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How To Balance Work And School In College

Working while you are in college is a great way to earn some money that you can use to pay towards your tuition fees. This reduces the student loan amount you need to take, which means you will graduate with lower debt as compared to students who do not work while in college. Balancing work …

Don’t Think You Can Afford College? Look At The Net Price

Have you hesitated to include a college on your shortlist only because the fees quoted on the brochure seem completely unaffordable? It may be time to reconsider. A college that seems way too expensive for you, may in fact be surprisingly affordable. Sticker Price vs. Net Price The fact is there are two prices for …

Pros & Cons Of Small College Towns

College towns are charming little neighborhoods where the character of the community is heavily influenced by a college and its culture. In most college towns, as much as 20% of the population is comprised of college students. Understanding the pros and cons of small college towns is important, especially if any such college features on …

Pros and Cons of Getting a Tutor

There are several benefits of getting a tutor for your child, but along with the benefits, there are also a few downsides. Understanding the pros and cons will shield you from any unpleasant surprises. PRO: Students Get Customized Learning Sessions It’s an accepted fact that people have different learning styles. However, in a classroom environment, …

College Visit: More Than Just A Tour

All colleges organize regular campus tours where a guide takes prospective students and their parents around the campus and shows them all of the facilities that the college offers. If you go on one of these tours, you will get to be the best parts of the college—the spiffy auditorium, immaculate dining hall, and other …

How To Prep For AP And IB Exams in High School

While good grades are not the only criteria used to assess your application, they do play a major role in the overall admission process. One fantastic way to boost your app is by taking academically rigorous classes—like AP or IB courses. But with academic rigor comes challenge, and AP / IB exams are harder than …

5 Scholarships For Theology Majors

Several organizations offer generous scholarships to students who are actively involved with faith-related activities, or pursuing education related to religion. Regardless of your religious denomination, you can find several scholarships if you are considering a major in theology. Simmons & Fletcher Christian Studies Scholarships Amount: $500—$1,000 The Simmons & Fletcher Christian Studies Scholarships is established …