Picking The Right College: 17 Questions Every Student Should Ask

When you are going through the college search process, there are a lot of things you will need to consider when deciding what school is truly best for you. Each of you has different interests, strengths, needs, requirements and levels of financial support. When you are picking your ideal school it is important to identify what things are most impor...

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Getting Accepted: Q&A With A College Admissions Counselor

When applying to your dream school, the first person to see your completed application is your admissions counselor. To make sure you have the best chance of getting into your school, I sat down with an admissions counselor to see what exactly goes on in the admissions process. Here is what she said: Q.  What is your role exactly in the admissions...

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Time Management For Students: Five Great Tips

Most college advisors and teachers will tell you that you ought to spend two to three hours a week of at-home study time for every hour that you have class each week. With everything else that you have going on , this can be a very daunting expectation. Especially when you coach wants you to work out for two hours a day, your voice teacher insists ...

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How To Avoid Being A Broke College Student

If you are getting into college or are already there, I am sure you have heard the stereotype of the “broke college student.” Well, it is a stereotype for a reason. Between tuition, books, school supplies and groceries most students don’t have more than a few dollars in their bank accounts at the end of each semester. Luckily ther...

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Easy Meals For College Students: Breakfast Edition

If you are living on campus at your school, especially in a dorm, the meal options can feel pretty limited. …Sometimes you are in a rush and don’t have time to wait in line at the dining hall. …Sometimes the food offered is not exactly appetizing. …Sometimes you are just in a homework zone and do not want to leave your dorm....

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Manage Your Morning Rush: 5 Tips to Get to Class On Time

If you’re like me, then getting up for that 8 am class is basically the worst. I do try to avoid putting early classes in my schedule because I know that I am not a morning person. Sometimes though, it is unavoidable. While morning classes are not my favorite, I know I need to get up and get to class on time. For all of you night owls, here are a...

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Get Ready For College With These Top 8 Strategies

Finally, high school is done and you have a few precious months to soak up some freedom before college begins. Make sure that you have a great time while you are in between these worlds, but remember, there are some important things that you need to get done as well. Here is a list of 8 things that you MUST make sure you do as you’re getting ...

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Checklist for College

For most students, your time at college is the first time that you will be living on your own. That means that it is likely the first time that you are in charge of supplying your own space with all of the necessary supplies. This can be a daunting task, especially when you consider that, if you do not have a car on campus, you probably can not jus...

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