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Three Great Scholarship Opportunities for College

Listed below are three great scholarship opportunities that are granted specifically to top-notch students from low-income families. Each of these scholarships covers a substantial amount of the recipient’s college expenses. QuestBridge www.questbridge.org QuestBridge offers four different scholarship programs (the National College Match, the College Prep Scholarship, the Quest for Excellence Awards program, and the Quest

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Three Major Intercollegiate Sport Organizations

When most people are watching college sports on television they are watching the “big time” college teams play. In most instances, these are Division I teams representing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), one of three major intercollegiate sports organizations in college athletics in the United States. Although the NCAA is the largest and oldest,

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Don’t Let Senioritis Get You Into Trouble!

After months and months of stressing about getting into college, the day has finally come when you have received your acceptance letter. Congratulations! You got in and you’re going to college! Time to celebrate…right? Not so fast! Take notice of the clause in your acceptance letter that states something to the effect of admission being

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Why Take the PSAT/NMSQT?

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is a practice test for the SAT. It prepares you for the types of questions that will be asked in the math, critical reading, and writing sections of the SAT. But did you know there are advantages of taking the PSAT/NMSQT?  If you are a junior when you take the

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Self-Preparation

When it comes to preparing for college there are many things that you can do ahead of time to put yourself in a position to succeed once you get there. It will be critical that you establish good study skills early on. Concentrate on developing these skills throughout middle school and high school so that

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What are Standardized Tests

Standardized tests are assessments that seek to predict outcomes of students by asking them the same exact questions and scoring their answers in a uniform way. In other words, it’s a test that measures students against the same standards. Colleges use standardized tests as part of the application process to predict how well a student

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