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3 Tips to Building Amazing Teacher/Counselor Relationships Apr 11, 2019

Hoping to get a great recommendation letter for college admission or a scholarship or even a summer program?  It’s hard to write a recommendation for someone you don’t know.  You need to have strong relationships with your teachers and counselor.  Here are 3 tips...

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SAT Subject Tests in Spring Apr 05, 2019

How do you know if you need to take College Board SAT Subject tests?  Some colleges require or strongly recommend that you submit subject test scores (often two tests in subjects related to the major you are interested in – i.e. Math and Science for Engineering majors).  Review...

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10 Study Apps Students Must Have Mar 29, 2019

Do you dream of spending less time studying and still getting great grades? Turn your phone or device into a study machine!  There are great resources available to turn all that time you spend on your phone into something productive.  You may find a favorite that you’ll continue...

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Reject the Rejection Letter college acceptance letters rejection letters Mar 21, 2019

Getting a rejection letter from a college can be a painful blow.  Especially this year with a college admissions scandal in every major newspaper, it may seem that the process is rigged or unfair to the core.  You may wonder, “Why was I not accepted? What else could I...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Study in the U.K. study abroad study in england study in the uk study in the united kingdom Mar 15, 2019

Have you considered studying abroad?  What if you could study abroad for your entire college experience rather than just one semester?  Studying in the United Kingdom could be a great way for you to experience another culture for college without worrying about a language...

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Advice from a Park Scholarship Finalist college interviews extracurricular activities nc state park scholarship scholarships student resume Feb 28, 2019

Watch and learn from Seth Kodikara all about the Park Scholarship from a Park Scholarship Finalist.

  • The Park ScharlshScholarshiption Process
  • Insight on the Interviews
  • Advice for underclassman on their extracurricular activities to improve their resume
  • And much more.
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How to Make the Most of Your College Visits Inbox college visits extended college visits overnight college visits Feb 22, 2019

The College Visit 

Depending on your time and interest level, plan one of the following types of college visits: 

Basic Visit 

  1. Attend an information session.  Ask questions about admissions, financial aid, choice of majors.  IMPORTANT: Get a business...
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Road Trip: Preparing for Spring Break College Visits college visits spring break Feb 14, 2019

Using your spring break to visit colleges is a great idea, but be aware of spring break schedules for the colleges you wish to visit. It’s best to see a college when students are on campus. Here are a few tips to prepare for your spring college visits.  

  • Create a...
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Seven Tips for Acing the SAT preparing for the sat sat test day checklist Feb 07, 2019
  1. Test Day Checklist. Get a good night’s sleep before the test. Be sure you arrive at the SAT prepared with the right tools. See TEST DAY CHECKLIST. Be sure to bring a protein snack, a watch, and an approved calculator.
  2. Consider Using Score Choice. Consider...
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It’s Never Too Early to Start Thinking About Your Essays common application common application essay essay essay prompts Jan 24, 2019

Last week, the Common Application announced that the essay prompts for 2019-2020 will remain the same as they were in 2018-2019 application.  So, what are you waiting for?  Now is a great time to start brainstorming topics for your Common App essay.    

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Student Spotlight: Zoe West tips for underclassmen Jan 18, 2019

Play The Video To Find Out About: 

  • North Carolina School of Math and Science
  • Zoe's tips for underclassmen
  • Much More
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Underclassmen: Looking for an Exciting Summer? summer plans summer research test prep travel Jan 10, 2019

What are your plans for summer? Now is the time to find programs for next summer to participate in. Do it this month! Many programs fill up early. Many have deadlines as early as February. 

What types of summer programs are there? 

Educational
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