Tag: winter break

College Winter Break (Survival) Tips

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Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Take these tips into consideration after the holidays wrap up, and not only will your break fly by, but you'll have something significant to show for it. read more

Preview Campus Life and Get a Leg Up in Admission With Pre-College Summer Camps

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College admission officers treasure applicants who challenge themselves and push their boundaries, both inside and outside the classroom. read more

Guest Post: When the Grinch Steals Your College Application

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College counselors Peggy Stacy and Gail Meyer offer their advice to parents and students juggling college admission and holiday stress. read more

The 411 on College Visit Holiday Travel

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Founder and President, Smart College Visit, Inc.

If your holiday family travel includes visiting a few colleges along the way, here are some travel tips to keep you safe and sane while on the road or in the air. read more

How International Students Can Fight Jet Lag

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

As jet-setting international students, it's easy to believe that hopping international time zones has become an intuitive life skill--that conquering the natural ebb and flows of our circadian rhythms is just another task--like learning how to drive a car. But no matter how often I travel, that untimely wave of drowsiness or alertness manages to interrupt my efforts to acclimate without fail. read more

Volunteer Opportunities for Science and Health Majors

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

This is the time of the year when many people start preparing for the upcoming holidays and college students are dreaming of starting winter break. College and high school students can take advantage of this season by volunteering with local charities and other organizations on campus or in your hometown. Volunteering has many benefits whether you're applying to college or to a job. read more