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How To Write a Good Conclusion for an Essay

You’ve come to the final paragraph in your essay—the conclusion. But now you feel stuck. Whether it’s the pressure to summarize effectively or the desire to end on a note of originality, you may find yourself wondering, “How do I write a good conclusion for an essay?” Let’s break it down.   Why Is a …
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What to Wear For a College Interview

Ah, you’re planning for your college interview—a pivotal event that can shape the trajectory of your academic and professional career. Whether you’re a high school senior who’s eager to impress your dream school or a transfer student looking to make a positive impression, what you wear to your college interview can impact how you’re perceived.  …
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7 Important Problem Solving Skills

Critical thinking, research, creativity, analytical skills, communication skills, decision-making skills, and adaptability are the 7 most important problem-solving skills you need to succeed personally and professionally.   You’ll likely hear the term ‘problem-solving skills’ tossed around when it comes to acing your college applications or crafting an impressive resume. But what exactly does the term mean …
We have some words of wisdom for parents who has a kid going to college.
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Your Guide to Parents’ Weekend

Parents’ Weekend is a yearly event for the parents of college students at schools across the United States. The colleges and universities invite parents to their campuses to sit in on classes, participate in student activities and clubs, and more. Every school that offers Parents’ Weekend does it a little differently, so here’s what you …

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