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Category: Guest Post

Kim Lifton

How to Write a Fabulous, Stand-Out Application Essay

Our friends at Wow Writing Workshop show you how to write an essay that will blow admissions officers away! Hint: The topic’s not as important as you think.

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Debbie Schwartz

Can My SAT/ACT Score Help Get Money For College?

Our friends at Road2College explain how your standardized test scores can help you get college scholarships.

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Guest Author

5 Ways to Earn College Credit Before Stepping Foot on Campus

Useful tips for getting a head start on college and saving money on tuition. In May, a new report announced that the class of 2015 was the most indebted in U.S. history, with graduates leaving school with an average of $35,051 in debt. On a ten-year repayment plan, that amounts to a payment of $400 […]

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Guest Author

Need a job this summer? Here’s how to find one!

Helpful tips for a productive summer from Snagajob! Each year, Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network, surveys employers to gain insight on the summer job market. It looks like the summer of 2015 will be a great one for jobs! We talked to over 1000 employers in the restaurant, hospitality, and retail industries to find […]

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Linda Abraham

10 Tips for High School Seniors Getting Ready to Apply to Top-Tier Colleges

These ten quick hints will help make the application process as stress-free as possible.   1. Create a spreadsheet that includes all of your school choices and your “to do” list: Writing essays, keeing track of supplements, gathering transcripts (many schools use a service like parchment.com — I have found this service provides an easy and […]

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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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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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Linda Abraham

The President Wrote My Letter of Recommendation!

Would that be enough to get you in the school of your dreams? Read on to find out!   “Wouldn’t that be great. I’m in!” Or are you? Let’s think about it: Would a letter of recommendation from President Barack Obama, POTUS himself, ensure your acceptance? I’m sure a letter from President Obama would get […]

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College Prep for Juniors

Are you in your junior year of high school yet? Here’s some guidance from College Connections, LLC on how to succeed in–and even enjoy–this potentially hectic year! It’s best for juniors to start their college prep early. There are so many details to consider. If juniors plan properly, they may even enjoy the process. In […]

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Will a Great Essay Get Me Into College?

If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, here’s a short and sweet answer from Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy. The short answer here is: No, an essay won’t get you into college on its own. Your acceptance at most universities is dictated primarily by your GPA, course-load (how hard your classes are) and, to […]

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