On Test Day
Five Questions to Ask Before Choosing ACT or SAT
SAT Prep Quick Hits

Dollars & Sense

Money Matters
Start Your Cash Grab with Scholarships and Grants
Are PLUS Loans the Next Big Racket?
Five Ways to Combat the Cost of College

Ask the Dean
Help! I Miswrote My Name on the SAT
I have mistakenly written my last name as my first name (and vice versa) on the SAT reasoning test. What can I do? I’m worried they won’t be able to recognize my score. Find out what the dean said…
Find out what the dean said…

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Admit This
How Are College Major and Life Success Related?
Can the major you select for your undergraduate college experience strongly affect your income or success in life? My answer, from the perspective of a professional college counselor, would be, “Probably not.” However, there seems to be a kind of consensus out there that makes a direct correlation between what you study in college and the likelihood of a “better” or “worse” life’s work. Read more…
Read More…

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