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Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

Getting In: A College Coach Conversation

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August 20th 2015:Public Honors Colleges: Excellent Alternative to the Ivies?

As many of you may be aware, there are some great alternatives to highly selective private colleges and universities for very bright students, Those are the honors programs and colleges at some public universities. We’re going to be discussing the benefits of those programs. We're also going to discuss another type of offering that might appeal to some students—same sex colleges. What are the positives of an all women's or all men's college? Finally, we’ll cover how college students can best manage the money they spent all summer earning.

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation 11/12/2017 03:00 11/12/2017 04:00 Getting In: A College Coach Conversation https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2430/getting-in-a-college-coach-conversation As many of you may be aware, there are some great alternatives to highly selective private colleges and universities for very bright students, Those are the honors programs and colleges at some public universities. We’re going to be discussing the benefits of those programs. We're also going to discuss another type of offering that might appeal to some students—same sex colleges. What are the positives of an all women's or all men's college? Finally, we’ll cover how college students can best manage the money they spent all summer earning. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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