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Here’s the basic information about University of Missouri-Columbia at a glance. Be sure to check out the MU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of Missouri-Columbia
Address:105 Jesse Hall
ColumbiaMO, 65211
Phone Number:(573) 882-2121
Type:Secondary, Academic, Continuing Education
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:35425
Faculty Ratio:20 to 1

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  • How to Land a Job or Internship Out of College: 5 Secrets
    This is the time of year when Juniors and Seniors are focused on getting a summer internship or job after graduation. Campus recruiters may have come in the fall to hand-pick a few candidates but many students are still looking for work. Common questions asked of me are, “What does it take to get hired?” […]
  • Freshman Orientation and Our Disastrous Road Trip Home
    It was the perfect plan. In fact, I used the word “seamless” to recap the first leg of my journey to the University of South Carolina (USC) for freshman orientation with my son, Mac. So, really, I jinxed myself right there. If this was a movie, the ominous music would signal I had sealed our […]
  • College Rejection Letter: How to Deal With “No”
    I know from the subject line that the email is about disappointment. “Our First No,” it reads. It’s from a mom whose son is in the midst of getting his college notifications. For the last five years, I have spent part of each year as a college essay advisor, assisting high school seniors on crafting […]
  • Two Secrets to a Successful College Interview
    There are two key concepts that are critical to the success of your college interview, and yet most people don’t know them. They’re really quite simple. The first concept is that the interview is about you! Later I’ll discuss why you are being interviewed and what the interviewer is looking for, and you’ll see that […]

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