Can you believe that summer will be here in just a couple of weeks? Seems like just yesterday you were a high school freshman and now you’re about to become the big fish on campus – a high school senior! This will be one of the busiest years of your life. Planning for college takes months, but if you wait too long to start the process, you may find yourself getting easily overwhelmed this fall. To help keep you on track, we have prepared a simple ‘To Do’ list for high school juniors – every student should try to work on these tasks before the end of school.
1. Narrow Your College Short List
Now is the perfect time to start narrowing your college choices for next fall. Take some time to review brochures, check out college websites and, if at all possible, schedule campus visits to those colleges at the top of your list. Read the rest of this entry »
If you are like many high school students, you are eagerly anticipating summer break. Your mind has started to wander and you can’t concentrate on your schoolwork. Sounds like senioritis, right? Well, I hate to break it to you, but sophomores and freshmen can be afflicted by summer-is-almost-here-itis, too! But now is not the time to let your homework slide. Instead, you should be working on your college planning strategy. By getting started now on your college ‘to do’ list, you’ll be ahead of many of your classmates and be setting yourself up for a much easier time in the years to come.
1. Take a Career Assessment Test
Your parents and teachers have probably already asked you one or two times what you want to be when you grow up. While many students don’t know what major to choose when entering college, it does help to have a general idea. Read the rest of this entry »
Many students are already dreaming about the lazy days of summer: no more getting up early for classes and no more late night study groups and cramming sessions. Thoughts of basking in the sun by the pool or at the beach have probably crept into your thoughts by now, or maybe you envision a fun-filled road trip with your friends to celebrate your friends and make even more high school memories. Sounds great, yes? But what if you could combine all the fun of summer vacation with an amazing experience that would not only look great on a college application, but could also change your life? Would you jump at a chance to do something like that? If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience this summer, we highly suggest taking a look at these strategic summer getaways for students.
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High school graduation season is here. Very soon, there will be no more high school classes, projects and tests. No more smelly gym locker rooms and no more school assemblies. It’s time to celebrate! And while it may be tempting to ask for just money as a graduation gift, keep in mind there are many things you’ll need once you head to college. Now, we’re not suggesting you ask for luggage (boring!), but there are some other pretty cool gifts that will help start your college life off on the right foot. Save yourself some time and money by placing these gifts on your most wanted list. Read the rest of this entry »