9 Myths about Choosing and Applying to Colleges
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9 Myths about Choosing and Applying to Colleges

The college admissions process is a popular discussion topic that often seems shrouded in mystery.  There are a lot of admissions-related misconceptions out there, and…

6 Ways to Deal with the College Decision Waiting Game
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6 Ways to Deal with the College Decision Waiting Game

It’s that time of year: essays are done, first quarter grades are finalized, and applications are (nearly) all submitted—you’ve applied to college. At this point,…

Have You Edited Your Common App Essay Too Much?
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Have You Edited Your Common App Essay Too Much?

Your Common App essay has the ability to make or break your college application. You’re informed by your teachers, counselors, and peers that these 650…

Pros and Cons of Work Study in College
Financial Aid

Pros and Cons of Work Study in College

“The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.” Whatever the merits of this Biblical message is, it is one that many have taken…

Gabrielle’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Rochester
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Gabrielle’s Story: My College Journey to the University of Rochester

I wish I could tell you that I ended up at the University of Rochester because I’ve wanted it since I was four. I wish…

Pros and Cons of a Study Buddy
Standardized Testing Resources

Pros and Cons of a Study Buddy

Do you work better in groups? Do you like having someone to go through the struggle with, with whom you occasionally have the well intentioned…

How to Be a Good Friend During College Admissions Season
Relationships

How to Be a Good Friend During College Admissions Season

College admission season – it’s the most wonderful time of the year right? Well unless you’re the Strawberry Jolly Rancher wrapper lying on my desk…

5 Ways Not to Get Stuck in Your College Campus Bubble
College Life

5 Ways Not to Get Stuck in Your College Campus Bubble

Editor’s Note: Afraid you won’t find your dream college? Chegg is giving prospies the opportunity to sit down with real college counselors FOR FREE to…

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Second Semester Resolutions
College Life

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Second Semester Resolutions

For many of us, our first semester of college is over. From one perspective, it’s hard to believe; it feels like just yesterday we were…

5 Musts for Surviving a College Party
College Life

5 Musts for Surviving a College Party

I am not a party person. I go out or have parties at my own house at most once a week and these are no…

A High Schooler’s Guide to Activism
Extracurriculars

A High Schooler’s Guide to Activism

A lot of high schools are not activist-friendly, so that makes it really difficult to get points across, valid points that shouldn’t even have to…

Why I Love My College: Open Speeches and Seminars
College Life

Why I Love My College: Open Speeches and Seminars

Editor’s Note: If you’re afraid you won’t find your dream college like Chi, we highly recommend checking out Chegg’s college admissions tutoring service, where you get…

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