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Academics are important, but they aren't everything!
Go beyond the typical campus tour! Arrange to do these things to get a better idea of campus life.
By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.
Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.
Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!
Cost, location and admissions are only some of the factors you should consider in making the decision of what type of college will suit you best.
Now is the time to start thinking about how you’ll approach the essay prompts – it’s never too early to start thinking about college admissions!
Since most colleges have schedules that differ from high schools, visiting on your spring break is a great tactic because you'll get to see the school while there's still life on campus.
You know you can help – but how much is too much?
When it comes to paying for college, public colleges often offer the most affordable tuition prices. Some states, however, offer better deals than others.
Unless you earned a perfect score on the ACT or SAT last time, you might benefit from a revamped and redesigned approach to test prep this year.
January is the start of a New Year and a new semester. Which means, you have the unique advantage of a fresh start in more than one way! How cool is that?
As a high school junior, you've got a lot going on - and even more ahead.
November is a pivotal time of year for high school seniors - and we’re not just talking turkey.
You need to focus more than ever before on your studies, which classes you choose to take and how much you devote to preparing for standardized testing and college research outside the classroom.
While you can’t take the exams for them (yes, we know you’ve thought about it) you can help ease their exam anxieties in other ways.
When he or she comes to you (as most smart students do) asking you to help edit his or her personal statement, don’t panic!
Instead of going into debt, perhaps you should consider a work college.
You have two choices: the easy way or the hard way. Why not make things easier on yourself with these four steps?
Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.