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20 Creative College Essay Topics

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The essay is an important component of your college application. This is your opportunity to show the admissions committee that part of your personality that cannot be discerned from your transcripts and grades. The key to being able to do this successfully is in choosing the right topic for your college essay. Here are 20 …

What is the Early Action Deadline?

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As you start shortlisting colleges to apply to, you’ll see that many colleges offer the option of early action. You must take time to understand what ‘early action’ means, and how it affects you. This will help you make a more informed decision about whether or not it’s right for you. The Basics of Early …

What Is A Good GPA in High School?

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As a high school student applying for college, you’ll hear a lot about the importance of earning a high GPA. But do you know what a good GPA looks like and how it impacts your college application? Taking the time to understand the basics of is important for any high school student applying for college. …

How To Make The Most Out Of Online Class Benefits

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Attending online classes can be completely different from attending in-person classes. Is this your first experience outside the physical classroom? These tips will help you overcome common challenges and make the most of online class benefits. Tip #1 – Familiarize Yourself with Your School’s Virtual Portal Every college has its own uniquely designed virtual portal …

The Month Before College Checklist

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The month before you head to college can be quite stressful. After all, you have a lot on your plate! This before-college checklist can help you track all of the tasks you need to get completed so you can be sure you’re first week at college (and your entire semester) is stress-free and enjoyable! Packing …

Social Media Mistakes High School Students Make

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Teens are not strangers to social media. Although the generation has grown up with the technology, mistakes are still made on the platforms. These errors could cost you scholarships, college options, or even jobs down the line. Here are three social media mistakes you’ll want to avoid. Creating Unprofessional Profile Names A common mistake that …

3 Summer College Prep Mistakes High Schoolers Make

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Did you just finish your junior or sophomore year of high school? Congratulations on another year under your belt! While summer is ahead of you, you don’t want to entirely waste it. Here are some college prep mistakes high schoolers tend to make during the warmer months. Mistake #1: Not Using This Time For College …

What You Need To Know About College Waitlists

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Getting waitlisted by a college can be stressful. It can leave you in a state of limbo, not knowing whether you will eventually be accepted or not. This makes it difficult for you to take a definite decision on your other offers. It can be particularly stressful if you are waitlisted by your first-choice college. …

More And More Colleges Dropping ACT / SAT Requirements

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For years, the ACT and SAT requirements have been an integral part of the college application process. For most students preparing for and taking these standardized tests was the most stressful part of applying to college. The coronavirus pandemic has changed all that. Granted, there was a growing trend of colleges dropping ACT/SAT requirements prior …
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