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Compilation of AP Student Resources

Sorting through Advanced Placement study resources Studying for the College Board’s Advanced Placement Tests can be hectic. With millions of tests administered each year, students find themselves in a position of finding great study materials, but with an unlimited number

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The Place of MOOCs and Online Learning Systems

  Understanding MOOCs and their Place in Education Throughout this year, MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses gained increasing attention with their adoption by big name universities including MIT and Harvard. At which, students can take classes led by renowned

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Top Organizations You Should Know About Going to College

Top Collegiate Societies and Organizations You should Know About Although a majority of success in college depends on grades, getting involved in other extracurricular activities can give you an advantage. By joining clubs, honor societies and other organizations, students benefit

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Drawing the Line on College Application Numbers

We know the admissions game is getting tougher, but where do we draw the line between just enough applications and too many of them? A recent article from the Huffington post recounts one young woman’s college application experience. She applied to

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Applying to College Like It’s 2014

I’m really talking to those high school sophomores and juniors (and maybe some of their parents and teachers!) who are watching the seniors at their high schools move on to their college years. As the number of applications, classes and

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Angling for Admission: How Early Should Students Specialize?

I’m not going to pretend that I have any idea what actually goes on inside of admissions offices. What I want to talk about is whether high schools students should strive to become well-rounded or if they should specialize. Some

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Why is Getting into College Getting Tougher? Part 2

This post is the second part of the two part series for why college seems to be getting harder to get into. The first part outlined 6 possible reasons to why this difficulty in getting into college has occurred. The

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Why is Getting into College Getting Tougher? Part 1

A little insight as to why getting decent grades in high school just won’t be enough This admissions season will go down in history as one of the toughest and competition for slots at Ivy League schools and prestigious liberal

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Three Ways to Test out of Your First Year of College

It is no secret that the cost of college tuition has been rising faster than housing prices   Source: http://www.mybudget360.com One of the ways to combat this ridiculous rise in the cost of going to college is to use existing

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Types of TA’s You Will Find

Personalities of teaching assistants When you get to college and see that scrawny kid next to the professor, your immediate reaction may be, “Hmph, teacher’s pet already.” Although this is accurate, this teacher’s pet has the power to kill or

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