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What I learned from taking the ACT a decade after high school graduation.

Guest blogger, Amy Zero, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Augustana shares (literally) inside scoop about the jungle that is standardized testing in the college search. Yep, that’s me– [..]


Augustana heads back to its roots – Sweden (with a stopover in Amsterdam)

Guest blog by Kelly Pulford, Assistant Director of Admissions, Transfer and International Admissions. Real Live International Recruitment! buy viagra canada In a full 8 days, not counting the first [..]


The Augustana Difference: a magic shield of unshakable greatness.

What makes Augustana different? People ask me this all the time. We aren’t just another college, teaching stuff. Our location in the Quad Cities – a smaller liberal [..]


A Swing State for College

Republican, Democrat, Tea party, independent, anarchist?  No matter how much someone professes to care nothing about politics or celebrity, there’s nothing quite like meeting the President of the [..]


Recruiting in Myanmar – finding peace of mind and international students

Dean of Admissions, Dane Rowley, travels to Myanmar to recruit students from Asia. He’s launching Augustana’s focused effort to welcome more international students to campus. Yangon, Myanmar Few countries [..]


Recruiting students in Asia – a whirlwind tour part 2

  Dean of Admissions, Dane Rowley, travels 5 cities in 5 days to recruit students from Asia He’s launching Augustana’s focused effort to welcome more international students to campus. [..]


How much student loan debt can you bench? or why the workout is worth the payoff.

During my group strength training workout this morning, I was talking to a work colleague who happens to be in the same class about Augustana’s financial assistance brochure. [..]


Mom, I'll be fine

Preschool started for our  3 1/2 year old, Charles, last Monday, August 13th.  Today, August 20th, is the first day of classes at Augustana.  It does not escape [..]

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How the Olympic Games relate to college

Augustana has a recommended list of courses students should take in high school to prepare for college.  With the possible exception of our foreign language recommendation, most of [..]


Check in to your new dorm room – and write another check?  College Orientation Comes With a Hefty Price Tag In response to this article/blog in the Wall Street Journal about colleges fees, I offer the following advice: Get a [..]