Myths About College Orientation

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Your orientation will most likely have a LOT going on, from overnight dorm stays to first semester course selection. But you may have heard quite a few myths about this event at the same time. Here are a few of those debunked. Myth: Parents Aren’t Allowed At Orientation This “myth” absolutely depends on the school. …

What Happens During College Orientation?

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Have you selected your college orientation date yet? If not, you’ll definitely want to get on that! Many of the favored dates fill up fast, so make sure you’re doing it as soon as possible. Now that you’ve signed up though, do you know what happens during the college orientation? Each School is Different Every …

What is SAT Score Choice?

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If you take the SAT multiple times, you get the option of choosing which scores to send as part of your college application and which scores remain undisclosed. This is known as SAT Score Choice. Should I Submit These Scores? Students who are not happy with their SAT scores often choose to retake the test …

How To Find Volunteer Work That Suits You This Summer

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Did you know that volunteering can be a great way to boost your college application? It helps you develop crucial transferable skills, from communication and interpersonal skills to team working and leadership skills. You will also hone your time management, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. All of these skills can add serious weight to your college …

What to Do After You Take the ACT or SAT

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Feels good to have the Big Test Day over and done with, right? The ACT and SAT take up a big amount of time, energy, and focus, so to finally take the test can leave many students feeling relieved. But what now? Celebrate and Relax First off: celebrate! You’ve been working hard and you made …

What Should You Do If You Get A Low ACT / SAT Score?

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High ACT/SAT scores can boost your chances of getting accepted into the university of your choice. Scoring well on these tests is even more important if you are applying to highly competitive institutions, where every single aspect of your application will be weighed, including your test scores. Also, you can qualify for more scholarships with …