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Basics for high schoolers

For seniors, or even juniors and sophomores, college seems a little daunting, and maybe a little exciting. The first step is building a list of colleges you want to visit and, eventually, apply to. 362 more words


5 Mistakes People Make When Deciding on a College

So…. you’ve decided your next step in life is going to college. Congratulations! You are officially apart of the millions transitioning into higher education. Whether it is for the first time as a freshman, or you’re looking into completing a graduate degree, finding the right school and program is a huge undertaking. 916 more words

Graduate Degrees

Not Your Mama’s FAFSA!

Move Over January it’s October’s Time to Shine

For the past few decades, all prospective students who plan to use financial aid know they have to complete their FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid). 677 more words

Graduate Degrees

This Is For The High Schoolers Stressing About College

I remember when I was in your shoes, smoothing out the folds in my Senior Brunch dress, taking a deep breath as the academic dean of my high school called me forward to accept a local scholarship. 379 more words


Something Worth Wild

When I was teaching high school composition, every once in a while I would read a gem in a writing assignment. One of my students wrote the following: “Every once in a wild, something good happens to me.” First of all, I recognized that it was not a misspelling but a misuse of the word “wild” which should have been “while.” Of course, I chuckled as I read it and fantasized about what the misuse implied. 142 more words

Photo of Teacher Babysitting High Schooler's Child Goes Viral

Kimmy Lopez posted was worried that caring for her son would prevent her from completing her high school education. But when she explained her concerns to the administrators of the Massachusetts re-engagement program that she was in enrolled in, they told her to bring her child to school with her. 185 more words

This Girl Kicked a Field Goal After Getting Crowned Homecoming Queen

A senior at West Blocton High School was named homecoming queen during halftime of the school’s football game on Friday. She then took the field and kicked an extra point to help her team get the victory. 281 more words