I wasn’t present in ancient Egypt on the day when the plague of locusts started, but I bet they arrived a lot like college brochures do. The first day there’s one, the second day there are 10 – and then suddenly they’re everywhere. If you’re cruising toward your senior year of high school, you already know how it goes.
Because you’re not really sure how all those colleges get your name and address, it’s nearly impossible to prevent all those brochures from arriving. What you can do, however, is set up a simple system to extract all the value you can from the college junk mail that arrives. Here are some tips . . .
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