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College Raptor’s 2017 Summer Reading List

Here's College Raptor's summer reading list 2017 tips tools & advice
With tests, projects, school activities, and other academic events (mostly) out of the way, it’s time to take a well-deserved break! Summer is the perfect time to catch up on your summer reading list 2017—whether that be the latest bestseller or a classic you’ve been meaning to get to. While part of your summer should …

Why You Should Consider Taking Summer Classes

You should consider taking summer classes. tips tools & advice
While the prospect of a relaxing summer sounds delightful, it might be time to consider summer courses. Internships and jobs are important to consider as well. Each course of action has its own pros and cons. Here are a few reasons to think about the choice of summer classes. Taking summer classes during college In …

Staying Calm While Making the Shift to College

The transition to college can be rough, but here are some tips on how to stay calm tips tools & advice
Choosing a college is a huge milestone in one’s life and therefore—it can be rather stressful. According to Medical Daily, a lot of high school graduates experience symptoms of the burn-out syndrome and they find it extremely hard to stay calm due to a lot of pressure they feel. If you too are a freshman-to-be, …

Throwing a Graduation Party with College in Mind

Save up any monetary gifts at your graduation party. tips tools & advice
It’s easy to get excited about your high school graduation and graduation party, and why shouldn’t you be? You’ve put in four years of effort for this moment. Enjoy it, savor it, but keep in mind that if you’re going to college in the fall, there are some ways to plan ahead. Save any monetary …

Why Having A Mentor In College Is So Important

Having a college mentor is very important. tips tools & advice
A college mentor can have an indelible impact on the life of a student in many different ways. Check out some of the reasons why having a mentor in college is so important. Gives Your Confidence A Boost When You Need It Most With a rigid curriculum, nonstop exams and assignments, and plenty of studying, …

How to Stick to Essay Word Counts

Essay word counts matter with college essays tips tools & advice
Essay word counts and page limits matter a lot in the collegiate world. Almost every written assignment—whether it’s for a class, scholarship, or college admissions essay—will have some limitation. You need to be able to work within those limitations. Precision and conciseness are valuable skills exemplified by sticking to word counts. With that in mind, …

8 Tools to Make College Life as Easy as ABC

Here are some tools to help make your college life easier tips tools & advice
College life is demanding, to say the least. There’s so much to keep track of. Your grades, your fellow students, what party to go to this weekend and more. For that reason, you could use some help. The good news is that it’s here. All you need to do is go to the apps store …
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