Quick Quiz To See If Your An Adult

Are you an adult

You said it when you were growing up, “I can’t wait to be an adult”.  Your parents yelled it at you, “We can’t wait until you are an adult!”.  How do you know when you are an adult?  Take this quiz to see what your grade is as an “adult”.  Answer each question with a…

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Conservative or Liberal College – How Do You Know

Conservative or Liberal College

As you are researching colleges, you will hear comments about how one campus is “very liberal” or another is “extremely conservative”, or another is “middle of the road”.: These are references to the political leanings of a college campus. Is it red, blue or somewhere in between?  Are all students of the same persuasion? How…

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College – Where will you fit in?

Fit In

“Warm, welcoming, smart, and unpretentious– our university is filled with a bunch of student who are driven to be the best students they can be without striving to do so at the expense of others….[our students] excel at allowing everyone to be comfortable with who they are, and not having to a certain type of…

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6 Tips How to Spend Money in College?

Credit

Graduation completed? Check! Dorm room selected? Check! ATM card for college! What? Get an ATM card? Before you leave for college, you need to learn how to handle money.  Here are 6 tips for you to consider as you prepare to go off to college in the fall. Open a bank account NOW and get…

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When Should I Take What Test

When Should I take What Test

When Should I Take What Test? There are lots of tests and testing dates to keep track of. Knowing what tests are offered when, and the deadlines is important for scheduling. Test Date Test Type Register Month Registration Location June 4 SAT & SAT Subjects May www.collegeboard.org Sept. 12 ACT August www.actstudent.org Oct. 1 SAT…

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Five Tips For Excelling As a Freshman in College

Tips for College Freshman

Going from high school to college is a big step!  A current college student shares five tips for excelling as a freshman in college. Learn to manage your time. Classes in college are arranged different than high school.  You will have gaps in time between classes.  Plan each day’s schedule carefully, including study time in…

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Is Standardized Testing Stressing You Out?

Is Standardized Testing Stressing You Out?

Standardized testing can be daunting!  Follow these tips to reduce your stress and help you do best on your tests. 4 Times is Enough  Plan to take the SAT/ACT no more than 4 times each. You should be done testing by fall of your senior year.  Try both the SAT and ACT Take a diagnostic…

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Senior Checklist

Senior Checklist

You are almost there!  What are your next steps? Clark College Coaching Tip: Finish Strong!  Strive to get your best grades this semester. All college acceptances are CONDITIONAL. They are based on the expectation you will finish strong. If you do not, your admissions offer can be rescinded. Plan your room and board.  Complete the…

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College Location Is So Significant? But Why?

College Location

How do you describe where you live?  City? Suburb? Country?  As you explore colleges, one thing to look at is the location of the college.  Think about where you want to go to school.  The location has a significant impact on your college experience. Here are terms used in college “locations” with definitions: Major City:…

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Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts to Thank Your Teachers, Counselors, and Others

Thank you letter

“None of us got to where we are alone.  Whether the assistance we received was obvious or subtle, acknowledging someone’s help is a big part of understanding of saying thank you.”  Harvey Mackay Acknowledgement: As you finish your senior year, take time to acknowledge the people who have made a difference in your life. These…

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