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After a few years away from school, inactive students may need to reapply for admission. Why?

To encourage students not to drop out in the first place by adding a barrier to that path. You're right, schools are ranked in part on having a path to successful graduation, but the university likely ...
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After a few years away from school, inactive students may need to reapply for admission. Why?

This, in turn, might also decrease the school's graduation rate statistics. Not really. Graduation rate statistics are usually based on four-year, five-year, and six-year graduation rates; see for ...
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Why do some schools not allow part-time students in some programs?

A good part time program is more than just the full time program with some changes to the rules to allow part time students to take longer. A full time student can be expected to available for class ...
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Should I include high school IB diploma on CV/resume?

CVs and resumes should be tailored to the specific job or opportunity you're applying for, so it depends. That said, most of the time, the answer will be no, since college students are normally judged ...
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Hopping areas and professors in undergraduate

Sampling lots of areas while an undergraduate is precisely what undergraduate education is (or can be) for. Doing that does not signify a bad attitude. To go on to graduate work you should be ...
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Should I include high school IB diploma on CV/resume?

I included that I was an IB student when I was applying to Georgia State in 2015. And, while I still was, the academic or industry job I'm applying for won't care about that, so I omit it from my vita,...
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