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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Major decisions: How not to stress about what to study in college

Major decisions: How not to stress about what to study in college

Rate this article and enter to winLucia, a junior from Boston, Massachusetts, has dreamed of becoming a robotics engineer since she was nine years old. “I’ve been taking classes in physics and computer science,...
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College applications: Are you ready?

Rate this article and enter to winThinking about the college application process can be intimidating. Everyone seems to have an opinion about what you should do, and the options are endless!With so much competition...
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Money matters: What you need to know about financial aid for college

What you need to know about financial aid for collegeIt might be hard to pronounce, but it’s not hard to apply. The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the...
Paying for college: Everything you need to know about financial aid

Paying for college: Everything you need to know about financial aid

 Thinking about college is exciting. It’s a time to follow your dreams and learn and grow in ways that will impact the rest of your life. But trying to understand the financial jargon involved...
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What colleges really want to see on your application

Rate this article and enter to winACTs, SATs, APs, IBs: If all these acronyms have you thinking H-E-L-P, you’re not alone. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, many students reported feeling stressed about...
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Why disappointment matters: Turning letdowns into life gains

Rate this article and enter to winYou trained your booty off all winter, and when it came time for tryouts, the competition was too stiff; there just weren’t enough spaces on the team. Then...
Try it on, try it out: Finding the right internship for you

Try it on, try it out: Finding the right internship for you

 You show up to biology class, write essays for English, and do your math homework, but sometimes it’s difficult to see how all of that applies to the world outside of school. Fortunately, there’s...
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Ask the college student: Dorms versus renting an apartment versus living at home

“Which form of housing is better: dorms, renting an apartment, or living at home?”—Shania, Brooklyn, New YorkShania,I have lived on campus, off campus, and at home during my college experience. While all three options...
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Ask the college student: High school vs. college curriculum

“Is the college curriculum drastically different from the high school curriculum?”—Jess, freshman, Brooklyn, New YorkYes, the college curriculum is different in some ways, but the differences are pretty cool. For example, one of the...
Scholarships and grants: How to get through college with less debt

Scholarships and grants: How to get through college with less debt

 Planning on paying for college? With tuition skyrocketing each year, finding the funds to further your education might seem like a difficult task. Even if family members are going to help you pay, they’re probably shaking...