Off-to-College Tips Archives — College Planning Center and Guides

Tips on Doing Your Laundry When Living in a Dorm

Tips on Doing Your Laundry When Living in a Dorm

Even if you’re a seasoned pro at doing your laundry, washing your clothes at college comes with its own unique roadblocks. Explore these tips on doing your laundry while living in a dorm so that you don’t suffer the same pitfalls as your peers. Pick Times Strategically You’re no longer competing with the people in your house […]

common hobbies that can translate into a career

Common Hobbies That Can Translate Into a Career

Going to college can really make you start to consider your future a lot more. Everyone needs to work to live, but what kind of work can you see yourself doing? Ideally, it’s something that you enjoy doing, like a hobby you’re already interested in. You should never feel like you need to turn your […]

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Ways to Commemorate Your Child’s High School Graduation

Graduating from high school is a big moment in everyone’s life. It marks what will be your first of many steps toward adulthood and the real world. High school graduations are often accompanied by much fanfare and celebration, surrounded by your friends, family, and fellow grads. However, because of social distancing orders, such parties aren’t […]

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The Importance of Extra-Curricular Activities in Education

Good grades and an excellent attendance record are certainly important to your future ambitions, but even if you’re doing brilliantly at both, you might be putting a stumbling block in your career plans if those are all that you focus on. It’s all well and good to do well academically, but if you want to […]

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3 Tips for Boosting the Profile of Your School

In order to secure success for your school, it is vital that you are attracting bright, dedicated, and brilliant students. You need to establish yourself as an institution worth talking about, as opposed to a school that is outdated or uninteresting. That is why you should do everything in your power to generate a buzz […]

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College Survival Tips for Freshman Year

Freshman year of college can be quite a shock to the system. Many students find themselves simultaneously leaving home for the first time, moving in with strangers, taking on increasingly challenging workloads, getting a first job, and exploring their new found freedom and independence. It can be a lot to deal with all at once. […]