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college applications

5 Free Online College Prep Courses

The thought of attending college can be tremendously exciting. However, it’s not without its challenges. College is nothing at all like high school. Taking a few college prep courses can help to make this transition smoother. Fortunately, you don’t have to pay for these. We’ve put together 5 online college prep classes that can help. …
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ACT & SAT

5 Benefits Of Taking The ACT / SAT in The Summer

Taking any test during the summer may be the last thing on your mind. Especially after you spend the whole school year buried in your textbooks. However, there are a few compelling benefits to taking the SAT/ACT at this time. Here are 5 major benefits of taking the ACT/SAT in the summer. You Can Focus …
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ACT & SAT

Using Summertime for ACT/SAT Prep

What are you planning on doing this summer? Whether you’re staying in or traveling, you shouldn’t waste time when it comes to ACT and SAT prep! Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do even when you’re away from home or out and about enjoying the weather that will help you get ready for …
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How to Prep for AP Courses Over the Summer

Are you starting any AP Courses this fall in high school? You definitely don’t want to wait for first day to get ready. Preparation needs to start over the summer to ensure a good grade and a smooth semester. Here are some tips for prepping for AP courses over the summer.  Complete Your Summer Assignments …
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Are Extracurriculars Important for College Applications?

Wondering if extracurriculars are important for college applications? The short answer is YES! While you can definitely get into schools without them, you will have a much easier time getting into more competitive colleges with them. It could even be a deciding factor in those competitive schools. Here’s what you need to know. The Benefits …
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ACT & SAT

How to Budget for Test Prep

Whether you’re taking an SAT, an ACT, or an AP Exam, it’s going to cost you a little bit of money. It’s essential to budget for them so it doesn’t end up costing you more than it has to. There are even ways you may be able to save some cash if you feel the …
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college admissions

The Benefits of Choosing to Attend a Safety School

If you applied to safety, match, and reach schools, you most likely received an acceptance letter from your safeties. Even if you received acceptance letters from other colleges, you might actually want to consider attending your safety school. Here are the benefits of choosing to attend a safety school.  You’ll Most Likely Be Ahead of …
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What To Do If You’re Waitlisted by a College

Getting waitlisted by a college can be disappointing, but remember it’s not a rejection. It also gives you a chance to reassess your college choices and decide the best route for you for the next four (or so) years. Here’s what to do if you’re waitlisted by a college. Step #1: Decide If You Want …
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Narrowing College Lists: Consider an Outside Perspective

When crafting your college list, you’re usually talking to people in your “inner circle” including your immediate family and your friends. However, when you’re narrowing down your school choices, you may want to go outside of this zone a little bit and consider some other perspectives. Here are some people you can talk to about …