What to Do Summer Before Senior Year of High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The summer before senior year is for relaxing, watching TV, and preparing a mind-blowing college application. And, yes, you have time for all three! read more

Q&A With Emily: How to Prepare for College Over the Summer

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: What should I do over the summer to prepare for college this fall? read more

Great Books to Read This Summer if You're in High School

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Looking for some book recommendations? These are some of the best books high school students can read over the summer. read more

6 Ways to Make the Most of the Summer Before Senior Year

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

It's the first day of summer, and you're going to be a senior next year! Here's how to balance a fun break with productive planning for the future. read more

Where Famous People Went to Summer Camp

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Worried about getting bored this summer? So were these guys. Instead, these famous people went to summer camp! read more

3 Important Reasons Why High School Students Should Do Summer Programs

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Summer programs can do a lot for high school students. From making friends to finding inspiration, they offer more benefits than you might think! read more

Top Do's and Don'ts of Packing for College

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Student, Advantage Academy

Before you start obsessing over how many pairs of socks to pack, read these tips for packing for college. read more

The 10 Most Important Things I Learned My First Year of College

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Student, Johns Hopkins University

A year goes by fast, y'all. And maybe never faster than when you're in college. Since you want to make every second count, you should follow this no-longer-a-freshman's advice. read more

4 Things Student-Athletes Should Do This Summer

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Senior Assistant Editor, Scholarship Manager, Wintergreen Orchard House

Welp, another school year is basically in the can, and it's time for student-athletes to start thinking about how they're going to spend summer break. read more

7 Things You Need to Do Before High School Graduation

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Student, Elmhurst College

Because it'll be here before you know it... read more