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Choosing the Right College Can Help Guarantee Graduation

Recent studies have shown a declining college graduation rate, leaving many with student debt, wasted time, and nothing to show for it. While some of these individuals do return to school and complete their degrees, the majority do not. A well-matched school increases...

Free Public College May Change the Way Universities Recruit Students

It is no secret that college is more expensive and more important than ever, with tuition costs on the rise and the requirement of a postsecondary degree becoming more common. Tuition-free public education is a hot topic at the moment, and it has been implemented in...

Relationships Between College Counselors and Admissions Officers

Connections between high school college counselors and admissions officers are often mutually beneficial, although they can be tricky to navigate. While the willingness to form these relationships can vary, many admissions officers are open to, if not actively seeking...

Pros and Cons of Rural, Suburban and Urban Campuses

For many students, location is an important factor when choosing a college or university. Depending on your personality and goals, you may be more inclined toward a rural, urban or suburban campus. Here are some of the pros and cons for each category: Rural Colleges...

How to Help Teens Manage the End of the School Year

The school year is coming to a close so that means huge final assignments and lots of fun events for teens. From the ACT and SAT exams to course finals, students are loaded with stressful work. Although they are in the midst of these scholarly activities, there is...

Myths About College Admissions

Waiting to hear back from colleges about your acceptance can be stressful. Basically, your first steps into adult world are being determined by an admissions counselor based on endless factors. Did you take enough AP classes? Did you do enough extracurricular...

How Busy Parents can Help their Children Succeed at School

Having a high school kid is like sitting in the roller coaster car as they climb the incline of freshman year, sophomore year, then begin the crazy roller coaster into junior year and ultimately arrive at the end, the senior year. These next four years fly by really...

Where should students seek guidance for university

Students are assets of our society because they hold the key to making changes and can make a successful future. Therefore, it is the duty of the society to provide them with complete guidance on what degree program and the educational institution they should select...

What universities are looking for?

The admission department's decisions at the University is primarily based on the academic criteria. While the University looks for ability and potential in a student, it also assesses everyone individually, which means they look at and for different things in...

More Parents struggling to balance the work, home life

The American economy has not quite recovered from the recession and families across the country are struggling to make ends meet. Therefore long hours of work are inevitable for both parents of the house. Thus, leaving children without proper care and attention that...

The journey from Freshman to Senior

Growing up as the youngest of the three siblings, I would always admire the independence my older sister had, how quickly she could come and go out of the house, leave and enjoy with her friends, and that is what made me look up to college years for as long as I can...

Time to change the role of Guidance Counselors

Times keep shifting, and the role of guidance counselors is yet again beginning to change. Moving away from a more holistic approach of a school counselor that works with students on their personal issues and problems, are now more involved and bogged down with...

LACK OF FUNDS IN STUDENT’S LIFE

Investigate discharged to stamp the second yearly Student Finance Day demonstrates a stressing extent of forthcoming college understudies holds profoundly misguided judgments about the understudy back framework. Just about 66% of 14-18-year-olds in England (63%)...

Challenges faced by students living in dorms!

Living in a school hostel or dorm is not only an experience on its own, but one of the most memorable times spent in college as well. For some, it is a daunting experience of coping with their fears and anxiety. For some, it is a phase in their lives they have been...

Top 20 Questions asked in High School Interviews

It’s that time of the year when schools start preparing students for their transition to High School. When students look back at their overall grades and start looking around for extra help to give them the push and motivation to improve their grades, and parents are...

Why students need High School Counselors?

Today’s students have numerous resources to help and guide them through their high school life, like family, teachers, public leaders, etc. But, one primary source of information that can be most beneficial for students is making use of their school counselors....

Planning a Career: What High School Students Need to Know

Some high school students have a pretty clear idea of what they want to do when they grow up. Some wish to become doctors, others engineers. Some share a deep desire to have a career in showbiz as an actor or a musician. For some high school students, however, the...

How to Survive Going Away to College: For Parents and Students

Come the final year of high school and students everywhere can be seen trying to find their footing amidst a whirlwind of college application submissions, counselor-student sessions and college preparatory classes. Such times prove to be challenging not just for...

Counseling and Admission: Your Ticket to College Success

High school counselors and college admission representatives play an integral role in shaping students’ futures by assisting them in making college-related decisions that are suited to them. At the end of every school year, it’s common to see high school seniors neck...

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