College Prep: You and Your Credentials
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If your college prep includes attending Catholic school, prepare for the HSPT, COOP, and TACHS with an entrance exam test prep book.
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We've talked before about how you can best protect yourself from blowback from your Facebook profile being seen by a college admissions officer. But Facebook doesn't just have to be something you have to rein in, or protect yourself from.
The federal TRIO programs include eight different programs, each supported by grants from the federal government.
You may have done it before. You may have even done it dozens of times. And if you haven't, you might have at least thought about it. Now, though, you're risking a lot—especially your plan to go to college—if you do it.
Are you in the middle of college prep and beginning to freak out because—on top of everything else—you need to write a resume for the college admissions office? Relax!
There are many things to keep in mind as you help your child plan his or her high school classes. While you want to be sure that your child meets the high school's requirements, you also want to assist him or her in showing the best possible work to potential colleges.
Your college plan will sound particularly noble if it includes going to med school. You don't want to just "go to college"—you want to lend your expertise to curing sickness and disease.
Internet savvy is on the rise and the electronic media culture is firmly planted—and thriving—in our society. Just in North America alone, Internet search engines have become a daily search tool for roughly 70 percent of the population.
As a student, you're at the center of a group that includes teachers, family, coaches, and counselors. The great thing about this network is that it provides you with a number of "champions" who can help you in your college planning efforts.
While doing your college planning, you have probably developed an idea of what you're looking for in a college. Here's another thing to think about: Do you know what colleges are looking for in a student?
Blogging is one of the hottest things since MP3s arrived on the scene. But, as with any new gadget or technology, there are kinks in the system. Blogging is personal, fun, and easy. It is also a great outlet for creativity or letting off steam.
Read actual questions from students about college prep and your credentials and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts