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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Basketball

Ask the college student: Balancing sports and academics in college

“How do you balance sports and academics in college?”—Name and school withheldHaving to deal with school and sports can be difficult, especially if you are a student linked to a scholarship that requires you...
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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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Ask the college student: How do you stay social in college without drinking, partying,...

“How do you stay social in college without drinking, partying, or losing study time?”—Taylor, sophomore, Indianapolis, IndianaThere are a lot of ways to meet people and be social without drinking and hurting your study...
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High school vs. college: What’s different and why you’ll love it

 Does the idea of transitioning into college life stress you out a bit? One of the questions we get most often from students is: How will college be different from my high school experience?College...
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Ask the college student: Can choosing a major truly determine one’s future?

“Can choosing a major truly determine one’s future?”—Shania, senior, Brooklyn, New YorkShania,Your major won’t necessarily match what your future profession will be. No matter what you choose to study, you’ll learn a lot during...
It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too early to start thinking about college, especially if you’ve been putting it off (we’re looking at you, juniors). We get it—it’s overwhelming, maybe even ridiculous-sounding...
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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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The college prep checklist: How to get on track

Read this article and enter to winSummer vacation has come and gone. You’re back to 6 a.m. alarms and your teachers are already on an assignment spree (bummer, we know). But before you get...
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Ask the academic advisor: The best way to ask a teacher for a letter...

“What is the best way to ask a teacher for a letter of recommendation?”—Evan, Logan, UtahThere are definite “dos and don’ts” when requesting a recommendation letter. This might be for your college application or...
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Ask the college student: Applying to college

“I’m researching what colleges I should apply for. Any tips?”—Name withheld, Brooklyn, New YorkWhen researching colleges, keep these four P’s in mind:Prerequisites. Many schools have minimum GPA and SAT/ACT requirements. Some elite universities require...