Summer Bucket List Ideas for Teens

When I was six years old, I tried to build a time machine in my living room. It mainly consisted of a huge cardboard box, blankets I had taken from my bed and a few teddy bears I could not bear to go to the future without. My dad was kind enough to humor me and cut a hole in the box that made it look as if I were driving some sort of car. Once I sa...

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Preparing for College Checklist

From taking the ACT junior year of high school to checking into your dorm room when starting freshman year of college, there is a lot of preparation that needs to be completed in order to successfully become a college student. This is an important process, so we’ve compiled a few important steps that should be taken through high school and up...

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FREE College Admissions Assistance

Hi there! Thanks for visiting our site, a FREE College Admissions Assistance website geared towards helps high school students successfully transition to college! Why TheCollegeHelper.com? Let’s face it, high school counselors are busy. They often have hundreds of students on their case load and simply don’t have the time or resources ...

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How To Go To College

The college admissions process can be daunting for a lot of high school seniors and their parents. Finding the right school, filling out those dreaded applications, waiting for the admissions letter in the mail, and understanding the financial aid process is both complicated and time consuming, or at least it appears to be that way. But here’s th...

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Free College Planning Worksheets – Download NOW!

Preparing for college can be daunting for high school students and parents. Between figuring out what colleges to apply to, understanding financial aid, taking standardized tests and meeting college application deadlines, a student can easily be left feeling overwhelmed. That’s why we’ve created an entire section of our website geared t...

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How To Prepare For College

Preparing for college may be one of the most difficult tasks because you have no idea what you are getting into. The factor of the unknown is what makes it so exciting, but it can also be scary and stressful. There is only so much you can do before you let go of control and trust that things will work out. In the meantime, here are some ways you ca...

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Internship, Internship, Internship… What to Expect as an Intern.

Students are finding out more and more that just having a college degree is not enough.  Students now need actual industry experience to be more marketable to future employers.  So how are you supposed to get this experience while trying to finish in four years?  You will need internships.  That is plural because the more and more experience yo...

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Cutting Yourself a Break

For the past few weeks I’ve had the same reoccurring nightmare: I’m somewhere on campus looking for my classroom on the first day of the quarter, but no matter how hard I look I’m unable to find my class. I wake up in a cold panic, convinced that I’ll have to drop my class and won’t be able to graduate. It takes me a f...

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