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Advice for Incoming College Freshmen: You Have Time

My younger brother is getting ready for his freshman year of college, and asked me a great question: “What’s your #1 piece of advice for freshman?” I thought about it for a moment, and remembered my own freshman year experiences. There were plenty of things that stressed me out or made me nervous, but there …
Improve your writing skills with these tips.
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How to Strengthen Your Writing Skills for College

There is no doubt that writing skills are critical for students. A well-written essay is a perfect chance to shine and demonstrate the ability to craft effective arguments on complex topics. In some cases, writing skills are the asset that gives you a chance to get accepted into college. If you’re facing some difficulties with …
We have some words of wisdom for parents who has a kid going to college.
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Words of Wisdom for Parents of College Bound Students

If your child is heading off to college, especially if it’s your oldest, you know it’s a life-changing experience and can be nerve-wracking. You’ll have advice for your children, of course, but here are some words of wisdom for you as well as they head away from home. Keep in Touch But Don’t Helicopter You’ll …
A summer job could be a great way to spend your summer, but here are some do's and don'ts about summer jobs
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Do’s And Don’ts: Summer Jobs

Taking up a great summer job has become a rite of passage for high schools students. Most students take up summer jobs in order to make some money so they can reduce the loan amount that they need to take. Others do it to gain some work experience that they can put on their resume …
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Best Pieces of Advice for Incoming College Freshmen

If you’re heading to college this fall as a freshman, there is no doubt that you’ve received dozens of pieces of advice from everyone! This includes your parents, older siblings, teachers, co-workers, and neighbors. A lot of it will be good tidbits. Just in case you haven’t heard though, here are some college tips for …