Tag: grades

5 Secrets to Getting Good Grades

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Here are some ways to step up your school game and start getting the good grades you want and deserve. read more

Top Tips on Becoming a Well-Rounded Student

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Top colleges look for top students. But what makes a "top" student? Here are some tips on how to be the well-rounded student colleges are looking for. read more

How Are Grades Used in College Admission Decisions?

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The classes you take and the grades you earn are the most important factor upon which you are evaluated when you apply to college. Read more from our experts. read more

How to Boost Your Second-Semester Grades

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Author, College Admission Expert, and Founder, GATECollegeSystem.com

Want to end the second semester strong? Check out these essential study tips, plus a handy video that will help you become a memorization master. read more

There's More to Life Than Straight A's (and Other Things My AP Class Taught Me)

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Student, University High School of Tolleson

The idea of straight A's was engraved into Carla's mind when she started high school. But she soon found the pressure of perfect grades was overshadowing her love of learning... read more

How Important Is GPA in the Admission Process?

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Yes, it's true that grades are very important in the college admission process...but that doesn't mean you need a perfect GPA to get into college. read more

Your Grades Don't Define You...but They Do Matter

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Student, Advantage Academy

Your grades don't define you...but they do still matter in high school, in your college search, and beyond. This is something many students need to hear. read more

Do Grades Matter After College?

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Though college grades may seem superfluous sometimes, they can have real-world consequences. read more

The Psychology of Motivation: Understand and Inspire Your Son

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Author; Founder, CEO, The Learning Consultants

Author, CEO, and education expert Daryl Capuano shares his tips for uncovering your son's psychological blueprint--and how doing so can help you motivate him to succeed. read more

Guide Freshmen Through the Next Four Years

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

As a college counselor, you can play a pivotal role in keeping your students grounded and focused on their future early on. This post and next, I'll be discussing just a few of the many ways you can help your freshmen make the most of their vital but fleeting high school years. read more