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PUNCH NEWSLETTER September 2012

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Talkin' Smack-a-demic
It’s back to the grind, friends. We’re hauling out the sweaters and boots, setting our alarm clocks again after three blissful months off, and gassing up the ol’ mental machine for the long road back to Success City. This month Punch gets you there with a look at must-have college gadgets, important testing deadlines, and tips for avoiding the college debt trap. Careful, sharp teeth on that one…
 
Back to School
To-Do List
New High School Seniors
Start Prepping Now for the ACT
Five College Essay Essentials
Rigor Issues: Is Your Schedule Challenging Enough?
New College Freshmen
Beyond the Ivy: Yale Student Finds Calling Among Victims of Corporate Greed
Discussion: Accepted Students Share College Admissions "Secrets"
 
Potent Punchables
Discussion: Are Dorm Decorating "Showers" Over the Top?
Discussion: America's "Coolest" Schools?
Register for Hobsons' FREE Virtual Student Fairs

Virtual Student Fairs Dates
Middle East Sep.22th
Africa Sep.22th
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Nova Southeastern University Arcadia University
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No Slacking: Important Testing Dates & Deadlines


SAT Test Dates Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Details
OCT
6
September 7 September 21 Register Here
NOV
3
October 4 October 19 Register Here

DISCUSS SAT ESSENTIALS ON COLLEGE CONFIDENTIAL



ACT Test Dates Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Details
OCT
27
September 21 September 22 - October 5 Register Here
DEC
8
November 2 November 3 - November 16 Register Here

DISCUSS ACT ESSENTIALS ON COLLEGE CONFIDENTIAL

 
Tips for Parents
Parental Ponderings
Discussion: Advice for My Already-Homesick Daughter?
Discussion: New Study Claims Binge Drinkers Happier than Non-Bingers
Stress Isn't Just for Students: College-Bound Tips for Parents
  Fall Into Sports
Electronic Age
Do You Need an iPad for College?
Mobile Devices, E-Textbooks Becoming the Norm
Getting to Know the Common App
  Dollars & Sense
Dollars & Sense
Students: Start Building Your Credit the SMART Way
Buyer's Remorse: Said Yes to the Wrong College
First Rule of Co-Signing Student Loans: Don't!
 
Ask the Dean
Can Community College Student Skip the SAT?
I'm a 20-year-old in my second year of community college. I will be graduating next year. I have never taken my SAT's, and I'm worried that this is going to hurt me in the future. Whether it's going to a new school or a job, will not taking them affect anything serious? And can I take the SAT's now? I regret not doing them.
Find out what the dean said…
 
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Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University Visit Report
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Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University Visit Report
by sebastianivory
 
Admit This
More On Essays
I guess if you say the title of this post fast, it could sound like "Moron Essays." Trust me; I've seen some moron essays in my day, but the sample I'd like to share with you today is far above the moron class. In fact, the writer of this essay was admitted early to one of The Big Three Ivy League universities.
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