5 Proven Ways to Prepare for Your SAT and ACT Exams

5 Proven Ways to Prepare for Your SAT and ACT Exams

Part of your Highschool experience is taking tests, and there are few bigger or more important than the SAT and ACT exams. Below, we’ll answer 2 key questions about these tests, and share 5 proven ways to prepare for your SAT and ACT and score higher on them. What’s the difference between the SAT and…

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FAFSA For the Win (and how to finance college)

What is FAFSA and how can it help

If you’ve been thinking about college for any length of time, you’ve heard of the FAFSA, but what is it and what is all about? FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid and allows you to apply for federal scholarships, grants, work studies, and loans. Once you complete it, you’ll gain access to…

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5 Steps to Creating Your Best College List

5 Steps to Your Best College List

When you’re in high school planning what college to attend, all your preparation hinges on the colleges on your list. The better you hone your list to match your needs and wants, the better prepared you’ll be academically, emotionally, and financially. But how do you decide which colleges should be on your list? In this…

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What’s a High School Transcript & Why Is It So Important?

importance of your high school transcript

The college application process involves many steps and most colleges are unique in their requirements. Your college transcript is a large part of the process. Read below to understand what it is, why it’s important, how to get one, and all the things for which you’ll need your high school transcript. What is a high…

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5 Steps to Career Planning for High Schoolers

Career Planning in High School

Have you looked around you and wondered about all the jobs it takes for the world to be so amazing? There’s that nozzle that makes the soda come out of the machine all fizzy. Hundreds of people resource the materials for power lines, build them, ship them, and then string them up so you can…

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9 Tips to Complete Your Best College Application

Tips to Complete Your College Application

Each year, over 1 million students apply to over 900 Common App member colleges worldwide. What is the Common App, you ask? It’s a non-profit membership organization that represents more than 900 colleges across the U.S. and 20 other countries. Their main focus is to connect applicants to these colleges. Which means you might be…

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How to Start Your College Search in Your Junior Year

How to Start Your College Search in Your Junior Year

When you’re in the middle of high school life, the last thing you may want to think about is college, but high school passes quickly and that next step is coming sooner than you think. To set yourself up for a brilliant future that you’re going to love, you should start your college search during…

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Dos and Don’ts to a Strong College Essay

Dos and Donts of a Strong College Essay

Even professional writers get stage fright in front of a blank page. There’s too much possibility, too many directions things can go, and too many choices for what will become the final draft. So if you’re procrastinating on your college essay, you’re not alone. And ever since many colleges made SAT and ACT scores optional,…

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5 Questions to Ask to Get Great College Recommendation Letters

5 Questions to Ask to For Great College Recommendation Letters for Your Application

Exploring, choosing, applying, visiting schools and getting to the college of your choice is a long, potentially overwhelming process. But it doesn’t have to be difficult. Each step of the way, there are tips and tools that can make the journey easier, and give you more confidence as you progress. Which is why we’re talking…

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