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International Student College Application Mistakes to Avoid

August 26, 2015 in Applying to College, International Students | No comments so far


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Before you apply to a US college as an international student, you should make sure you’re completing the process correctly the first time around. Otherwise, your application could end up delayed or even rejected for mistakes that you could have avoided.

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Mistakes to Avoid as an International College Freshman

August 18, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Starting College | No comments so far


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If you’re an international student about to begin your freshman year at a US college, you’ve probably already studied some do’s and don’ts when it comes to school in this country. But there may still be mistakes you aren’t aware of that many international students tend to make.

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The Differences Between High School Life and College Life

July 16, 2015 in High School, Starting College, Student Life | No comments so far


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If you’re planning to leave for college soon, you might be wondering what life after high school is like. Having some idea of the differences can help you avoid feeling overwhelmed once you arrive on campus.

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Get Rewarded for Your Hobby with These Student Scholarships

July 8, 2015 in Money, Paying for College, Scholarships | No comments so far


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Just because your grades aren’t stellar and you’re not amazing at football does not mean you can’t get a scholarship for college. As long as you’re good at any hobbies you have, you stand a chance of getting money for college tuition.

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The Alma Maters of Our Founding Fathers

July 2, 2015 in Current Events, Holidays | No comments so far


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As you prepare to barbecue, watch fireworks, and celebrate this great nation, you should learn a little about America’s Founding Fathers. More specifically, you should consider where they went to college.

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The Benefits of Summer Classes

June 25, 2015 in College Classes, Community Colleges, High School, Summer | No comments so far


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For most high school and college students alike, summer is a time to relax and relish a break from school for a few months. This, however, is not the case for anyone who takes summer classes.

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The Pros and Cons of Getting an Online Degree from a US College

June 17, 2015 in Academics, Applying to College, College Classes, International Students, Starting College | No comments so far


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If you’re an international student interested in studying at a US college, you should think about earning an online degree. This option can take out the stress of traveling abroad while still enabling you to get a degree from a US school.

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Tips on Saving for College as an International Student

June 11, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad | No comments so far


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After doing research on US colleges, you have probably noticed that they tend to be more expensive than the schools in most other countries. And since you won’t exactly get in-state (or even in-country) tuition from most schools in the US, college can be a costly goal.

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Choosing Between a Summer Job and an Internship

June 9, 2015 in Graduation, Internships, Jobs | No comments so far


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If you’re looking for a way to be productive during your break from school, both a summer internship and a summer job can suit your needs. But therein lies the problem – it can be hard to choose between the two options!

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The Hardest Section on the SAT

June 8, 2015 in Academics, Applying to College, High School, Testing | No comments so far


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This post was written by Lucas Fink, resident SAT expert at Magoosh, a leader in SAT Prep. If we’re going to talk about the hardest section of the SAT, we should first address a bigger question: how hard is the SAT in general? It’s not exactly easy. For every 10,000 students, only about 3 get […]

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