The real Colleges of Hollywood movies Part 1

Colleges of Hollywood

There have been quite a few movies and TV shows that take place at colleges. College is such a pivotal turning point in a person’s life that many people make lifelong friends, discover new passions or just party until the sun rises.

We created a Buzzfeed quiz to show you which fictional college you should go to, check it out here.

The colleges in Hollywood are pretty awesome, but the real treasures are the actual colleges that inspired the movie. From UCLA to MIT, we’re going to tell you about the most popular colleges in movies. To have colleges like these contact you, sign up for free at CollegeFindMe.com today!

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SAT Deadlines

There are many SAT test deadlines coming up. This is one of the main tests that colleges require when applying to their schools. Check out our infographic on SAT deadlines so you can start preparing. While you are thinking about the SAT, sign up for a free account at CollegeFindMe.com. There, colleges can reach out to you with various offers, making your job easier!

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FAFSA: Navigating the New College Application Process

King's College

The FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has made a few changes this year that will affect the way you go about the college application process. We want you to have all the tools to make the best decision when it comes to choosing the best school and with that comes applying for aid. Everyone likes to save money, and even though the U.S. federal deadline for FAFSA is June 30, 2017, many states and colleges have earlier deadlines. 
The new FAFSA is now available as of October 1, 2016. 

Gender Barriers in the College Application Process

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The other day I was listening to a fascinating podcast called “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” by Stephen J. Dubner of Freakonomics Radio. Often we talk about the fact that there is a gender gap but we don’t always see how these gaps are created. As I was listening to the podcast, this astonishing fact came up:

 


“Historically there has been a big gap between male and female performance on the math portion of the SAT. In 2015, the average male score was 527 out of 800 possible points; the average female score: just 496″ Dubner, Stephen J. “What Are Gender Barriers Made Of?” Podcast.
Freakonomics, 20 July 2016.

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