A Simple Guide to Financial Aid

A Simple Guide to Financial Aid

College in America is off-the-charts ridiculous when it comes to cost, and financial aid is a very common way of relieving some of the weight of college tuition. There are generally two types of  financial aid for which you can apply. FAFSA Provided by the federal government, FAFSA stands for “free application for federal student […]

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Why You Should Be Taking A Foreign Language - Learn the benefits of language learning

Why You Should Be Learning A Foreign Language

Many American high schools and colleges require at least 2 years of study in a foreign language. Despite this, American’s generally fall behind other countries in proficiency in non-English languages. Before electing to not sign up for that French or German class, consider the benefits of learning a second or third language. Improved Multi-tasking People […]

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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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SAT vs. ACT

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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