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What You Should Know as a First-Generation College Student

The National Center for Education Statistics reports that an estimated 30 percent of incoming college freshmen are the first in their families to attend a four-year institution. Yet, being a first-generation college student is one of the biggest risk factors for not completing the degree. First generation students might not have the advantage of having …

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How to Choose High School Electives to Prepare You for College

As you consider your high school schedule for the upcoming year, you might be excited about the different elective course options that can enroll in. Sometimes it’s tempting to select those seemingly easy electives, the ones that sound like you could grab a quick 4.0 and boost your overall GPA. Other times, you may want …

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Top Strategies to Earn a High SAT Score

There are several opportunities throughout the year to take the SAT test, which means that many students take the test multiple times in order to get the highest score possible. Colleges and universities across the country evaluate students based on their SAT scores, and they have a threshold for admittance. Naturally, this puts students under …

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