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Top 10 Dream Colleges

Harvard University

The Princeton Review has released their Top Ten dream colleges for 2012. The list is based off of the top choices of students looking to enroll in the fall of 2012, they are, in order:

1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. Columbia University
4. New York University
5. Princeton University
6. University of California – Los Angeles
7. Yale University
8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
9. Brown University
10. University of Southern California

We here on staff at Campus Media Group would be thrilled to make cases for some additional colleges including, in no particular order, University of Minnesota, Indiana University, University of Toronto, University of Kansas and Luther College.


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Attracting Transfer Students

Photo Source: OSU - Tulsa
Photo Source: OSU - Tulsa

Typically, the incoming transfer student comes from a community college, but the poor economy, in some instances, has students at more expensive private schools trading down for something cheaper.

A recent article points to a national trend of public universities seeing an uptick in transfer applications. It notes that Indiana University is seeing a 23% increase in transfers, and the University of North Carolina is watching its transfers climb more than 15%.

To see what some schools are doing to attract potential transfer students, read my recent post for Ypulse by clicking here.

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