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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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Why Consider a Gap Year college gap year high school time off timeline Dec 01, 2017

Considering taking a Gap Year?

If you’re considering taking a “pause” from your studies, go through the college application process, but ask about deferral policies both for academics and financial aid. Thinking about those things now provides time to decide if a gap is a...

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Singing the Senioritus Blues college college planning gpa grades high school second semester senior in high school senioritus university Nov 22, 2017

What do I need to focus on in my second semester?

Now that your first semester is under your belt, it is tempting to take it easy during your second semester. Why does it matter if some of my grades slip this semester?

What You Do Now Matters

Colleges are going to ask the following questions of...

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Top 10 Factors to Consider for Your “Perfect” College academics campus activities climate college college visits factors to consider for college financial aid housing location narrowing college list school spirit size social scene student body Nov 08, 2017

Here are the Top 10 factors to consider for your “Perfect” college:

Academics: How important is this factor to you? If you know your major, that should be a requirement What about special programs such as honors, study abroad, senior projects? Also consider the learning...

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