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How to Maintain Your Social Life After College

May 23, 2016 in Blog, Graduation | No comments so far


friends

When you’re in college, it’s pretty easy to make friends. You’re always surrounded by people! But what happens when you graduate? We have the tips you need to ensure that social calendar stays full.

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The Importance of Official SAT & ACT Practice Materials

May 20, 2016 in Applying to College, High School, Testing | No comments so far


prepping with offical act and sat practice materials

The difference between official questions and non-official questions might not be that obvious to someone without much training. However, no matter who you are, you will benefit from using official material.

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15 Resume Mistakes to Avoid as a Recent Graduate

May 13, 2016 in Graduation, Jobs | No comments so far


resume mistakes to avoid

Whether you are preparing for graduation or are a recent grad looking for your first post-college job, you need an awesome resume in order to have a chance at employment.

That means you need to avoid making these 15 mistakes as you compose your resume!

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The Simple Trick to Writing Amazing Admission Essays

May 12, 2016 in Applying to College, High School, Summer | No comments so far


summer writing exercises for college-bound students

One of the most important aspects of any college application is the personal statement. For many students, this is also the most challenging. But it doesn’t have to be! The trick is to just start writing and exploring every day.

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How to Explain Your International School Curriculum

May 9, 2016 in Applying to College, High School, International Students, Translation | No comments so far


tips to help you explain your school curriculum to US colleges

If you’re an international student applying to US colleges, you likely have a long list of things to do to prepare your application. Explaining the curriculum of your school should be one of those tasks.

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The Winning Combination to Unlocking a Productive Summer

April 29, 2016 in Applying to College, High School, Internships, Jobs, Summer | No comments so far


student summer job

One of the questions I’m most often asked is, “What should I do over the summer to impress colleges?”

Here’s the problem: All students are unique and have varying interests. What’s most impressive to college admissions committees is when they see someone with a summer experience that does BOTH of the following.

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3 Ways Lecture Transcription Benefits International Students

April 15, 2016 in Blog, College Classes, International Students, Learning English | No comments so far


transcribing college lectures

One of the biggest hurdles international students who choose to study in the US have to overcome is the language barrier. Fortunately, there is a tool that these students can utilize in order to ensure they are getting the most out of their educational experience: lecture transcription.

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How ROTC Works for International Students

April 1, 2016 in International Students, Living in the US | No comments so far


ROTC graduates

Many college-bound students who are interested in entering into the ranks of the United States Armed Forces consider attending colleges that offer ROTC programs. But not everyone who is interested in ROTC is a United States citizen. Here’s how the ROTC handles international students.

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Deciding Where to Go to College: The May 1 Deadline

March 24, 2016 in Applying to College, Choosing a College | 1 Comment


how to choose a college

It’s almost May 1, which means college applicants throughout the US and around the world are trying to decide which school to attend before the deadline. Have you mind up your mind? Consider these five questions first!

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How to Survive an Unpaid Internship After College

March 24, 2016 in Internships | No comments so far


unpaid internship tips

In theory, the benefits of an unpaid internship sound pretty good. Interns are given an opportunity to get their feet wet in an industry of their choosing as they scramble through busy days chock full of (literally) every task imaginable.

However, finding yourself with an unpaid internship after college may not be quite as exciting. The unfortunate reality is that sometimes it’s hard to land even an entry-level position — let alone your dream job — leaving you right back at square one.

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