Tag: advice

Essential Advice for Future Law Students (From Law Students!)

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Want the inside scoop for your future in law school? Take a look at this advice from real-life law students. read more

The 3 Keys to Surviving Finals

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Wondering what college finals are like? Here are the three keys to making it out alive by the end of the week. read more

Video: SAT and ACT Tips for High School Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're planning on taking the SAT or ACT, you need to watch this video. read more

How to Make the Most of Graduate School

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We asked current and former grad students to share their top tips for incoming graduate students. It's not all pretty advice, but it might just be what you need to hear. read more

Can You Make Studying More Fun?

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How do you make studying more fun? It's often a matter of managing your time, scheduling intensive periods as well as breaks, giving yourself small rewards, and creating the right environment. read more

David Twersky, Founder and Consultant at College Link Consulting

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David Twersky is a college consultant and the founder of College Link Consulting. He recently left corporate life to launch a career as an independent consultant. read more

Preparing for Your Online Graduate School Classes

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Freelance Writer, GradSchools.com; Content Manager, GradSchools.com

Starting an online grad school program can feel overwhelming at the onset, particularly if you are unsure of what to expect. The best way to enhance your chance for success is to prepare as much as possible ahead of time. read more

Why AP Scores Don't Matter in College Admission

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Director of SAT Programs, Veritas Prep

The first two weeks of May are when AP exams are administered across the country. Although these exams cause tremendous angst among high school teenagers, much of that fear is unfounded. AP exams are much less important to the college admissions process than most high school students, counselors, and parents think. read more

Advice for Parents of Children Who Don't Want to Go to College

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President, EducatedQuest.com

I'm a second-generation college graduate and the first in my family to go to graduate school. However, I've never believed that college is for everybody. If your high school student does not want to go to college, your first reaction should not be to turn pale or cry. It should be to ask why. read more

College Bound: What Every Student with Learning Differences Needs to Know

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Director, New Frontiers in Learning

During this time of year, high school juniors and seniors are hard at work preparing for college entrance exams, writing the perfect admission essay, touring colleges, and eagerly awaiting decision letters from their institutions of choice. While this can be an exciting yet stressful time for all students, students with learning differences have another level of factors they need to take into consideration when choosing the right college. read more