Guides: 3 Big Ways to Save Money While in College

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/26/18 12:00 PM / by Christina Le

Everyone knows that college isn’t cheap. Other than the staggeringly high tuition costs, most college students also have to worry about purchasing textbooks and materials for classes, paying rent and 

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Guides: 10 Smartphone Apps for College-Bound Students

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/14/18 12:00 PM / by Natalie Thompson

As you prepare for college, you might want to check out some of the great apps available to make your life easier. I’ve pulled together apps to improve note taking, studying, scheduling, personal safety, and getting around your college town. Most of these are great for high schoolers as well. What are my picks?

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5 Crazy College Majors You Didn't Know Existed

[fa icon="calendar'] 1/29/18 5:35 PM / by Melanie Falconer

The course lists for colleges are often endless. Teachers have probably already talked about how limited the high school roster is in comparison. Although you might be thinking classes like "astronomy" and "philosophy," the list goes even longer and trust me, it can get very esoteric and

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Senior Strategies: Talking to College Students During Winter Break

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/6/17 5:30 PM / by Andy Wang

At this point in time, the application part of college planning is slowly winding down. Before looking to the new calendar year, applicants should take advantage of the extended breaks to reconnect with friends and classmates who are returning from their first semester of college.
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Junior Journey: 3 Helpful Hints for Picking Colleges that Are Your Perfect Match

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/5/17 7:31 PM / by Melanie Falconer

I got lucky. When I went to U.C. Santa Cruz, I thought it would be the worst. I really wanted to be at the ever-prestigious and renowned U.C. Berkeley, and even with a high SAT score, my relatively low GPA wasn't enough to cut it.

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3 Tips for Exploring College Majors

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/17/17 3:50 PM / by Melanie Falconer


College might as well be another universe. The schedule is different. The lifestyle is more independent. The teachers are now ‘professors’ with different agendas.  
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Spotlight: How to Make The Most of College

[fa icon="calendar'] 11/10/17 5:00 PM / by Synocate Team

Imagine waking up every day to learn: what you want to learn, what you chose to learn.

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Junior Journey: How to Find Out What You Should Study

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/24/17 6:17 PM / by Natalie Thompson

Do you want to be a scientist? A musician? Have you dreamed of studying history or would you rather create computer software? Many schools ask you to identify your preferred area of study when you apply. Most students change their major by the end of their sophomore year, but choosing a major or area of interest beforehand saves time and money in college.

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Writing in High School vs. College

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/3/17 11:21 AM / by Melanie Falconer


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Study Skills To Help You Ace This School Year

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/25/17 4:50 PM / by Rashi Jindani

The hardest part about high school is usually figuring out how to make time for everything. Academics normally take priority and the study skills we develop in high school influence how we 

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