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50 Best Campus Recreation Centers

Top Consensus Ranked Schools with Great Wellness Facilities

There was a time, not so long ago, that campus recreation was pretty limited. There have always been intramural sports and leisure-time activities, but campus recreation wasn’t big business. The business of higher education was higher education, and if students had free time between classes and on the weekends, it wasn’t spent . . .
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25 Best Beach Colleges

Top Consensus Ranked Schools with Great Beaches

The best beach colleges are in a tricky position. Of course, there are no shortage of students who want to go to an oceanside college - that’s four straight years of partying on the beach, right? And plenty of parents will worry whether their student is going to get the education they need with the . . .
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35 Best College Dorms

Top Consensus Ranked Schools with the Nicest Dorms

Ranking the “best college dorms” may not make a lot of sense for people of a certain age. For those who went to college a generation ago, residence life probably brings to mind cramped, gray dorm rooms, awkward interactions with over-stressed roommates, and institutionalized meals that tasted even worse than they looked. That was . . .
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50 Highest Paying Careers for College Grads

Your high school guidance counselor or college academic advisor may tell you to follow your passion, but for a lot of us, there’s one overriding question - where’s the money? As always, the highest of the highest-paying careers are in medicine, for obvious reasons; the healthcare system is in a long period of . . .
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Top 10 Best Educated Hollywood Stars

Not every Hollywood star drops out of school, buys a bus ticket, and heads to L.A with nothing more than a duffle bag full of clothes and a heart full of ambition. Some of them decide to stay in school and receive some pretty impressive credentials. Before playing doctors and scientists on screen, some . . .
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Top 35 Tuition-Free Colleges 2018

For most college-bound students, free tuition seems like a lovely, but unlikely, dream. You may think that full scholarships are only for super-geniuses and star athletes; you may have accepted that a mountain of student loans is your future - it’s just the price you pay for a college education. But that’s . . .
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Top 20 Study Apps for Students

Going to college is one of the biggest changes in a young person’s life, and frankly, you’re not ready for it. Oh, you’re ready for some of it - you might be totally prepared for your classes, or you might have been born ready to grab Greek Life by the horns. But you . . .
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Top 10 Highest Educated Comedians

Comedians sometimes play dumb, but they are typically highly intelligent people. It takes a lot of brain power to be able to dissect politics and culture and make people laugh while doing so. Many comedians were on track to becoming very successful lawyers, teachers, and other professionals, but to their parents' dismay they threw it . . .
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15 Most Unusual College Degrees (You've Probably Never Heard of)

College Consensus has put together a list of some of the most unusual degree programs in the US (and one global online). But this isn’t a list to get a little chuckle from the strangest degrees. These are degree programs that show big opportunity, because they’re in demand, unusual, and providing a service . . .