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Anxious to see your AP scores? Find Out When, Why, and How ap exam score scale ap scores ap test Jul 05, 2018

The wait is over! AP tests come out this week. Scores come out by physical location. View the date and location schedule, and your scores, on the College Board schedule.

 

What is the AP exam score scale?

There is no “pass” or “fail” on the AP tests....

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6 Tips To Reduce Your Stress and Help You Do Your Best On Your SAT/ACT act holistic admissions sat test taking tips May 31, 2018

Standardized testing can be daunting!  Follow these tips to reduce your stress and help you do best on your tests.

 

1.         3 Times is Enough

 

Plan to take the SAT/ACT no more than 3 times each. You should be done testing by fall of your...

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6 Tips on How to Spend Money in College atm budget credit card money May 24, 2018

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Dorm room selected? Check!
ATM card for college! What? Get an ATM card?

Before you leave for college, you need to learn how to handle money. Here are 6 tips for you to consider as you prepare to go off to college in the fall.

  • Open a bank account NOW and get an ATM card...
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5 Tips for Excelling as a College Freshman college high school to college timeline May 18, 2018

Going from high school to college is a big step!  A current college student shares five tips for excelling as a freshman in college.

1. Learn to manage your time.

Classes in college are arranged differently than high school.  You will have gaps in time between classes.  Plan each...

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College Selection: What's in a Location & Why it is Important? college location college selection college size social fit May 10, 2018

How do you describe where you live?  City? Suburb? Country? As you explore colleges, one thing to consider is the location of the college.  Location can make a significant impact on your college experience. Think about where you want to go to school.  

 Here are terms...

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Teacher recommendations? First some self-reflection... college essay topics counselor high school letters of recommendation teachers timeline Apr 19, 2018

It will soon be time to ask your teachers and your counselor for letters of recommendations. But before doing that it helps to have done some self-reflection. Think about your three favorite classes on campus. Answer the following questions about yourself and how you have performed in each...

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How Can I Get To Know My Teachers Better? Apr 12, 2018

How do you get to know your teachers or counselor better? Here are 3 tips to building relationships with your teachers and counselors. 

  1. Show up!  Make sure your counselor or teachers know you personally by showing up for class, for appointments and for school activities.  Drop by...
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Tips To Becoming A Student Athlete club sports div i sports div ii sports div iii sports intramural sports naia ncaa ncaa eligibility center njcaa student athlete varsity sports Mar 22, 2018

Do you have what it takes to play sports in college? Many students do - either at the varsity level or in clubs and intramurals.  Each athletic division has their own athletic and academic eligibility requirements. More competitive divisions may want to see videos of your...

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6 Advantages to Studying in the United Kingdom college in the uk study abroad Mar 15, 2018

Have you considered studying abroad?  What if you could study abroad for your entire college experience rather than just one semester?  

There are several advantages to studying in the United Kingdom

  1. Studying in the United Kingdom could be a great way for you to experience...
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Size Does Matter- College Undergraduate Size college fit college search college selection college size large colleges learning style observant learner participant learner picking colleges private colleges state colleges total size undergraduate size Mar 08, 2018

As you explore which colleges are the right match for you, consider the size of the student body. How many undergraduates attend the college? This can make a big difference in your experience on a college campus. Think of college sizes in these four categories (based on...

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Comparing Financial Aid Award Letters compare cost of college comparing financial aid award letters cost of attendance expected family contribution gap grants net price parent loans paying for college plus loans schoalrships student loans Mar 01, 2018

You got into the top three schools on your list.  Each has sent you a financial aid award. One offer looks better than the other two, but is it really?  It’s important to compare financial aid offers.  Here are 6 questions to ask: 

  1. What is your Cost of...
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5 Tips for Spring Break College Visits college visit itinerary college visits drive through college visit good college fit official college visit questions to ask colleges virtual college tours Feb 16, 2018

Use your spring break to visit colleges 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...

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