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February 13, 2017 in Money, Paying for College, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far
The idea of studying abroad is popular among many students, but the main problem that often comes up is how to pay for it. Fortunately, there are lots of methods of paying for study abroad programs, ensuring that most students who want to travel while they’re in school can do so. As you start making […]
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February 13, 2017 in Applying to College, High School, Summer | No comments so far
US admissions officers want to see students engaging in productive and constructive activities over the summer months, instead of just lounging by the pool. In fact, your summer activities are a great way to make your application stand out.
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January 29, 2017 in Student Housing, Student Life | 1 Comment
College insomnia should really have its own classification in the insomnia world. For most students, it’s their first time living away from home. That, combined with challenging college-level classes, can make for a lot of stress and sleepless nights.
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January 19, 2017 in Blog, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far
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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January 12, 2017 in Applying to College, Blog, Choosing a College, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far
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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December 6, 2016 in Money | No comments so far
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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November 21, 2016 in Blog, Holidays, Testing | No comments so far
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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November 14, 2016 in Applying to College, Blog, Study Abroad, Summer | No comments so far
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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October 17, 2016 in Blog, Graduate School | No comments so far
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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October 11, 2016 in Applying to College, Blog, High School | No comments so far
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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