Monthly Archives: October 2011

Advice for the Juniors

Welcome to the upper class. You’ve moved up in status, congratulations! With that said, you now have more responsibilities. Can you handle it? Of course you can. Follow these tips and you will be smoothly sailin’ into your senior year. … Continue reading

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A PSAT Afterthought – What of that “intended major” bubble?

Last year, I decided that the hardest thing about taking the PSAT was filling out the student information sheet. You know, where you put in your name, school, etc. This may seem rather strange if you’ve never taken the PSAT, … Continue reading

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Washington University – St. Louis

No, it’s not in DC. Or in the state out West. Find out where WashU actually is in today’s College Compass Campus Profile. NAME: Washington University – St. Louis SCHOOLS: The College of Arts & Sciences, George Warren Brown School … Continue reading

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The “Freshman-Five” Words of Advice

Congratulations freshman! You’ve survived your first couple months. Is it just what you imagined? Now, we understand that the first semester of freshman year can be a little rocky. Which is why we made a list of just 5 things … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Post on the PSAT

The best thing about schools is sometimes, they find themselves a sense of humor. It doesn’t happen often, but when they do, it’s almost always laugh-out-loud hilarious. For example, the typical procedure for PSAT testing is that if you want … Continue reading

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The Great College Class Adventure

At the beginning of the school year, I wrote a post on what college must be like, based on my high school experiences. Now, as I am in a college class (albeit an online one), I can give a more … Continue reading

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I Missed The PSAT – Can I Make It Up?

The answer to that question is yes, you absolutely can! We know, the test is still a week away, but anything might come up on the morning of the test. Better to know your options beforehand rather than freak out. … Continue reading

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SAT Countdown Tips

1.  Dress for Success! The thermostat at the testing center is likely to have been set earlier that morning by some grumpy person who’s even groggier than you are. You don’t want to trust that person with your comfort. Shivering … Continue reading

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