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questions & answers

High School Homecoming Traditions

The first chill of fall. Extended curfews. The marching band. The first touchdown of the season. Crowning the king and queen. Homecoming traditions in American high schools are a whole lot more than just a dance. There are so many things that make this event so special! What exactly is homecoming? It is a special …
student studying.
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7 Differences Between High School and College

Beginning college is an exciting time. Just as leaving middle school and entering high school marked a new adventure and an exciting change, college brings with it a set of differences, challenges, and opportunities that are distinct from high school. How different is college from high school? The transition from high school to college is …
Fall is a great time to visit colleges for many reasons
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5 Things High Schools Students Should Do in October

October is a busy month for high school students! This is often the month when they have to take midterms for their regular classes, but for some students, it’s also a big month for college prep. Whether you’re in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, there are some things you should know about and be …
A college advisor talking to their student.
college admissions

A Guide to College Planning Advisors

Using paid college planning advisors certainly has its benefits but it’s not necessary for everyone. Some students manage to get clarity on college planning by researching online resources. However, others find that sifting through the amount of information available on the internet can be overwhelming. That’s not entirely surprising considering the number of colleges scattered …
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questions & answers

Using ChatGPT as a tool – An Emerging Skill

ChatGPT has been banned from many schools due to its ability to make cheating easier than ever. Students simply put in a prompt and the tool returns a full essay, completed math equations, and other finished school work.  While using ChatGPT can result in plagiarism and students simply not learning the lessons, there are upsides …
questions & answers

5 Reasons a Student Website is a Do

A student website is a definite ‘Do’. While it’s not mandatory, having your own student website offers some powerful benefits. Check them out below. 5 Reasons Why You Should Set Up Your Own Student Website 1. You Control the Narrative In today’s digital age, almost all employers will check out your online presence. That means …
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ACT & SAT

What is the ACT to SAT Conversion?

When applying to colleges or scholarships, you might see some require you to have specific or minimum ACT or SAT scores to be accepted or eligible to apply. Understanding how the scores compare to one another – or convert – will help you determine the best test for you and your chances of being accepted …
college admissions, questions & answers

Guide to Khan Academy (And How It Can Help Your Education)

For the classroom-loving students in the room, more school outside of school may sound super fun. And for the not-so-classroom-loving students, it may not sound so appealing. Regardless of how you initially feel, it can boost your education. Let’s rewrite the script on outside-of-the-classroom learning. This resource may just become your new best friend so …
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5 Fun Tips for Beating Summer Boredom

Summer break arrives quickly for high school and college students alike. One week is consumed by spring finals, and the following week is embraced with leisurely mornings. However, after a few days of relaxation, summer boredom often creeps in for many. Finding ways to beat boredom is essential for having an incredible break. That’s why …

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