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March 22, 2017 in Academics, College Classes, Testing | No comments so far
Final exams carry a lot of weight, and often have a significant impact on your grade, making this time of year stressful for many students. The best way to reduce this stress? Set yourself up for success by becoming a better studier—that means making a schedule, finding others to study with and more.
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March 14, 2017 in Blog, Choosing a College, International Students, Student Life, Travel | No comments so far
Interested in studying abroad, but not sure where to go? TopUniversities took a look at hundreds of cities and came up with the best ones for international students to attend. Check out which cities made the top five and why.
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March 8, 2017 in Money, Paying for College, Scholarships | No comments so far
College can be pricey, especially when you consider the fact that you not only need to pay for tuition but also textbooks, rent, extra-curricular activities, transportation, food and entertainment. Thankfully, there are various forms of financial aid at your disposal.
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March 7, 2017 in Applying to College, Blog, High School, Testing | No comments so far
If you’re taking one or more AP classes in high school, you might already be starting to get apprehensive about upcoming test dates in May. With an academic year’s worth of material to review and memorize, the idea of studying for AP tests can often be overwhelming! So how can you relieve your worries and get the grades you want?
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March 6, 2017 in International Students, Internships, Jobs, Money, Paying for College, Uncategorized | No comments so far
University life abroad can be fun if you learn to juggle your responsibilities efficiently. Getting a part-time job or an internship is an excellent way to earn some extra cash and manage your expenses while studying in another country.
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February 22, 2017 in On Campus, Student Life, Uncategorized | No comments so far
Life on a college campus feels pretty safe — and for the most part, it is. Security admin at nearly every college are focused on providing safe transportation and student protection 24/7. But that doesn’t mean you are immune to danger when walking alone or heading back to your dorm at night.
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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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