Is Community College Right for Me?

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Well…. That depends. There are many variables that go into making the all-important college decision. But most of all, the question at the heart of the answer lies in your academic, social and financial reality, along with your aspirations. Are you a student that might not have it all figured out right now but know that you want to do …

What Should Students Do In Summer?

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By Brooke Carleton   Most of us do it every year. countdown to summer. What’s not to like: warm weather, vacations, adventures and having fun with family and friends. Why not take advantage of your vacations and time off to visit and explore new cities and colleges. Whether it is a school you’ve always dreamed of visiting or one you …

3 Great Tips to Get Through Finals

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Finals are stressful regardless if you are taking them in high school or college. Some of the best advice someone told me once, was to manage my time, so I could get in enough studying, but also get plenty of rest and relaxation. Three of the most talked about areas during finals week are stress, studying, and rest. Here are …

How to Stay Safe on Campus?

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Millions of students in the U.S. head to college each fall. For most of those students, college represents independence and freedom from their parent’s rules. But with independence comes more responsibilities, especially with regards to your personal safety. Although safety is a priority at most schools, it is important to be proactive in keeping yourself and your belongings safe. Below …

Why Letters of Recommendation for College are Important?

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Colleges consider many factors when reviewing an applicant’s application file, most of which consist of numbers and figures. Letters of recommendation, however, can provide admission officers with information about you that is not provided anywhere else in your application. Because of this, letters of recommendation can be the determining factors in your admission decision. Letters of recommendation can reveal a …

Online Learning Tips for Success

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Using the internet for studying, researching colleges, or to complete a simple homework assignment can be useful, yet extremely daunting all at the same time. If you are familiar with certain programs or sites that are user-friendly and disseminates information in a productive, efficient manner, then using the internet should be easy for you! But, if you are one of …

Getting Involved in High School

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Getting involved has so many benefits. Your four years of high school is a time to explore your interests and skills through academic courses while getting involved in sports, clubs and extracurricular activities. Here’s something else you should know – not only can getting involved be fun, but it also plays an important role when applying to colleges. You’ll find …