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Jul
26
2013

How to Write an Essay Exam

The most effective tips on writing an essay exam Guest Post By Lois Weldon Are you one of the many students who are wildly hoping to avoid the overly-demanding essay exams? I am truly sorry, but that isn’t likely to happen, as you will definitely find yourself taking an exam that isn’t solely based on multiple choice answers, but demands …Related Posts:Essay writing tipsDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an [...]

Mar
16
2013

Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application Essays

Guest Post By Meaghan I. Read the instructions for the essay carefully, and make sure you read each question twice before answering. Touch upon every point that the question asks for, and do not be afraid to spend a few days on your essay as you perfect it. Here are a group of dos and don’ts …Related Posts:How to Succeed in an Online School8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before Heading to College25 iPad [...]

Oct
27
2012

College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores

College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores with Free Prep Courses Guest Post by Kate Wilson Recent SAT test scores show that the average critical reading section score is the lowest it has been since 1972. The high school graduating class of 2012 received an average score of 496, out of a possible 800. The average score for writing has also dropped by …Related Posts:College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDYING HABITSSAT StrategiesGuest [...]

Sep
12
2012

10 Community College Tips

Guest Post By  Ken Myers Community college is a great idea for students who are just setting out, are on a budget, or returning to school. Community colleges are usually much cheaper than traditional private and even state schools. They also offer convenient locations, better class hours, and education that equal that of any other college. In fact, I recommend …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing [...]

Sep
3
2012

3 Tips for Choosing Your First College Schedule

Guest Post By Karen Smith Summer has peaked, Labor Day is nigh, and the start of the school year approaches. With so much going on during your first few week of college — moving, orientation, roommates, activities, parties, etc. etc. — it’s important to remember the “real” reason you’re there: classes. I Know: downer, right? But I promise, some of …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing [...]

Aug
19
2012

Classroomtalk: College Roomate Guide

Guest Post By: Iris Yuan For many freshmen, college is the first time where they’ll have to live with someone, usually a complete stranger, and peacefully figure out how to share that space. Unlike summer camp roommates or field trips in high school, your roommate in college may have completely different interests than you, or different living habits. He or …Related Posts:8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before Heading to CollegeTeaching Your College Student [...]

Jul
17
2012

8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before Heading to College

Guest Post By: Iris Yuan You’ve taken all the tests, accepted your college admissions decision, and received your high school diploma. Now what? The summer between high school and college is a nostalgic one, and by all means, you deserve to enjoy these last few months after getting through high school. But if you’re the first kid off to college …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online SchoolClassroomtalk: [...]

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