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What is a Technical School?

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Not sure that traditional college is for you after your high school graduation? You don’t necessarily have to enter the workforce right away. You could benefit from attending a technical school and it could help you onto a great career path. Here’s a rundown of what a technical school is, what you can expect from …

What is a Trade School?

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As you get closer to graduating high school, you are usually presented with a decision: go to college or enter the workforce. However, there is a third option: attend a trade school. But what is a trade school? Let’s break it down. What is a Trade School? A trade school is a school that teaches …

When To Remove A College From Your List

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Finding the perfect college is no easy task. You want to make sure that the college you choose will help you meet your academic and career goals. With over 4,000 colleges and universities in the US, this can take some time. The first step is to create a manageable shortlist of the best-fit colleges for …

Why Going to Safety Schools Isn’t a Bad Thing

When it comes to searching for colleges, schools are typically divided into three categories—safety, match, and reach. Safety colleges are those you’re highly likely to get into—schools with higher acceptance rates and less competition. Many people think that attending a safety college means “you weren’t good enough” to get into a match or reach school. …

Searching for the Right College During Quarantine

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Has your search for your future college been stopped short by the coronavirus? You’re definitely not alone, but there are resources available to you online to help you make your decision. There’s still plenty you can get accomplished during quarantine. Here are some different aspects of the college search to keep in mind in regards …

Coronavirus and Colleges: What You Need to Know

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The rise of COVID-19, also commonly referred to as the coronavirus, has affected everyone’s life in some way or another. Shops are closing, travel is restricted, and it’s difficult to find hand sanitizer anywhere. Coronavirus has also had a major impact on higher education. Here’s what would need to know about coronavirus and colleges. Colleges …

5 Ways to Narrow Your College Choices

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When you start your search for colleges, you might be overwhelmed with the number of choices you have. If you’re struggling to narrow down your college choices, try using one of these five methods: #1: Start with Simple Research Looking up each college takes time, but it can definitely pay off in the long run. …

Why You Should Consider College Visits For Juniors

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College visits can be an eye-opener. They give students a real sense of what to expect at different campuses in terms of academia and college life. It will help you make a more informed decision about which college is the best fit for you. Most students schedule at least one visit during their senior year. …