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Academics

How to Make the Perfect Four-Year Plan for You

It’s officially August, and that means high school starts again in a matter of weeks. Before you let an overwhelming feeling of dread wash over you, just take a deep breath. With a little planning and foresight, your high school years can be both rewarding and fun…I promise. It’s time to figure out your perfect four-year plan!

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Extracurricular(s)

Why You Should Make a Personal Website

In today’s world of competitive applications it can be easy to get lost in the piles of resumes and cover letters. That is why having a personal website – which often includes a short bio, overview of experience, contact information, and a portfolio – is an essential for today’s students.

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Internships

5 Best Summer Jobs for High Schoolers

For many students who haven’t secured an academic internship or a research position, it can be difficult to find a way to spend the summer that will turn admissions’ heads when it’s time to apply for college. Here is a helpful list of great summer jobs that can help boost an application to the ‘yes’ pile. 

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Resumes

Does Work Experience Help an Applicant’s Admission Chances?

When it comes to extracurricular activities for college applications, students are always deciding with filling up the little time they have to boost their college portfolios. A common debate for any applicant during the summer is whether or not to take an unpaid internship in a possible field of study or to just  work for pay.

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