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Typical Student Schedule Template.
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How to Make the Best Class Schedule

In college, you have the complete freedom of choosing the classes you take at the time that works best for you. Building a class schedule that works well with your personal and professional life is the ultimate key to a successful college career. You want to make sure you’re adding time blocks in, so you’re …
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7 Great Biology Research Topics

Biology research covers the study of the origin, development, evolution, anatomy and physiology of all living organisms and their environment. This includes plants, animals, human beings, and the environment. If this is a field you’re interested in, you’ll find a vast array of biology research topics that you can choose from. The biggest challenge? Identifying …
Going on campus tours is an integral part of the college search process.
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How to Tour Colleges That Are Far Away

Some students don’t want to go to college near their hometown or even in their state – so how do they tour colleges that are far away? Students in this position can take an online tour, but if their doing an in-person tour, planning is necessary. Here are some tips to make the best decisions …
What's the role of social media in college applications?
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How to Use Social Media Wisely for Students

Did you know that colleges often check your social media if you applied to their school? The things you post there could greatly impact your admissions chances, so it’s important to take steps to make your social media work for you rather than against you. Here’s a checklist of how to use social media wisely …
what to do on a long weekend
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What To Do On Your Long Weekend

Presidents’ Day is just around the corner – do you have plans yet for the long weekend? If not, we’ve put together a short list of ideas you can take advantage of during the three day holiday. Have a Staycation You don’t have to travel to have a vacation! A staycation can be just as …