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College Planning Timeline : Senior Year
Month-by-month lists of suggested deadlines for college-related tasks to be completed before or during your the year of high school.
Many students applying to college make the mistakes above. It is important to avoid making these mistakes because they will cause your application to be perceived less positively. They may even cause your application to be rejected.
Taking the LSAT
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a standardized admissions test. It is required as part of the application by all American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited law schools, as well as by other many other law schools.
Accepted to Duke University -- Jabria Howington
"My heart seemed to be spinning out of my chest and I couldn’t keep my nerves calm" is how high school senior, Jabria L. T. Howington felt when she discovered that she was admitted to her dream school, Duke University. She had wanted to attend Duke since she was 5 years old.
Researching Work-at-Home Opportunities
A growing number of students are looking for ways to earn an income from their homes. While there are legitimate work-at-home jobs, many advertised opportunities are scams. Students who want to work from home must do careful research to avoid being scammed.
Note Taking Using the STAR Method
The STAR note taking method is a simple and effective method to help students get the most out of lectures and prepare for tests. Taking effective notes during class is an important skill for college students to master because many college classes are presented in a lecture format.
Resumes for Dummies Book Review
Review of 6th Edition of "Resumes for Dummies" by Joyce Lain Kennedy on Kindle to evaluate its usefulness as a resource for college students and recent college graduates who are preparing to enter the workforce.
Credit for Prior Learning
There are many ways students can receive credit for learning outside of a traditional classroom. This type of credit is typically referred to as credit for prior learning or credit for life experience.
Massage Therapy School
An interview with Claire Bunney, site manager for MassageSchool.org, about massage therapy school for readers who may be interested in a career in massage therapy.
School Counselor Tammy Beckelheimer
Interview with Tammy Beckelheimer, school counselor, for those who may be interested in pursuing a school counseling career.
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