4 Mistakes I Made While Applying to College
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4 Mistakes I Made While Applying to College

I had what most would consider a pretty successful college application process. I started early, did a ton of research, and put a lot of…

4 Tips for Awesome Public Speaking
Academics

4 Tips for Awesome Public Speaking

“Do I have any volunteers?” Ugh, that dreaded question. Projects can be a lot of fun because they allow for creativity, yet many students cringe…

What Do You Do After You Commit to a College?
The Toolbox

What Do You Do After You Commit to a College?

If you have already been accepted to the college of your choice, and you have made your deposit thus saying “Yes, I’m going to go…

Why You Should Keep a Journal
Life

Why You Should Keep a Journal

For many of us, one of the childhood rites of passage was the grand attempt and failure at keeping a diary. The tragedy usually goes…

9 SAT Testing Disasters (& How to Solve Them)
Standardized Testing Resources

9 SAT Testing Disasters (& How to Solve Them)

Anyone who’s preparing to go to college or has gone has probably thought about all the possible things that can go wrong during testing. I…

How to Be Your Own College Counselor
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How to Be Your Own College Counselor

So your guidance counselor is more or less worthless. Maybe you go to a massive public high school where your guidance counselor has a thousand other…

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor
Relationships

3 Advantages of Having a Mentor

A mentor can come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes we find solace from student mentors. This can include an array of different types of…

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough
Financial Aid

Petitioning Financial Aid: What to Do When It’s Just Not Enough

You just got the big envelope (or digital notification) that you have been accepted to a school and you are thrilled (as you should be)….

5 Reasons Why Your Spring Semester May Be Busier Than You Think
The Toolbox

5 Reasons Why Your Spring Semester May Be Busier Than You Think

I once heard legends of the carefree spring that was supposed to be my final semester at high school. Once I had submitted my college apps,…

Does National Honor Society Really Matter?
Extracurriculars

Does National Honor Society Really Matter?

As high school students, we should always evaluate the future importance of the things we do in school, whether they be acing/failing a test or taking/not…

4 Things to Do Once You’ve Submitted Your College Apps
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4 Things to Do Once You’ve Submitted Your College Apps

Once you’ve submitted all your college applications, you would think that you’ve gotten the hardest part out of the way. However, that’s not necessarily the…

3 Test Prep Options for Preparing for the SAT/ACT
Academics

3 Test Prep Options for Preparing for the SAT/ACT

Standardized testing can be one of the most daunting tasks of junior year, or any year of high school for that matter. And with this…

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