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What To Expect Your Freshman Year In College - Part 2 With BONUS!

Every student inevitably carries expectations and preconceived notions about college with them when they first arrive.  Our perception of college is shaped by many things like older siblings, friends, popculture, or our parents.   1,215 more words

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5 Tips for Helping Your Student Prepare for College

By Jotham Busfield, MSW, LICSW

The process of preparing for college can be a roller coaster of emotions for students and their parents.

For students, the excitement of the countdown to freedom is often countered by the stress of maintaining good grades, standardized testing, and the potential for rejection. 1,631 more words

Charity Connect

Charity Connect was founded by Cristin Caine to “create lifelong volunteers by personally matching clients with their right fit volunteer opportunity and by providing community service education.” They take the time to really connect with the individuals, youth and adults, who want to volunteer; taking the time to understand what their true passion is and making connections with the appropriate non-profits – setting the stage for a long and enriching relationship for all involved parties! 472 more words

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Jason Taussig - College and Career Advice That Colleges Won't Tell You!

What are you thinking about when you enter college?  Most students are only thinking about making friends and taking in all that campus and college has to offer as a freshman.   523 more words

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Mistakes to Avoid When Saving for College

As one of the biggest financial burdens for American families, saving early for college is becoming increasingly more important, and unfortunately, more difficult. While some families get a head start, many others become overwhelmed with the increasing costs and find it near impossible to save for their children’s higher education. 796 more words

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Harvard Report: For College Admissions, You're More Than Just Your Grades

One thing we strive to help our students understand is that there is more to them than just their GPA or their test scores. Every student applying to college has a whole identity beyond his or her work in the classroom or performance on a single test. 303 more words

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What to Expect Your Freshman Year in College - Part 1

Every student inevitably carries expectations and preconceived notions about college with them when they first arrive.  Our perception of college is shaped by many things like older siblings, friends, popculture, or our parents.   1,337 more words

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