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Thanksgiving with the Green Wave This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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At the mention of the city of New Orleans, one’s mind can’t help but wander to the tragedies that occurred there in consequence of Hurricane Katrina, which marked its 10-year anniversary this past August. Hurricane Katrina is denoted one of... (more »)
University of Delaware
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Home of the You Dee Blue Hen main campus located Newark Delaware, the largest university in Delaware, former school in which George read, Thomas Mckean, Joe Biden and many other well known people attended. Walking on campus with so much... (more »)
University of Pennsylvania
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Captivating, Refreshing and Diverse are just some of the few words to describe the atmosphere ... (more »)
Miami University-Hamilton
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"I just got accepted at Miami University-Hamilton!" "Huh, Miami University-Hamilton?  Don't you just mean Miami University?" "No, I said it right." "What's the Hamilton part mean?" This is a frequently heard conversation amongst... (more »)
University of Vermont This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Burlington, VT: Slightly chilly August air gently brushed my face – this is Vermont, after all. Wide-eyed and as new to the college admissions process as a sophomore could be, as green as the vibrant campus surrounding me, I left the... (more »)
Rollins College This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Winter Park, FL: If studying in the shade of palm trees or perhaps out by a lake doesn’t sound like one of the most relaxing ways to spend your college career, then I don’t know what does. Rollins College is a small, private, liberal arts... (more »)
University of Michigan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Ann Arbor, MI: As my mom and I landed in Detroit, Michigan, at 1:15 a.m., it didn’t take long for us to realize that we were severely under-dressed. As soon as the airplane doors opened, the other passengers – who had mastered the... (more »)
Duke Devils
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For students looking to move to a #8 college, Duke University is for you! With over 8,000 acres of land in the beautiful North Carolina, Duke has a lush setting with gothic architecture and a dash of the rural country. Duke offers 54 majors... (more »)
University of Pennsylvania This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Philadelphia, PA: College can be a very intimidating prospect. I am well aware that it is important for me to put myself out there to get an idea of what I am looking for in a university, so I have begun to visit colleges and meet their... (more »)
Tufts University This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Medford, MA: Tufts University is a highly ranked private institution in Medford, Massachusetts. Although its setting is suburban, students are only 20 minutes from Boston by subway. It’s five miles or less from destinations such as Davis... (more »)
Temple University is the Place for Success
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Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Temple University welcomes a diverse class of over thirty-seven thousand students each year. These students have access to four hundred academic degrees offered at seven campuses in Pennsylvania and... (more »)
University of Washington This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Seattle, WA: Although I’m still young to be thinking about college, I’ve had my eye on the University of Washington – Seattle for a while now. Since I am a competitive gymnast, my college search began at the end of eighth... (more »)
Drexel University This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Philadelphia, PA: I have yet to visit a college that I dislike. From Connecticut to New York City to Pennsylvania, each college I tour has its own unique offerings that make up for any potential flaws. Drexel University is one of many I visited... (more »)
Tour of California Polytechnic University of... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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For my college tour I decided to check out California Polytechnic University of Pomona. I was most interested in its highly rated animal science undergraduate program, which I am interested in because I am looking into a career as a... (more »)
University of British Columbia This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Vancouver, BC, Canada: Vancouver is settling into its rainy season, and I am settling into life at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus. UBC boasts a reputation as one of the top schools in Canada, with a student population... (more »)
University of Michigan This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Ann Arbor, MI: As a high school senior, I have toured a lot of prospective colleges. On typical college visits, I attend an informational presentation, complete with slide show and statistics, followed by a walking tour, complete with tour... (more »)
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