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What are You Looking for in a College? Jul 25, 2019

You may have already started to look at different colleges, but how do you compare them?  Here are five categories that you should consider when evaluating a college.  

  • General Information – Where is it located?  Is public or private?  How many...
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AP Scores and College Credit ap exam ap scores ap test college credit Jul 03, 2019

AP scores will be available online at the beginning of July.  Scores are released over several days based on the state in which you tested.  View the date and location schedule, and your scores, on the College Board website.  

What is the AP exam score...

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It's All About You - Summer Questionnaire Jun 27, 2019

It’s all about you! 

This summer start thinking about what you like, and what is important to you.  Summer is a good time to do as much preparing for next year as you can.  Here is an activity you can do with your friends.  It is fun to compare notes...

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It's Summer - How Do You See Yourself Next Year? Jun 20, 2019

It’s officially summer now!  You may not want to think about school but now is a good time to reflect on this past year and set your goals for the upcoming school year.  

Look back at this past year: 

  • Are you happy with your grades?   
  • Did you enjoy your...
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What color do you want your campus to be? college campus politics college political atmoshpere college political point of view conservative college liberal college Jun 13, 2019

As you are researching colleges, you will hear comments about how one campus is “very liberal” or another is “conservative”, or another is “middle of the road”.  These are references to the political leanings of a college campus.  Is it red...

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Study Tips – Acing finals or AP tests Apr 25, 2019

Are you worried about your upcoming finals or AP tests?  Reduce stress and ace your tests by using these study tips from a graduate student. 

  1. Find a study space that suits you.
    For students who need a bit of chaos while they work, coffee houses usually have the perfect amount of...
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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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