What Grades Matter For College?

Transitioning from Junior High to High School  The transition from junior high school or middle school into freshman year of high school is a considerably large step, and it can sometimes be quite a rough one. At that age, new high school freshmen in their early teenage years are likely still struggling to find their identities and under pressure ...

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How To Build A Wardrobe on a Budget

Entering college is the chance to begin anew. You will be entering a new environment, surrounded by new people and new experiences. It could be the chance for you to re-invent yourself, if you so choose. This would involve a new wardrobe. While shopping for new clothes to begin your college career can be an exciting thought, bringing it into realit...

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How To Fight Depression In College

The Blues…we all get them. Being away at college and on your own for the first time can make the blues even more apparent. Whether you’re feeling homesick, are down about a relationship/friendship or are just in a funk, you’re not alone. Most students will feel blue at some point in their year, especially as a freshman.The trick is findin...

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How To Resolve Roommate Conflicts

Being the awesome rebel and loner/desperado I truly am, I went into the dorms my freshman year blind, that is without knowing who it would be I was going to be sharing a tiny little room with for an entire school year. The summer leading up to that first day and night in the dorm itself caused some anxiety, some doubts, and a lot of ‘what if&...

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What’s the Difference Between a College and a University?

Your friends in high school are talking about going to college, while others are headed to varying universities. What’s the difference between a college and a university? And which is the best choice for you? According to the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, there were an astounding 4,409 institutions granting degrees in higher ...

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What To Write Your College Essay On

The essay portion of college applications is one of the most crucial parts of getting accepted to a school. This is a chance for a university to get a sense of who you really are and better understand your reasons for applying to their college. The following information with help you decide what to write your college essay on. There are several sta...

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Fun Summer Getaways: 20 Ways To Have Fun Outdoors

The average person spends greater than 90% of their time indoors. For students, a lot of this time is spent in classes, studying, and participating in other indoor school-related activities. When those are all said and done, students spend their down time watching TV, playing video games, and visiting social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. T...

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How To Write A College Essay

College essays can be one of the toughest parts of the college application process for high school students.  Why?  Because a lot of students just don’t know how to write a college essay. A college essay is simply a student’s effort to explain their perspective in a clear, informative, and interesting manner.  In this post, I’ll review how...

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