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How Do I Write the “Why Us” Essay?

So you’re completing your college application and arrive at the dreaded “Why Us?” essay. What to do? Here’s what Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy, recommends! Here are three quick tips to get you on the right track:   1. Don’t write about the school’s size, location, reputation or the weather. Why? Because that’s what […]

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Why Colleges Ask You to Write Essays

What’s the big deal with college essays? Almost every school requires them and it’s no easy feat to perfect them. Today, Ryan Hickey explains why these essays are more crucial than you might think! In our technological age, being asked to write a full essay can seem a little antiquated. Why do colleges even ask […]

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Great Scholarship Advice for the B Student

What if you’re not a straight-A student? Can you still earn scholarships to pay for your dream school? Lynn O’Shaughnessy of TheCollegeSolution.com says “Definitely!” and explains how to do it. If you’re a “B” student, you may have more options than you might assume. Don’t believe me? Here is a story of a young woman […]

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5 Tips for Writing Your First Resume

It’s never too early to start putting together a resume! In fact, the earlier you start on this, the better off you’ll be when it’s time to job search. So check out these tips from Zakiya Harris at University Language for how to craft the perfect first resume! Sometimes the thought of putting together a […]

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Expert Advice: 6 Tips to Guide Your College Search

How do you narrow down the 5000+ colleges out there into a manageable list of schools that’s right for you? Check out these tips from experts at NerdScholars!   Getting into college remains one of the most competitive obstacles young people are faced with. Admission rates for America’s most prestigious schools remain extremely low in […]

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Liked the Movie? Try the Book! 10 Surprising Movies Based on Books

Our favorite: Top 10 lists! Here’s a great one from our friends at StudyMode, sharing 10 books you should definitely read if you loved the movie version. ☺   Nothing beats warm buttered popcorn, an ice-cold soda and a great movie playing on the big screen – especially in the middle of summer! We get […]

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[Infographic] Timeline for College Application Season

Stay organized with a college prep timeline! Our friends at The College Essay Guy are making things easy for you with this infographic. The college process can be overwhelming. Wouldn’t it be cool if someone mapped out for you, step-by-step, what you should be doing and when? Someone did. And that someone is us, the […]

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How to Choose a US College from Halfway Around the World

Are you an international student with plans to study in the U.S.? Then check out these tips from University Language Services and learn how to apply to U.S. colleges! So, you’ve decided you want to study in the US for your college education – Congratulations! But choosing a school in the US is a huge […]

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Think you procrastinate now? Wait ’til you get to college!

Hey guys, the StudyMode team is back again! We recently surveyed some of our high school and college members to get a little insight into their study habits. And what we learned just might help you prepare for life in college.   Odds are, you’re going to procrastinate when you get to college Procrastination is […]

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5 College Admission Essay Mistakes to Avoid

Are you committing any of these college essay sins? Our friends at University Language Services are here to make sure you know what NOT to do when writing your college essays. Enjoy! Most students can agree that the college admission essay is one of the more stressful aspects of the college application process. It’s the […]

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