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Happy Thanksgiving to our College Confidential community!

Happy Thanksgiving to all who are celebrating today! Join our community as they exchange tips and recipes for this special day.

Started in Parent Cafe by raclut

10 Colleges Where Early Applicants Have an Edge

At these schools, early acceptance rates dwarfed regular acceptance rates for fall 2016. Check them out!

Yale Sets New Early App Record

Yale received a record high number of early applications this year, marking a steep rise in its single-choice early action application total for the second consecutive year.

Started in Yale University by Dave_Berry

Six Myths About Choosing a College Major

Many colleges ask you to choose a major as early as your senior year of high school, on your admissions application. Yet there’s a good chance you’ll change your mind. Debunk these six myths.

Started in College Majors by Dave_Berry

The Surprising Revolt at the Most Liberal College in the Country

Activists are disrupting lectures to protest "white supremacy," but many students are taking steps to stop them. Read up on the story and share your thoughts!

Started in Parents Forum by Ohiodad51

Tips for Families to Survive High School Without Counselors

Navigating high school without counselors can be tricky for students and their families, but some have limited or no access to these professionals. But these three tips may help.

How an Ivy Got Less Preppy: Princeton Draws Surge of Students from Modest Means

"The gatekeepers wanted to shed the reputation of a tradition-steeped university that caters mainly to the preppy and the privileged. So they took more steps to welcome newcomers from poor and working-class homes." How do you view this change?

College Costs: Some Economic Lessons to Minimize Debt

"College is possible without horrifically burdensome student loans." Here are some things you should consider about student loans.

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