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Category: College Preparation

Nadira Berman

Three Tips For Early Decision Applicants

With the early decision deadline for most colleges swiftly approaching on November 1st, most ED seniors out there are probably stressing out. I vividly remember this time exactly a year ago. Here is what I would tell my former self.

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Myka Yamasaki

What are Liberal Arts Colleges?

Well what if I told you that there is a whole breed of colleges that are neither a part of the Ivy League nor are a giant state school whose sports teams feed into the NFL, MLB, etc.? This mysterious breed of colleges is referred to as liberal arts colleges!

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Nadira Berman

How To Stay Organized During College Application Season

Calling the college application season stressful would definitely be an understatement. One way to keep yourself sane is organization. If you know exactly what essays to write and when to write them, it will make your life a lot easier.

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Nadira Berman

The Best Ways To Academically Prepare For College In High School

College courses are definitely harder than high school classes, but if you have the right study strategies, you can succeed. Get in the college academic mindset while still in high school, and the transition will be a lot easier.

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Nadira Berman

What You Need To Know About Summer Pre-College Programs

Nowadays, pre-college programs have become one of the most popular ways academically competitive high school students spend their summers. The programs tend to involve students taking a course at a university, with most staying in the dorms throughout the duration of the course. In some cases, participants can gain college credit. If not, they are given a certificate of completion and an evaluation from their instructor at the end of the session.

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Dana Sinclair

3 Best Places to Look For College Scholarships

With College application season starting, scholarship season follows closely behind. Whether you are a senior planning for the years to come or a current college student seeking additional scholarships, these sites will direct you to countless scholarships that you qualify for, for free!

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Myka Yamasaki

Alternatives to College Tours

Driving and flying across the country to visit all the colleges you are interested in is not always a possibility. College visits can be expensive and it takes a lot of time to travel. If you are someone who can’t go on college visits, this post is for you. There is no need to worry! You can find the colleges for you by taking advantage of the internet. Here are a few resources to look into:

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Rita Neumann

What Should I Major In?

Picking your major is an exciting process. There really is no wrong choice, and your decision depends entirely on your own strengths, interests, and dreams for the future. Use this flowchart infographic to figure out what you should major in! Then comment to let us know what you got.

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Elise Gout

Admissions Advisors May Search Your Social Media

Yup, you read that right. We technology-savvy millenials have all heard (over the sound of our own tweeting) the warning, “Be careful what you post.” And it turns out, when it comes to college application season, those five words ought to be engraved onto our iPhones.

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Elise Gout

Make Your College Move Easier

When it comes to collecting dorm decor – I basically become a five-year-old boy given a box of Legos and told to construct his dream mansion. Will my single be that perfect crossover of “yoga loving, beach hippie meets bearded, urban hipster”? Yes. And will I go overboard in buying things to make that happen? Most definitely.

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