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How to Transfer from Community College to a University

Susan Simmons For Students

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Community college offers a more accessible and affordable pathway to a four-year degree. Admissions requirements are lower than the average university, and tuition costs are far more reasonable as well. As college admission standards continue to rise, more and more students seem to be warming up to the transfer concept. Depending on your community college program, you might even have …

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The Secrets of Post-College Life

Kristoff Albanese For Students

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College is a time for exploration and creativity, where you can focus on daily campus life and not worry too much about the working world. However, things change pretty quickly after graduation. The reality check of finding a job (without having much experience on your resume) and paying student loans can be overwhelming for many graduates. It’s not all doom …

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Finding the Right Online Education Program

Susan Simmons For Educators, For Students

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In some ways, choosing an online college program is more difficult than selecting a university campus. There are hundreds of virtual institutions claiming to have prestige, world-class instructors, and degrees that will open doors to your chosen career. However, not all online programs are created equal. This is a huge moment in your life, so you should take it seriously …

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How to Plan a Graduation For Homeschooled Students

Doug Johnson For Educators, Graduation, How To

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Homeschooling offers benefits for many families, but it can have its challenges. One of these struggles is making high school graduation seem like the big, life-changing event it is. When your child doesn’t have a class to walk with, academic awards to receive or college plans to share with peers, graduating may not seem like a very big deal at …

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Graduation Gifts your Graduate Will Actually Use

Jesse Alexander For Students, Graduation

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New graduates already have a lot of the things they need that got them through college in the first place — but some of those things need replacing. Exchanging a computer that has been a workhorse for four to eight years (depending on the degree your grad has completed) with a new, up-to-date PC or Mac is the ultimate way …

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7 Helpful Suggestions for Improving Your College Applications

Susan Simmons For Students, Graduation

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Applying to college is a stressful time for many high school seniors, but it doesn’t have to be. You’ve already taken the majority of classes that college admissions staff will factor into their decision-making, so all that’s left is to send the best application possible. Between the general app, personal essay, letters of recommendation, and SAT scores, it can quickly …

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Email Etiquette: Drafting Professional and Polite Messages for Any Occasion

Doug Johnson For Students

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Just like texting, tweeting, and many other forms of modern communication, email has unique operating principles. Here’s an example: ending all of your sentences with a period can make a message sound rude and bossy, even if you’re the nicest guy around. All written messages depend on context, so it’s usually better to take cautionary steps that avoid misunderstandings. Whether …

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How to Get the Internship of Your Dreams: Tips for College Juniors and Seniors

Kristoff Albanese For Students

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With today’s global economy being the driver of most industries, it’s important for those looking to land the internships of their dreams to place a strong emphasis on knowledge of current events and world culture beyond the US, and to explain you’re open to a long-term commitment. A proven track record of flexibility and being a quick study will also …

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5th Annual Graduation Madness Contest & Sale

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It’s time for the GraduationSource Annual Graduation Madness Contest and Sale. Every March we get together to celebrate students achievements; both on, and off the court. There’s two parts to our March Celebration; the sale and the contest. Both are detailed below – and both last only as long as March Madness does! So act quickly, and you will save, and …

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Get Oriented: How to Survive Your First Week of College

Susan Simmons For Students, How To

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Freshman orientation goes by in a flash. It’s a time for meeting tons of new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and getting used to life away from the nest. With so much going on in such a short period of time, you should take advantage of it. Putting in extra effort during your first week of college can seriously pay off …