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How Non-Traditional Students Can Optimize Their College Applications

If you’re a non-traditional student, you may feel a certain apprehension about applying to college. When you’ve been out of school for some time, it can be hard to get teachers to write recommendation letters for you. If you never took college entrance exams, you may be rusty on some of the material you need […]

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Excelling in Standardized Exams: Do You Need Test Prep?

In the simplest terms, standardized tests refer to exams in which those being examined are presented with identical sets of questions. Remember, the set of questions might not appear in the same order. While you might have started with the reading and comprehension bit, your friend might have tackled the math bit first. Essentially, standardized […]

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Balancing Your Relationship with Social Media in College

Today, it’s far more common to see a college student walking around campus with a smartphone as opposed to a textbook. Social media plays an integral role in campus life, with social media platforms and apps being used as an important means of communication and staying connected. However, this spike in online activity on campuses […]

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College Prep: 5 Tips for Getting Ready for College

Transitioning from living at home with your parents and being in high school to living on your own and taking college classes can be stressful. Many aspects of your life may change within a very short period of time, and you will be forced to take on responsibilities that you may not yet be familiar […]

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5 Tips to Gain Undergraduate Admission into Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Science

In a world of rising uncertainty, poverty, and conflict, health science and medicine seem to be increasingly popular among up-and-coming generations of young, mindful individuals hell-bent on making the world a better place. With the rising popularity of health sciences among aspiring individuals, the problem of maximizing your chances of entering a desired medical school […]

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Pros And Cons Of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad is a trend that’s been only getting more popular over the years. While it certainly is an experience that you’re hardly ever going to forget, there can be a number of obstacles that you maybe didn’t consider. There are many things that you can learn about the world and about yourself by staying […]