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Helpful tips for fall college visits

Helpful tips for fall college visits
BY JASMINE MARCUS
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Fall is a great time to visit colleges. Students are back at school, the weather isn't bad yet (hopefully), and application deadlines are still a few months away. October can be a great time to get in one last visit to make sure the school you're applying to early is really for you, or to start narrowing down the list of colleges you're applying to regular decision.

Here are a few tips for making the most out of your visits:

  1. There's no need to visit all the schools you want to apply to now. Visit some to get a general sense of what you're looking for, but leave some until the spring when you see where you've been accepted.
 

Boy with lighter suspended for bringing weapon to school

Boy with lighter suspended for bringing weapon to school
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

A fifth-grader at Grace M. Breckwedel Middle School, in Jamesburg, N.J., was suspended for bringing a lighter to school on Wednesday. He found the li...

N.J. college stops free condom service for safe sex

N.J. college stops free condom service for safe sex

Drew University changes policy due to budget concerns and theft

BY JILLIAN RISBERG
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Safe sex is no longer free at Drew University. Despite staggering tuition of nearly $40,000, whic...

New Jersey among top states exporting residents

New Jersey among top states exporting residents
BY JILLIAN RISBERG
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

We've all heard the taunts, "Oh, you're from New Jersey — you mean the armpit of America." The Garden State often seems to get a bad rap but do the locals thems...

Contractors' guarantees are no guarantee at all

Contractors' guarantees are no guarantee at all
BY LORI SENDER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

Our roofer was looking rather frail so I asked for some type of guarantee on his work. He turned to me in earnest that clear fall day and vowed his busine...

New Jersey school buses may feature ads

New Jersey school buses may feature ads
BY PAM LOBLEY
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
NOW THAT'S FUNNY

A bill is being considered in Trenton to allow school districts to sell ads on the sides of their school buses. This would help districts raise money...

A journey into Jersey City's Journal Square

A journey into Jersey City's Journal Square
BY ERIC MODEL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
JOURNEYS INTO NEW JERSEY

Today it's a stop on the PATH line.

In another time it was a town center — crossroads — perhaps not "Crossroads of the World" like Times Square...

N.J. State Troopers to host injured solders from Iraq and Afghanistan

N.J. State Troopers to host injured solders from Iraq and Afghanistan

Non-profit group plans recreational weekend for wounded warriors in Sea Girt

A New Jersey State Troopers organization will hold a recreational weekend Sept. 17-19 for injured soldiers returning from th...

Senate committee approves proposal to toughen penalties for using cellphone, texting while driving

Senate committee approves proposal to toughen penalties for using cellphone, texting while drivingDeclaring that many traffic safety advocates contend that driving while intoxicated to be less lethal than driving while texting, state Senators Richard Codey (D-Essex) and John Girgenti (D-Passaic) h...
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