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Freshman Year Success: Habits to Build During Your First Month of College

Freshman year is one of tremendous growth and change. In fact, it is probably better suited to the famous Dickens quote “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times” than any other time of your life will be. Your first year in college is all about learning through new experiences, adjusting… Read More Freshman Year Success: Habits to Build During Your First Month of College

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Applying to College: Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Admission?

When your senior year comes, you have several different options for how you want to approach applying for college. Besides just the schools themselves, you can choose from up to three different application programs. Not all schools may offer all three (about 450 colleges in the U.S. offer Early Decision or Early Action programs,) but… Read More Applying to College: Early Decision, Early Action, or Regular Admission?

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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… Read More SAT vs. ACT

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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… Read More Building a College List