College

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How Important Is My GPA, Really?

This blog post was written by Jordan Schanda and originally appeared on ScholarPrep.org. Jordan is the Founder and Owner of ScholarPrep, which provides both a system and organizational…

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Is AP Coursework As Important As It Used To Be?

A hearty congratulations to high schoolers everywhere for surviving AP season! Over the past three weeks, an estimated 2.8 million students sat for Advanced Placement exams…

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How To Land And Make The Most Of A College Internship

Internships are really just short-term jobs available to college students. There’s no shortage of internship opportunities out there, you just need to know how to find…

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Considering The ROI Of Your College Experience

It’s that time of year again! March is maddening (who else has a busted bracket? South Carolina? Really?), tax day is just around the corner (thanks…

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Spring Into Action With Student Loans

When is the best time to consider the cost of college in the admissions process? There doesn’t seem to be an easy answer. Start too soon,…

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The Common App Activities List: How to Make the Most of 150 Characters

You should think of the the Common App Activities List as a resume. Basically, it’s an opportunity to (briefly) highlight what you have participated in outside…

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3 Common Writing Issues To Avoid On Your College Essays

Writing a winning essay is often the most challenging part of putting together a college application. In pursuit of this goal, you’ve perhaps read countless “how…

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Putting Your Social Media to Work for College Admissions and Beyond

The holidays may be over, but our online shopping habits can teach us how colleges, business schools, and employers use social media to search for and…

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How To Improve Your English Speaking And Succeed In American Universities

“Is my English good enough to study in the US?” During the 11 years I spent working with international students in Istanbul, this is a question…

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5 Tips to Help You Balance SAT/ACT Prep with Finals

Finals are quickly approaching, as are college application deadlines, but meeting your goals for both is still very possible. Assessing the amount of work, the overlap…

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