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Focus on Majors: Molecular Biology college decision college major college planning molecular biology selecting a college major Mar 11, 2022

Molecular biology is the study of biology at the molecular level. It focuses on the structure and function of the molecules that form the basis of life. Molecular biologists explore cells, their characteristics and parts, chemical processes, and how molecules control cellular activity and growth....

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The New SAT—Shorter and Online college board preparing for the sat sat test prep Mar 04, 2022

As has been widely publicized of late, the College Board has announced some exciting updates to their standardized tests. The key parts of these changes include:

• Testing will be completed online

• Tests will last 2 hours, not 3

• Calculator allowed on all math questions

Factors...

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Should You Take AP Tests? ap exam ap scores ap test Feb 06, 2022

During early May, high school students around the world sit for Advanced Placement (AP) exams. The College Board runs the AP program and provides teachers with curriculum guides so that they can cover the material students will be required to know for the exams. At some schools, students enrolled...

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FOCUS on Majors: Film Studies college major film Feb 06, 2022

If you aspire to expose the world’s ills through documentaries, have visions of fame, fortune, and financial reward, or simply long to get paid for watching movies, Film Studies may be the major of your dreams. Among the most popular and competitive of college majors, Film isn’t just...

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Consider Your Return on Investment When It Comes To Picking A College college decision comparing financial aid award letters financial aid return on investment Feb 06, 2022

There are so many moving parts to a student’s search for the ‘right’ college location, academic options, student services, clubs, and organizations, career preparations – but none of them matters if a family cannot afford that outstanding education. Attending college is a...

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Making a Great College Match college fit college match good college fit Jan 31, 2022

One student loves the non-competitive academic atmosphere at Haverford College, making learning much more enjoyable. Another student praises the intense competition at UC San Diego, motivating her to do her best work. Two great schools. But not great for every student. Both of these students had...

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College Loans Options loans parent loans Jan 29, 2022

As we have often said, paying for college is a significant challenge for many families. Once all types of grants, scholarships, work-study options, jobs, and family contributions are cumulatively considered, many families find they still must borrow money to cover the remaining costs. Unlike...

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What is the Easiest Major in College? college major selecting a college major Jan 25, 2022

What is the easiest major in college? Unfortunately, there is no cut and dry answer to this
question because every person learns differently and has different mental and physical
strengths. If you are looking for the easiest majors to get in college, begin by considering your strengths and...

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3 Things to Know About Changing Majors in College changing major undecided undeclared major Jan 25, 2022

Did you know that you are not necessarily tied to it forever once you declare a major? Technically, you can change your major at any time. However, as you can imagine, it isn’t
always that simple. For some, changing your major might not have much of an impact at all on your college...

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In-State vs. Out-of-State Tuition - What You Need to Know in-state college out-of-state college tuition Jan 25, 2022

When you are preparing for college, one of the top considerations is often cost. Tuition is often an essential factor when it comes to choosing a college. If tuition is a factor for you and you are considering going to college out of state, there are a few things you should know about in-state...

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3 College Major Stereotypes and the Truth Behind Them! college major major selecting a college major Jan 25, 2022

Just like the stories you hear about high school stereotypes, there are a lot of college stereotypes out there. These stereotypes might lead some to question facts about college, from if fraternities only exist to throw parties to wondering, is college hard? But what about college majors? Your...

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Using Your PSAT Score Report for Planning Purposes psat psat/nmqts Jan 25, 2022

Each year, tens of thousands of students take the PSAT exam at high schools across the United States. The PSAT is not used by colleges in the admission process. Still, the results can help you better understand your academic strengths and weaknesses and suggest the skills you should focus on in...

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