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Here are the do's and don'ts of scholarship applications
scholarship search & applications

Do’s and Don’ts: Scholarship Applications

Nailing your scholarship application is the key to getting valuable free money towards your higher education. As with college applications, there are several do’s and don’ts that apply when applying for a scholarship. Adhering to these do’s and don’ts will help you submit a successful scholarship application: Scholarship Applications Do’s: Do dedicate a fair amount of …
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student loans

Understand the Basics of Student Debt Repayment

The reality most students face after they graduate, is how and when they are going to repay the student loans that they accrued of over the 4 years in college. Understanding the basics of repaying your student loans is important so you can plan accordingly. Here are a few things you absolutely must know about …
While your college grades are important, there's so much more to college!
student life

College Is Not Just About Getting Good Grades

Before you set out to college, you are sure to receive lots of advice about studying hard and getting good grades. Yes, getting good grades is really important, and you must give due effort to working hard and earning good grades. But, it is equally important to remember that college is so much more than …
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college search

Pros And Cons Of Taking A Gap Year Before College

Many students choose to take a gap year before college, whether it is to get some work experience, volunteer, earn some money for their advanced education or travel the world and gain experiences that may help them during their degree. Some students are taking a gap year because they are undecided about their subject choice …