Emma Miller

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Emma Miller is a digital marketer from Sydney. Works as a blogger, Senior Editor for Bizzmark blog and a guest lecturer at Melbourne University. Interested in digital marketing, social media, start-ups and latest trends.

More And More Colleges Dropping ACT / SAT Requirements

Balled up tests thrown into a wastebasket. ACT & SAT
For years, the ACT and SAT requirements have been an integral part of the college application process. For most students preparing for and taking these standardized tests was the most stressful part of applying to college. The coronavirus pandemic has changed all that. Granted, there was a growing trend of colleges dropping ACT/SAT requirements prior …
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Student Loan Refinance Advice

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Student loan refinancing offers several benefits. When you refinance, you exchange your old high-interest student loans for a new loan with all new terms. The biggest benefit of refinancing is getting a lower interest rate on the new loan. This lower interest rate can save you thousands of dollars over the term of the loan. …
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How COVID Affects Work Study Jobs

Student doing remote work study on her laptop. financial aid
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and the stay-at-home orders, colleges across the U.S. have shut down their campuses. Faculty are conducting virtual classes from their own homes. These total campus shut-downs are preventing students from performing their work study jobs and getting paid. Many students depend on this additional income to help them …
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Should Your Student Defer Enrollment to College A Year Due To COVID?

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The rise of the coronavirus and social distancing practices have greatly altered everyday life. Additionally, it’s throwing the future school year in jeopardy too. With so many unknowns, many colleges are asking big questions: Should they go ahead with in-person learning? Explore online classes as a safer alternative? Defer enrollment a year? Regardless of method, …
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Career Planning During the COVID-19 Quarantine

College student career planning online careers & internships
Although many states are still shut down completely due to the coronavirus, there are plenty of ways you can work on your career planning and strategies during quarantine. Here are some great ideas to help you get started. Network Conferences and businesses may be closed in response to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you still …
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Could Online SAT and ACT Exams Be In the Future Due to COVID-19?

Student taking an online test at home. ACT & SAT
The coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty for students everywhere. This is an especially stressful time for high school students preparing to apply to college. Are colleges accepting admission applications? Has COVID changed the application process? What happens to the ACT/SAT tests? For many colleges, the ACT/SAT scores are a mandatory part of the …
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Who Gets the COVID-19 Stimulus Check – Dependent or Independent Students?

A college student applying for a stimulus check on her phone. financial advice & planning
The economic fallout from COVID-19 has been jarring. It jeopardizes the finances of families and businesses across America. Among those the changes hit hardest are college students. Which is where a stimulus check could come in handy. However, the rules are different for independent vs. dependent students. Here’s what you need to know. Colleges Blindsided …
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