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July 16, 2015 in High School, Starting College, Student Life | No comments so far
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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July 8, 2015 in Money, Paying for College, Scholarships | No comments so far
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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July 2, 2015 in Current Events, Holidays | No comments so far
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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June 25, 2015 in College Classes, Community Colleges, High School, Summer | No comments so far
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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June 17, 2015 in Academics, Applying to College, College Classes, International Students, Starting College | No comments so far
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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June 11, 2015 in International Students, Living in the US, Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad | No comments so far
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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June 9, 2015 in Graduation, Internships, Jobs | No comments so far
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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June 8, 2015 in Academics, Applying to College, High School, Testing | No comments so far
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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May 28, 2015 in Current Events, Graduation | No comments so far
It’s May, and you know what that means! It’s the time of year when celebrities speak at college commencement ceremonies, leaving us with some memorable graduation speech quotes.
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May 12, 2015 in Blog, International Students, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing, Study Abroad | No comments so far
So you’ve decided to study abroad and you’ve even selected the ideal program, but there’s one glaring issue: where will you live?
Most study abroad programs offer a variety of different housing options, though it depends on the college or university you’ve selected.
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