Tag: literature

How to Be a Great Writer in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Pursuing your hobbies in high school can be really tough with everything else going on. For high school writers, though, it can be just a little easier. Here's how. read more

Study Playlists for All Your Classes

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Student, Garfield High School

Who doesn't need a little musical inspiration to face their chemistry homework head on? These four playlists should do the trick! read more

Scholarship Saturday: May 10, 2014

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ICYMI: 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

Differentiate Yourself with SAT Subject Tests

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Director of Business Development, Triumph College Admissions (TCA)

The SAT Subject Tests are a perfect way to help differentiate yourself. Differentiate means to recognize what makes someone or something different. Companies focus on differentiating their products from other products so that they'll stand out as a good purchase. They do this because they're competing with other companies who have similar products. You need to consider the college admission process as a similar type of competition. You're competing against other students. Anything that helps you differentiate yourself from those students is something worth your time and effort. read more

The Write Stuff

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Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

So if you're thinking of studying creative writing in college, get a head start by attending a summer writing program. We've highlighted just a handful of the nearly 300 programs featuring creative writing instruction listed on Summer Program Search. read more