Sophia Skwarchuk is a junior at Flathead High School in Kalispell, Montana. She is an active participant in Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Model United Nations, track, and cross-country. She is Vice President of her school's National Honor Society chapter and volunteers weekly for Big Brothers Big Sisters. When she isn't busy pursuing her academic studies and extracurricular interests, she enjoys dabbling in the culinary arts and writing short stories.

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What You Need to Know About AP Tests, AP Scores, and Your Future College

With the release of AP test scores earlier this month, you might be wondering how the number on your report will impact your college future. Well, this is how!read more

4 Great Podcasts to Listen to on Your Study Breaks

Sick of running flashcards? Give you mind a breather with these super interesting podcasts.read more

What's the Difference Between Scholarships, Grants, and Loans?

College scholarships, grants, and loans: what are they all about, and which ones should you use? We broke them down for you.read more

Welcome to the Common App

A breakdown of the most important parts and basic sections of the Common Appread more

Cheap Vacations for College Students on Spring Break

These three student vacation options guarantee a fun time that doesn't break the bank.read more

How to Lose Your College Acceptance

You made the cut, so now you're home free--right? (Spoiler: wrong)read more

What is Student Loan Default? (And Why Should You Care?)

Millions of people are currently defaulting on their student loans. That's a bad thing. Don't let it happen to you.read more

The 4 Biggest College Application Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

If you want an application that's watertight, here are four common mistakes to avoid.read more

The 3 Most Unexpected Scholarships

Looking to clear your college debts in unexpected ways? Here are three scholarships you never saw coming...read more

The Best (And Worst!) Parts of the College Search Process

Here are a few reasons why searching for the right college is the best...plus a few reasons it makes us all groan.read more