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The Value of Reading + My Recommended Reads

I have always been a bookworm and swear to always be one for as long as I have breath in my lungs. I’ve found, however, that most people do not share this sentiment. I simply cannot imagine a life without books, and I truly believe that Ernest Hemingway was right in saying that “There is […]

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Why Touring Schools Is Important

Insider Information Many schools offer an information session when you schedule a tour, and if you are going to be on campus anyways, I highly recommend taking advantage of that opportunity. Someone from the faculty, or a current student, will speak to you for usually no more than an hour, and from my experience, you […]

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Are AP Classes Worth It?

AP stands for Advanced Placement, and these courses are generally considered to be at the “college level.” The point in taking an AP class is to get college credit for the class after taking the AP exam at the end of the year. Are you up for the challenge, or is it just not worth it to […]

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When applying to any college directly out of high school, you will need an SAT and/or ACT score report. Most schools accept either, but some schools prefer one or have certain requirements such as SAT subject tests. Use this guide to help you decide which is best for you, but don’t forget to check with […]

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How to Make The Most of Your Summer

For those of us on the east coast, there is about a month left until we are back in session for school. With the impending date of our loss of freedom creeping up, the inevitable feeling of panic begins to set in as you realize you haven’t done even half of the things you said […]

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Building a College List

College is an opportunity for change, a chance to start over. Your academic record starts all over, as does your personal and social record. Unless you are infinitely satisfied with your life the way it is, I suggest taking this opportunity to make some changes as you begin considering where you might like to find […]

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