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4.0 GPA: The Ultimate Guide

A complete overview of what a 4.0 GPA means for college-bound high schoolers, university students, and job seekersread more

How Important Is Sleep to Academic Success?

Better sleep is a key component to better studying in college. Here's how you can improve your sleep and in turn boost your academic performance.read more

How to Create Your Own College Major

Interested in creating your own major? Here's everything you need to know to make your individualized major a reality.read more

Liberal Arts Change Lives

Liberal arts: Are they "good"? Are they "dead"? Do they have a place in higher education, especially when we consider the cost? read more

Pre-College Credit: How to Earn It and How It Transfers

There are plenty of ways to get credits for college in high school. Learn about different types of credits and how they might transfer with this helpful guide.read more

How to Choose a College Major When the Options Seem Overwhelming

If you're overwhelmed by the hundreds of programs, concentrations, and other degree options out there, this real-world advice on how to choose a major will read more

Ask The Experts

Q: I'm struggling with my college classes and homework; who can I turn to for help?

A: Colleges want you to succeed. They want you to maximize your classroom experience and go on to successful careers after you graduate. read more


Q: What is an interdisciplinary major?

A: An interdisciplinary major provides students with the opportunity to combine the best of several subject areas around a single theme.read more


Q: How might students benefit from a formal mentorship?

A: Mentorship is crucial! Formal mentoring relationships are so important. Find experts and those who have accomplished great things in areas you are interested in.read more


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