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Be a Blue Devil at Duke

Be a Blue Devil at Duke

Alexandra Truszkowska
November 9, 2015
Filed under College Corner

For students at PHHS looking to move from a #29 high school in the country to a #8 college, Duke University is for you! With over 8,000 acres of land in the beautiful North Carolina, Duke has a lush setting with gothic architecture and a dash of the rural country. Duke first popped up onto my radar...

College Corner: Quinnipiac University

College Corner: Quinnipiac University

Kristina Hughes
October 30, 2015
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Located in Hamden, Connecticut, less than two hours away from Pascack Hills, is Quinnipiac University, home of the Bobcats. Quinnipiac houses 6,700 undergraduate and 2,600 undergraduate students, with an average class size of 24. It is the perfect school for any student who is looking for a small to m...

College Corner: Syracuse University

College Corner: Syracuse University

Evan Lazarus
October 26, 2015
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Syracuse is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. It has a total enrollment of 21,492 students. “Cuse” offers standout academics and a spirited culture combined with a heavy sports atmosphere. Since its founding in 1870, Syracuse University has had a proud tradition of provid...

College Corner: University of Iowa, Iowa City

College Corner: University of Iowa, Iowa City

Dylan Barron
October 12, 2015
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Contrary to popular belief, the University of Iowa is not surrounded by cornfields and farms. With over 20,000 students, the University of Iowa is located in the lively college town of Iowa City. Although it is in the Big 10, the University of Iowa is often overlooked by students of Pascack Hills Hi...

COLLEGE CORNER: Tulane University

COLLEGE CORNER: Tulane University

Evan Lazarus
October 6, 2015
Filed under College Corner

Tulane University is a private research university located in the famous city of New Orleans, Louisiana. It has a total enrollment of 13,531; 7,632 females and 5,899 males. Tulane offers standout academics and a spirited culture like no other school. Located in the “Big Easy,” Tulane is very connect...

Great to Be a Gator

Great to Be a Gator

Libbe Christophel
September 30, 2015
Filed under College Corner

To go to the University of Florida you should have, of course, a good GPA, impressive test scores, and visible passions. However, the one thing you need, above all, is the ability to take the heat. After talking to current students and reading some online reviews, the feeling about the weather seems t...

U’D Love it at UDel

U’D Love it at UDel

Jackson Cianciulli
September 28, 2015
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Contrary to popular belief, Delaware isn’t a 2,500 square mile barren wasteland. The Diamond State has several small shops, amazing restaurants, and spectacular beaches. Citizens even say their cheesesteaks give Philadelphia a run for their money. On top of all of this, Delaware is also home to one of...

COLLEGE CORNER: Pennsylvania State (University Park)

COLLEGE CORNER: Pennsylvania State (University Park)

Evan Lazarus
September 10, 2015
Filed under College Corner

Believe it or not, Pennsylvania State has twenty four campuses! However, the most well-known campus is Penn State University Park. Penn State is located in University Park, Pennsylvania in a small state college otherwise known as “Happy Valley.” PSU has about 46,000 undergraduate students and has ...

“Climbing to the Top:” Lehigh University

“Climbing to the Top:” Lehigh University

Libbe Christophel
September 10, 2015
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In order to gain admission into Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, a prospective student needs three things: notable passions, impressive grades, and strong calves. Before visiting Lehigh the weekend before this school year started, I was most nervous about the latter. It seemed whomever ...

College Corner: University of Maryland vs. University of Delaware

College Corner: University of Maryland vs. University of Delaware

Anya Balsamides
April 29, 2015
Filed under College Corner

The University of Maryland and the University of Delaware, only an hour and a half away from each other, have various differences that set them apart as two unique, highly acclaimed universities. The most notable difference between these two universities is the size. Universality of Delaware, for...

College Corner: Vassar College

College Corner: Vassar College

Anya Balsamides
March 16, 2015
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If you enjoy a scenic view, are looking to be academically challenged, and thrive in a flexible learning environment, Vassar College is the school for you. This highly selective private institution is located in Poughkeepsie, NY. Not only is its suburban setting in the picturesque Hudson Valley extremely...

College Corner: University College London

College Corner: University College London

Micaela Mongelli
February 12, 2015
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Located in the heart of British royalty, Harry Potter World, and the original Twining’s Tea, University College London thrives on a diverse and always exciting environment. My sister, Gaby, returned home this December after completing her study abroad program during her junior year at Vassar College....

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