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Category: College Preparation

Kristin Fracchia

Free College Search Resources

Fortunate college applicants of the Internet age! You have so many resources at your fingertips to find the right school for you! Here are ten of our favorite free resources for an online college search.   College Scorecard: A user-friendly and engaging tool to search for schools from the U.S. government College Affordability and Transparency […]

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Elise Gout

Looking into NCAA Athletics

This post is the first in a series about NCAA athletics. See the rest of the posts here: First Four Steps Towards NCAA Recruitment Distinguishing Between NCAA Recruitment Periods   Now that we’re about to start summer (some of you lucky souls already have), high school athletes everywhere are contemplating their interest in competing at […]

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Elise Gout

Steps to Getting a Summer Job

With summer at our fingertips, it’s that time to be seeking out summer jobs and, if you’re a senior, earning some money pre-college. That being said, if you’re unfamiliar with it, the path to employment can be a bit tricky to navigate. Below is a step-by-step walk through of what to generally be prepared for. […]

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Nadira Berman

Five Things You Have to Do Once You’ve Made Your College Decision

Finally! You’ve made your decision about which college you’ll be attending in the fall. It’s so exciting! You are relieved and overjoyed. What should your next steps be?   Celebrate You deserve to #treatyoself. Go out to dinner with your friends and/or family. Have some sweet treats and junk food. Watch movies. You worked hard […]

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Elise Gout

Making the Choice

If you are reading this post, a pretty huge congratulations is due because you did it! You got into college, and that alone is an immensely significant feat to be proud of. Now, chances are, you are faced by a whole new kind of problem: making the choice. Every single school, no matter how similar […]

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Guest Author

Top 10 Study Tips

Scared of what you’ll face when you get to college? Don’t worry! Check out this list of 10 tips to help you ace the exams that await you in the future. 🙂 Want to start out college on the right track or just need a productivity boost? Here are a few tips to help you […]

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Elise Gout

What Not to Wear: College Interview Edition

Two weeks ago, you pressed ‘Submit’. And for a split second it was like everything inside of you turned into a gooey mush. Partially from the terror. Partially from the relief. Another college application down. Another check off of the list. Another school name you can completely shove into that dark place in your mind […]

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NextStepU

It’s Never Too Early for Experience

Think you’re too young to start job searching? Think again! Internships, volunteering, job shadowing — there is no such thing as too early in your education to think about these words. Whether you’re a freshman in high school, a senior in high school or senior in college, these are the experiences you need to help […]

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Elise Gout

AP Tests: Why They’re Worth It

Now that winter has folded into spring, the AP season is slowly creeping closer, and students across the nation are signing up for the tests that they will be taking come May. While the process is undeniably intense, it offers far too many benefits to be bypassed. Listed below are some of the common reasons […]

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Nadira Berman

How to Spend Your Summer Productively

I know what you’re thinking. Summer planning? Already? Right now, you’re doing this. But soon you’ll be doing this… …and wondering where all of the time went. Deadlines for many summer programs and camps are coming right up. You better get on that! As tempting as it might be to sit around all summer and […]

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