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What Happens if You Miss a College Application Deadline?

College applications should always be turned in on time. For many schools, it is impossible to turn in applications past the deadline (usually January 1st). However, mistakes, and life, happen. You may have experienced a technical issue that didn’t allow you to submit your application, you could have had an emergency, you were waiting on …
What are some of the benefits of going to college online if you're a veteran?
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6 Great Alternatives to Traditional 4-Year College

Is a traditional four-year college program just not for you at the moment? Whether you don’t know what you want to do career-wise or the idea of four years in college straight out of high school, there are options available to you! Check out some great alternatives to traditional college below. Why should you consider …
Student on campus - choosing early action vs early decision makes a big difference
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What Does Early Admissions Mean?

Early admissions in regard to college refers to the early application processes, generally known as Early Decision and Early Action. Here’s what you need to know about it, the benefits, and whether or not you should apply to college under early admissions. What Does Early Admissions Mean? Early admissions means the process of applying to …
defining freshman fears.
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Conquering Freshman Fears

Entering college for the first time is definitely a major life change. You’re (likely) moving out of your house, leaving the K-12 system, leaving your friends, and entering a new chapter of your life. It’s no wonder it can be scary! But know you’re not alone. There are plenty of common fears that new college …
College planning timeline and important milestones.
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College Planning Checklist

If you’re in high school, it’s never too early to start planning for college! There are quite a few things you’ll need to complete over the next four years, so this college planning checklist will help ensure you’re ticking off all the boxes of jobs you need to get done! 1. Get Involved Volunteer at …
Public Speaking to an audience.
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How to Be a Better Public Speaker

Whether you have to complete a debate project for your high school government class or you need to present your thesis, public speaking can be scary! Thankfully, there are ways to cut down on that anxiety and ensure you’re properly prepared. Here’s a rundown of why public speaking is so important plus some tips to …
Student studying to earn college credits in high school.
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5 Ways to Earn College Credits in High School

Who says you have to wait for your first year of college to get a start on your degree? You can get a head start on your college credits while still in high school! We’ll cover just five in this article but there may be additional options available to you depending on where you are …