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Many colleges use activities to understand you more as a person. Remember this goal when you make your list.

Tips for getting an edge in your application with activities:

Make a master list of all your activities in high school,…
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It’s not too early to register for SAT or ACT tests if you are going to start taking them in the fall. Register in the summer to get best choice of locations, as some locations will fill up.

Register to…
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Which college essay type are you?

I know what I want to study AND I have had a significant life experience.

I don’t know what I want to study AND I have had a significant life experience.

I know what …

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There is more to going to college than showing up on campus the first day with books and computer in hand. Whether it is next summer or years away, use summer time to plan and prepare for going away from …

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Enjoy this summer and start thinking about what you like, and what is important to you. Summer is a good time to do as much preparing for next year as you can. Here is an activity you can do with …

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It’s officially summer now!  What are your goals for next year? Looking back at this year;

Are you happy with how your grades turned out? Did you enjoy your classes? Did you spend enough time in extra-curricular activities? Are there…
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Going from high school to college is a big step!  A current college student shares five tips for excelling as a freshman in college.

1. Learn to manage your time.

Classes in college are arranged differently than high school.  You …

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Graduation completed? Check! Dorm room selected? Check! ATM card for college! What? Get an ATM card?

Before you leave for college, you need to learn how to handle money.  Here are 6 tips for you to consider as you prepare …

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“Warm, welcoming, smart, and unpretentious– our university is filled with a bunch of student who are driven to be the best students they can be without striving to do so at the expense of others….[our students] excel at allowing everyone

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There is more to going to college than showing up on campus the first day with books and computer in hand. Whether it is next summer or years away, use summer time to plan and prepare for going away from …

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Marketplace APM: The Common Application gets an update. Hear the full story from NPR here: http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwjYHt_jQ…

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You are almost there!  What are your next steps?

Finish Strong!  Strive to get your best grades this semester. All college acceptances are CONDITIONAL. They are based on the expectation you will finish strong. If you do not, your admissions …

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Standardized testing can be daunting!  Follow these tips to reduce your stress and help you do best on your tests.

1.         4 Times is The MAXIMUM!

Plan to take the SAT/ACT no more than 4 times each (and preferably 3). …

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How do you describe where you live?  City? Suburb? Country?  As you explore colleges, one thing to look at is the location of the college.  Think about where you want to go to school.  The location has a significant impact …

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