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State Grants for Massachusetts Students

Massachusetts students and residents can take advantage of a number of scholarships, grants, and other financial aid programs to make it easier to afford college. We review some of them below, plus give you some links to find other opportunities available to students in the MA state! Massachusetts State Grants 1. Christian A. Herter Memorial …
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How to Make an Awesome College Application Video

Thinking about making a college application video to submit to colleges? And should you? You can submit videos as part of your college applications to some colleges. But just because you can, does that mean you should? Keep reading to find out the answers to these questions plus tips for creating your own awesome college …
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5 of the Smartest Players in NFL History

When you watch football, you see a majority of players have a solid understanding of the game, of course – they have to! And many of them have been to and graduated from college with degrees. But how do they stack up in intelligence off the field? Keep reading to learn about some of the …
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What is STEAM Curriculum?

You’re likely familiar with STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – but what about STEAM curriculum? It’s very similar, but the A actually stands for Art! But what exactly is STEAM, and what are the benefits of adding Art to the mix? Keep reading to find out! What is STEAM STEAM stands …
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State Grants for Maryland Students

Live or planning to go to school in Maryland? The state has a few different programs and grants available for its students! Here are some Maryland college grants you may want to consider applying to, plus additional information on financial aid programs in the state. Maryland College Grants 1. Guaranteed Access (GA) Grant The Guaranteed …
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16 Best On Campus Jobs

If you were accepted for a federal work-study program as part of your financial aid or are looking to make money between courses, you may be curious about what type of jobs are available to you on campus. Each college is different when it comes to what they offer, but it’s entirely possible to apply …
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Digital Citizenship: Why It’s So Important for Students

You likely follow many of the rules of digital citizenship without knowing it. From internet safety to etiquette, these may have already been ingrained in you by either your parents or teachers. But digital citizenship is more than safety online. Here’s a rundown of what it is, the 9 aspects of digital citizenship, and why …
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Different Types of Doctors: Your “MD” Guide

When you think of a “doctor,” your mind likely goes to your general practitioner. But, of course, there are plenty of other types of doctors, including cardiologists, dermatologists, and more. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of doctors and how you can become one! What Types of Doctors Are There? 1. Allergists …