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Use dorm decor to make your dorm room a reflection of yourself
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Dorm Decor Essentials For Your Style

Pssst…school is around the corner. If you haven’t started your back to school or back to dorm shopping, now is the time to get a jump on it! When planning out your first dorm room (or your fourth), it’s important that you make it a reflection of you and your unique style and vision. Here’s …
Find your writer's voice
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Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice

Your writing voice reflects the unique way in which you view the world. You don’t want to sound like anyone else but you. A writer’s voice is like an artist’s signature. It is unique to the work and cannot be copied. Having your own unique voice is ideal for college and scholarship application essays! You …
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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 …