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Making the Most of Your Last Semester of High School

You’ve jumped through all the hoops, and you’re set to start college, a job, basic training, or a gap year experience in the fall. You still have to graduate first, and you’ll feel happier about your overall high school experience if you find ways to make the most of your last semester of high school. […]

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Harvard Essay Writing

Essay writing develops very important skills in a person. They allow the writer to develop transferable skills. These skills help the same writer in the professional world. With research practice and disciplined writing, essays teach the writer to learn formal writing that is clear and communicates with authority. Essays teach research, exploration, and it consolidates […]

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5 of the Best Ways to Spend a Gap Year

No matter where you are in your educational career, sometimes you just need a break. However, a gap year before, during, or after college can be an opportunity for much more than just time away from school. Your college gap year can be a way to make money, gain experience, or see more of the […]

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How Your Approach to College Can Impact Your Future Career

Current public school curriculums are designed with one goal in mind — preparing you for college. One thing these classes don’t teach you is how to approach college and how it might impact your future career. How can you make the most of your education? How can you use your years there to your advantage […]

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Things to Consider When Choosing a College Dorm

Dorm living is an essential part of the college experience, especially during your first year. It’s essential to find the right dorm for you so that you can have the best year ever. Here’s a guide to the things to consider when choosing a college dorm that will work best for you. Dorm Style, Layout […]

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Big Things to Consider Before You Head to College

So, you’ve been accepted by your first choice college and you’re about ready to be off on your own. But not so fast! There are a few things to consider before you head to college. And since you’re technically still under your parents’ roof, you will have to listen to their rules just a little […]

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How to Get a Degree While Working Full Time

Balancing school with a full-time job and your personal life may seem like an impossible task, but there are several tools and tips that can help make it doable. If you work full-time but would love to go back to school to get a degree, here’s what you can do to make that dream a […]

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College Bound with Decisions to Be Found

You may have known all your life to this point that you would definitely be going to college. You studied hard throughout high school and maintained an impressive list of extracurricular activities to keep your transcript well-rounded. But one thing that even the most prepared high school student sometimes overlooks is the specific major they […]

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8 Important Skills You Should Know by College

Your first year of college can be a shock: you may have become accustomed to certain things that are bound to change once you leave. As such, it’s best to equip yourself with a well-rounded skill set before you head off to your first semester at school. Keep reading for a list of life skills […]

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Active Learning Activities for College Students – Know Before You Go

Optimistic revealed that active learning is something that brings excitement and energy and keeps away the boredom. Now, the typical atmospheres of a classroom in which professors take lecture and students take note is not proving effective. Nowadays, you can find that classrooms are concentrating on different strategies to become in active learning as part […]