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Why Is the SAT Important?

Standardized testing has been around for decades, and the SAT is probably the most well-known college entrance exam out there. While other tests like the ACT are equally important, it seems that a bulk of the weight of getting accepted into college gets put on the score obtained on the SAT. While you understand it […]

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9 Best Study & Educational Apps for College Students

With the wide array of educational innovations nowadays, it has become so much easier for students to study anytime, anywhere. With online lessons now possible, there are also other educational apps available for you to use on your phone or tablet. So if you want to keep up with your lessons in a fun and […]

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Resumes and Interviews: Preparing Yourself For Success

No matter what kind of work you eventually get into, how well you put together your resume and how professional you are during interviews will make a ton of difference in your career path. People have different personalities. People have different job skills. People are more or less charismatic. People can be introverted or extroverted. […]

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4 Ways Smart Students Prep for College and a Career

Oftentimes, children talk about how they can’t wait to be grown-ups. At the core, they want the benefits of adulthood. However, there are so many adults who wish they could go back to childhood. One of the main reasons is because adulthood is hard work. If you’ve prepared as a student, it won’t be as […]

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Creating a Dorm Room Perfect for Studying

Dorms aren’t exactly ideal for quiet and privacy. Most of us choose to study and get our work done in the silence of a library or in a coffee shop with earbuds in. But there’s no reason you can’t create a space in your own dorm room to get some good studying in. If you […]

In-Person vs Online Tutoring: Which One Is Right for You?

Feeling a little behind on your studies, or wanting to get ahead of the crowd? Tutoring is a fantastic way to improve your learning and motivation and can even help you to develop more effective study habits. A tutor could be another student, a specialist in your subject matter, or even one of your current […]

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3 Unique Challenges of Being a First Generation PHD Grad

It’s already an amazing accomplishment when you complete the requirements to earn your Ph.D. It’s even more of an accomplishment when you’re the first person in your family to achieve this goal. You’re raising the bar for the future generations, and this is a positive example to set. However, it’s important to acknowledge the challenges […]