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Why You Should Volunteer When Studying Abroad

January 19, 2017 in Blog, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


male and female student volunteering in local community while studying abroad

As you prepare to study abroad in college, be sure to make time to volunteer while you’re in another country. Not only will this act help others, but it also has major benefits for you.

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5 Things to Do After Deciding to Earn Your Degree Abroad

January 12, 2017 in Applying to College, Blog, Choosing a College, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


Oxford University building

If you want to go to college but also want to see the world, it’s time to consider getting an undergraduate degree abroad. This is a great way to combine your love of travel with your desire to get a good education.

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How to Create a Monthly Budget to Save for College

December 6, 2016 in Money | No comments so far


student setting a budget

A monthly budget can easily help you see where your money is going, allowing you to set some aside and learn financial responsibility so when the time comes, you’re prepared

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3 Ways to Stay Awake in Class, Naturally

November 21, 2016 in Blog, Holidays, Testing | No comments so far


student drinking a smoothie

The holidays are almost here, and at a time when everyone else is focused on decorating and shopping, college students across the country are gearing up for final exams. If you’re already getting tired of coffee, you’ll be glad to know there are other, more natural energy boosters out there.

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Earning an International Education: What Are Your Options?

November 14, 2016 in Applying to College, Blog, Study Abroad, Summer | No comments so far


international student exploring the city

With the increased emphasis on globalization in recent years, it makes sense to get an international education. This is probably why the option to study abroad is so popular among college students. But your choices for getting an international education don’t end there.

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Applying to Grad School

October 17, 2016 in Blog, Graduate School | No comments so far


girl considering filling out an application to grad school

Applying to grad school is a step many college students and graduates alike think about taking. But as good as the payoff usually sounds, it’s actually not right for everyone.

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The Myth of the Well-Rounded College Applicant

October 11, 2016 in Applying to College, Blog, High School | No comments so far


overworked well-rounded student

It seems like every college applicant tries to be the well-rounded student, since this is what they’ve been told colleges want. But it turns out that colleges don’t want well-rounded students; they want well-rounded classes of students.

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How to Contact a Previous Professor for a Letter of Recommendation

September 19, 2016 in Blog, Graduate School | No comments so far


contacting a professor via email

Considering how competitive the grad school admission process often is, it’s common to need at least one glowing recommendation letter. And who better to get this from than one of your past professors?

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Optional College Interviews: How Important Are They?

September 12, 2016 in Applying to College, Blog | No comments so far


college admissions interview

The college admission process can involve a lot of time and work on your part, so it might be tempting to skip an interview when it’s optional. And the fact is that many college admission interviews are indeed optional these days. So why do colleges keep offering them to applicants?

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Should You Get a Bachelor’s Degree in Business?

August 6, 2016 in Academics, Applying to College | No comments so far


business majors

Business is a popular major, and there are plenty of reasons for that. But is majoring in business the right move for you? Before you declare your major, check out the pros and cons of getting a bachelor’s degree in business.

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