Make your summers count

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If you’re in high school, it doesn’t matter how you keep busy during summer break, but do something you care about! Find a job, an internship, a pre-college program, a summer school or enrichment class, travel somewhere to concentrate on … Continued

The scoop on AP classes

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AP courses let you start college-level work during high school. Not only can you impress colleges with your academic prowess, but you’ll get early preparation for college level courses. The curricula for AP courses are similar to what you can … Continued

Seniors: Visit your colleges before committing

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Visit the colleges on your “short list” before sending in that deposit. College tours give first-hand knowledge of the vibe on each campus allowing you to evaluate all aspects (e.g., academic, social, etc.) so you can intelligently and intuitively decide. … Continued

Parents: Talk to kids about college

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Incorporate college discussions into everyday life. Going to college should be considered a typical milestone in a kid’s life and the more it’s incorporated into everyday family discussions, the more your child will know the importance of it. The family … Continued

How to prepare for college tours

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Research colleges, sign up for official tours & info sessions on college websites. Make good use of all the resources available to you. Actively seek out dates for college tours and info sessions by checking out different college websites. Taking … Continued

Test prep matters

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Focusing on test prep can dramatically improve your scores. The score you get on your SAT or ACT can play a major role in determining where you are admitted to college. With little preparation, obtaining high scores on standardized tests … Continued