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Honors Institute

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Worried about the college you will attend?

The College You Go to May Not Matter as Much as you Think - listen to some NPR interviews with New York Times Columnist Frank Bruni about his book "Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania". We are also encouraging students to watch some other thoughtful, brief videos:

Where you go to college is not who you will be: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/college-bruni

Obsessed with elite colleges: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/education/obsession-elite-colleges-taking-toll-americas-students

Deciding on a college: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/6-rules-to-make-the-best-college-decision

Bloomberg video: College admission: Inside the Decision Room: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-OLlJUXwKU

What universities want in a letter of recommendation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JBxfCXKs10

Interview with Columbia University Director of Undergraduate Admissions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PRM1CCZChk

TedXTalk on community college transfer to Cornell, Yale, Harvard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPrpRbuoEPE

UC Wants Transfer Students! video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHRiAlhwS_g

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation video on community college transfer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQObYymnB6s

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