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Here are some tips on how to go about a scholarship interview.
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How to Pass Scholarship Interviews

Although not all scholarships require that you attend an interview, many do, and interviewing can be intimidating. But with practice and preparation, it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips we put together for you on how to pass scholarship interviews.   Practice, Practice, Practice One of the best ways to get comfortable for an …
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Essay Theme Ideas

Not sure what to write about for your upcoming college application essay? It can be tough landing on a topic, but it’s important to write about something that is special and important to you. Authenticity is essential in these pieces. If you’re stuck on a topic or theme though, here are some ideas that can …
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7 Best Extracurricular Activities for College Applications

Extracurriculars look great on college applications, but do colleges look for certain clubs or activities when you apply? The answer is yes and no! What you do during the club or activity is more important than the activity itself in some cases. Here’s a list of 7 extracurricular activities for college applications. What Extracurricular Activities …
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When Will You Hear Back from Schools About Your College Applications?

If you’ve applied to colleges, you may be asking yourself, “When do college acceptance letters arrive?” It’s a valid question, and no doubt one loaded with a bit of anxiety. When you’ll hear back from the school though depends on when you applied: Early Action, Early Decision, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision. When Did …
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How to Put the Finishing Touches on your College Applications

A majority of regular decision college applications are due on January 1st. If you haven’t submitted yours just yet, don’t delay! Turning in late applications could result in declined applications. Here are some tips for putting the finishing touches on your college applications in the final days. Touch Up Your Essays Don’t write your essays …