Where the 2013 Super Bowl Stars Went to College

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Before things heat up this weekend in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens, let’s take a look back at where some of these exceptional players and coaches went to college.

Why? The Vince Lombardi Trophy isn’t the only thing that’s valuable to these guys. Outstanding college football and some time in the classroom helped them get to this proud NFL moment in their careers. Let’s kick things off…

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Student Guide: How to Prevent Spreading Colds and Flu

Photo Credit: ThinkStockThis year is probably one of the worst cold and flu seasons the U.S. has seen in a few years. In fact, 47 states have reported widespread cases, which is probably no surprise to you since most people you know are sick or recovering from a sore throat, sniffles, cough, etc. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t do something about it!

Since students are often susceptible to spreading colds and the flu, we thought you may want a few solid tips on staying healthy and preventing the spread of more sickness at your school.

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How to Strengthen Your Admissions Essay Despite Unusual Circumstances

YoungMaleDecisionsWhat if I’m out of sync with my class? How can I appeal to college admissions staff if I’m a transfer student? Follow these five tips to improve your chances of admissions.

Are you applying to transfer — either from one four-year college or from a two-year to a four-year program? Did you wait to apply to college, and so you’re on a different cycle from your high school classmates? It’s time to jumpstart your college applications!

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7 Must-See Scholarships: Deadlines in January

Photo Credit: ThinkStockIf you’re a high school senior, the beginning of spring semester might seem like the time to relax. You’ve received your letters of recommendation, finished your college essays and submitted your college applications. Huzzah! This is a huge accomplishment: Be proud.

The next step, however, is figuring out how to pay for college. Thankfully, there are a ton of scholarship opportunities available.

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