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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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Best Graduation Speech Quotes of 2015

May 28, 2015 in Current Events, Graduation | No comments so far


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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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College Housing Options When Studying Abroad: Choosing the Right Fit for You

May 12, 2015 in Blog, International Students, Off-Campus Housing, Student Housing, Study Abroad | No comments so far


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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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How to Make the Most of Your Study Abroad Experience

April 2, 2015 in Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


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The opportunity to study abroad during college may be amazing, but you can still become indifferent to – and even bored with – the everyday routine you’ll fall into.

If the excitement of studying abroad is starting to wear off, get inspired to do more with these ideas.

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How and Why Teachers Are Pushing the Study Abroad Dream Long Before College

February 24, 2015 in High School, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


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Many students wait until college to study abroad, but that’s not the first time they should start thinking about it. On the contrary, students should consider studying abroad long before college.

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How to Prepare for Your Study Abroad Experience

February 10, 2015 in Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel | No comments so far


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As you prepare for your study abroad trip, you might be wondering where to even begin. Luckily, most of what’s on your to-do list can fit into the main categories below. Once you finish these tasks, all you’ll have left to do is pack!

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