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10 Ways To Enjoy Summer & Do College Prep

10 Ways To Enjoy Summer & Do College Prep

Make sure you find time to relax this summer but also remain productive, active and interested…exercise, read, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a hobby and collaborate on something meaningful.

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Why Write College Essays Over The Summer?

Why Write College Essays Over The Summer?

More and more college essay prompts are digging deep to learn what they can about a student’s character. Numbers are easy to see and evaluate; however, measuring character is not quite as easy. Essay prompts are geared toward having students become self reflective and critically think about their personal experience(s). Students tell us that they are often told not to write in the first person. High school and many college assignments are geared toward third person writing and students tend to be conditioned as such. In addition, teens can be self-conscious about writing about themselves in that they are growing from adolescence both physically and emotionally. Continue reading

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Summer Before Senior Year: Get Going!

Summer Before Senior Year: Get Going!

Your summer should be enjoyable with lots of vacation time. However, the fall semester will be here before you know it and, although you may not want to start your college process just yet, you’ll be so happy you did once your senior classes begin. Summer is actually a relaxed time to begin this process with little stress. Do yourself a favor and create a calendar with set goals for the summer. Continue reading

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Are You Ready For College Prep This Summer?

Are You Ready For College Prep This Summer?

  Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college prep process early. Do enjoy some down time this summer, but remain productive, active and interested… read, exercise, visit campuses while traveling, keep a … Continue reading

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A Fun and Productive Summer

Although many decisions are made during senior year, it is best to begin the college process early. Do enjoy some down time this summer but remain productive, active and interested…read, exercise, visit campuses while traveling, keep a journal, develop a … Continue reading

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