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Staying Focused Through Spring Semester

Staying Focused Through Spring Semester

Sorry, but there's no shortcut to this equation: You + Hard Work + Studying + Motivation = Graduation

Maya Moritz
Published January 21, 2015
Spring Break Safety Tips

Spring Break Safety Tips

Fun is only fun if you’re smart about it!

McKenzie Nevins
Published January 15, 2015
Activities on College Applications Are a Must

Activities on College Applications Are a Must

It’s no secret that the competition to get into the most prestigious colleges is at its peak, which goes to say that activities on college apps has never been more necessary.

Christina Alfaro
Published January 14, 2015
College Career Center Services & Resources

College Career Center Services & Resources

Your college career center is filled with abundant opportunities!

Samantha Starkey
Published January 9, 2015
Strategies for Your College Search

Strategies for Your College Search

Utilize these strategic college search tips to make yours that much easier!

Francesca Kavalir
Published January 9, 2015
A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Essay Writing

Take a few deep breaths, we’re going to get through this!

Alison Graham
Published January 6, 2015
2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

2015 New Year’s Resolutions for College Students

With the New Year ringing in, people make promises or resolutions so that their year can start off with a bang.

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 29, 2014
Scheduling for Success

Scheduling for Success

Although your biggest priority should be planning a well-balanced schedule that helps you work towards your goals, if possible, it is a great idea to plan your days around your personal biological clock.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 26, 2014
Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Steps to Acceptance: Getting Off the Deferral List

Don't panic if you've been deferred from the college of your dreams! Instead, become proactive to ensure you get off that deferral list, building a stronger application one step at a time.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Examining Your College Options

Examining Your College Options

There are a few things to keep in mind when narrowing your options – they might just bring back your sanity!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 26, 2014
Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

Involving Your Parents in Your College Search

In addition to resources like Fastweb and your school counselors, there is always help to be found from your parents.

Brady Keane
Published December 22, 2014
How to Impress Potential Colleges

How to Impress Potential Colleges

If you read your essays and conclude that it's your very best effort, admissions officers will likely see that, too.

Maya Moritz
Published December 15, 2014
Second Semester Motivational Tips

Second Semester Motivational Tips

How on earth can we keep ourselves motivated when the end seems so close and yet so far?

McKenzie Nevins
Published December 12, 2014
Navigating College Fairs

Navigating College Fairs

If navigated properly, these events can help tremendously to obtain necessary college information and become acquainted with new aspects of schools.

Francesca Kavalir
Published December 4, 2014
Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Why You Should Take On a College Minor

Think of minors as toppings on your college diploma ice cream sundae.

Alison Graham
Published December 3, 2014
What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

What to Do If You Can't Go Home for the Holidays

For a variety of reasons, students aren't always able to go home for the holidays. So what’s there to do during your month-long winter recess?

Samantha Starkey
Published December 2, 2014
Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Choosing Your Ideal College Size

Small, medium or large - the size of a college should definitely factor into your decision.

Laura Magerkurth
Published December 1, 2014
Making Major Decisions

Making Major Decisions

The time comes when you face reality and ask yourself, “What do I want to do with my life?”

Sabrina McPherson
Published December 1, 2014
High School Finals Study Tips

High School Finals Study Tips

Pressure begins to mount and stress accumulates quickly but you can avoid this with some quick prep tips!

Kaitlyn Specht
Published December 1, 2014
Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Staying on Top of Your Scholarship Search

Remaining on top of your scholarship search doesn't have to be difficult – simply make a plan to navigate the process with these helpful tips.

Brady Keane
Published November 21, 2014