Articles tagged with Learning and Studying Tips

4 Hacks for an Organized College Life

4 Hacks for an Organized College Life

Perhaps you’re midway through your first year of college, or working on your third or fourth year. Regardless of your academic status, the start of a semester is a great time to regroup and reorganize. It’s often a busy time, and it can sometimes be challenging to stay on track. Therefore, the more organizational strategies you can incorporate into your routine, the better. Hacks for getting your college life organized include adding a whiteboard to your wall, maintaining a balanced daily schedule, and reviewing events at the end of each day.  The start of a new semester can be overwhelming, but finding strategies to stay on ... Read More About 4 Hacks for an Organized College Life

3 Questions to Ask Your High School Guidance Counselor This Month

3 Questions to Ask Your High School Guidance Counselor This Month

The start of the spring semester—regardless of your high school grade—can be a pivotal time in your college admissions journey. You likely have a plethora of questions, most centered around what progress you should be making by this time in your high school career. In order to ensure you’re on track, meeting with your high school guidance counselor can be immensely beneficial. Questions to ask your guidance counselor include verifying that your class schedule has you on the right track, understanding which standardized tests are best for you, and learning how your extracurriculars factor into college admissions.  Hoping ... Read More About 3 Questions to Ask Your High School Guidance Counselor This Month

4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

With 2020 just around the corner, now is the perfect time of year to start thinking about how to be the best version of yourself. If you happen to be a high school student who’s taking the ACT or SAT next year, it can be a good idea to set some resolutions relating to your test-taking. New Year’s resolutions for test-takers in 2020 include registering for exams as soon as possible, getting a head start on your study plan, and honestly analyzing your strengths and weaknesses.  What do resolutions for the ACT or SAT look like? Keep reading to learn four New Year’s resolutions for ACT/SAT test-takers.  New Year&rsquo ... Read More About 4 New Year’s Resolutions for ACT/SAT Test-Takers

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

While December is often cited as the “most wonderful time of the year,” for 12th graders staring down college application deadlines, that isn’t always the case—especially if you still have a lot of work to do on your college essays. If you’re still working hard on those essays deep into December, chances are you’ve run into some combination of writer’s block, procrastination, and just plain old thinking you have a lot more time than you really do. Whatever your reasoning, here are five tips for avoiding college essay writer’s block this December.  (10th and 11th graders, don’t close t ... Read More About 5 Tips for Avoiding College Essay Writer’s Block This December

How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

With the new year almost upon us, many people have already taken to contemplating their resolutions for 2020. As some sort out how they’ll improve their health or academic standing in the coming year, countless working professionals think about how they’ll advance their careers.   Continuing one’s education is a helpful, yet frequently overlooked, measure that can lead to professional growth. Continuing education comes in a variety of forms—certificate programs and independent study among them. Both methods offer attractive benefits, but may achieve slightly different goals. Gathering additional knowledge and ski ... Read More About How to Make 2020 the Year You Advance Your Career

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