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The Importance Of Summer Internships For College Students

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Summer internships are vital for college students. As a college student, the thought of spending summer doing an internship may not sound like much fun. However, the massive benefits of doing a summer internship makes it worth the compromise. Here’s a look at the importance of summer internships for college students. Gives You Hands-On Experience …
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What Can You Do With An Environmental Science Degree?

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An environmental science degree equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a diverse array of careers. This is a great option for you if you’re interested in anything environment-related. The careers you can choose from range from horticulture and marine sciences to sustainability, waste management, and conservation. Here are just a few of …
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Where Can You Take The SAT Or ACT?

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The SAT and ACT are each held 7 times a year in the United States. Ever ask yourself where you can take the SAT or ACT? These tests are conducted at various high schools, colleges, universities, and places across the country. These educational institutions where the tests are held are called test centers. Every state …
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PSAT to SAT: The Differences Between The Two

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The PSAT and the SAT are two different standardized tests offered by the College Board. Both tests may be fundamentally similar but they are not the same. There are several minor and major differences between the two that it’s important to be aware of. Purpose of the PSAT and SAT The PSAT is not a …
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Common App vs Coalition App: Which is Better?

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Filling out applications for several colleges can be laborious and time-consuming. The most tedious part is filling in those basic personal details over and over again. One way to avoid this is by using the Common App or the Coalition App. With both of these apps, you fill out your personal information and accomplishments only …
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5 Interesting Potential Careers For A Criminology Major

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Criminology is an intriguing field. Criminology major students explore an array of fascinating topics covering the psychology and sociology of crime. They address questions such as, “Why do people commit crimes?” and “Do criminals think differently?” The sociology addresses questions like, “How should criminals be punished?” or “What can society do to deter crime?”  A …
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