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5 Things to Avoid Your Freshman Year of College

To paraphrase a line from Charles Dickens, freshman year in college can be both the best and worst of times. Luckily, millions of people have been there before you and made all the mistakes first. The trick is to see if you can benefit from another’s experience or prefer to learn everything the hard way. […]

How Do I College? A How-To Guide for Incoming Freshmen

One of the most exciting and rewarding experiences that an individual can have is going to college and attaining a degree. However, it’s important to know that entering college for the first time can be a very nerve-wracking experience. Below you’ll find a few strategies you can implement to make your transition into college more […]

Returning to College after Taking Time Off

Whether it’s the lucky ones who’ve done the gap year the millennial way by traveling around the world …, … or you’ve simply had to take a break to work for your tuition, life rarely offers a linear path to most of us, and college students of any age are no exception. There are those […]

How to Get a Secondary Education on a Budget

If you are interested in pursuing a better career path, ensuring you have the proper education and the right qualifications is probably very important to you. While getting educated is a goal for many, you might be concerned about how much you’ll spend to get a good secondary education. It’s true college today can be […]

Test Time: How to Kill Your Pre-Test Jitters

Stress always comes along with being tested, whether you’ve prepared well or not. If you really care about doing well; worrying is inevitable. The mechanism of stress exists to help raise motivation and the ability to work harder. In some, however, it tends to get out of hand and to become counterproductive. If you feel […]

What Your Letter of Recommendation for College Should Include

If you’re thinking about applying to various colleges in your near future, then there is a list of things you’ll need to gather. One of these is usually a letter of recommendation, or multiple letters of recommendation. These tend to come from such people as your teacher, guidance counselor, or employer and are meant to […]

5 Tips As You Prepare for College

It’s a rite of passage for many young people, but that doesn’t make it easy. If you’re serious about preparing for the physical, mental and emotional challenges of college, here are just five tips for transitioning to the next stage of your life. 1. Learn How to Pack Packing is an art form, so take […]

Disturbing Parents’ Habits for Students

Parents have direct effects on kids and today, in this article, we’ll discuss those disturbing Parents’ habits which affect their children, who are students. The relation of parents and children is an unbreakable bond. It begins at the moment a child open his/her eyes, experiences a lovely touch of parents. Parents complete their kids, just […]