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The Many Benefits of Traveling Before College

Editor of online travel news site Skift, Dennis Schaal, once called traveling to other countries “the ultimate form of higher learning.” According to the American Gap Association, around 90% of students who take a year off college do return to their studies and actually obtain higher grades than their peers. Gap years are still far […]

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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 […]