Monday, May 22, 2017

College

College Plans? Researching Information to Make the Right Choice

“So, what are you doing after graduation?” Many juniors and seniors get bored answering that question over and over. Whether your plans include college, heading straight for the workforce, or taking a year off, here are some practical tips to prepare yourself for the journey. Going to College Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to …

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NY Student Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Kwasi Enin, a 17-year-old from Long Island, NY, was accepted to all eight of the most prestigious universities in the U.S., otherwise known as the Ivy League. Enin, who is a senior at William Floyd High School, thought he would get into one or two of the universities, but not all eight. These include Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, …

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Santa Margarita Catholic High School Student Athletes Commit

11 Athletes Commit on NCAA Signing Day 11 athletes from Santa Margarita Catholic High School made their futures evident on Wednesday, Nov. 14, as they officially signed letters of intent or celebrated their commitment to attend colleges across the country for their sport. Nov. 14 marks the first day that high school seniors could sign scholarship papers for the following sports: …

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Dreaming of an NCAA Scholarship? How OC Students Get it Done

The average high school student juggles essential academic classes, extracurricular activities, time devoted to sports and social life in order to get into college. A select few students take it even further by working hard to become the best athletes possible — with the ultimate goal of winning a college sports scholarship. It’s not an easy path, but many OC …

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Preparing For Campus Visits

It would be nearly impossible for a student to make an attendance commitment to a college or university for four years without first getting an idea of the culture and personality of the institution. The college campus visit gives you an opportunity to visit with the students and faculty, and observe how the students live in the college environment. This observation …

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SAT vs. ACT: Three-Acronym Tests for the Future

As the college-application process draws near, high school juniors and seniors are lining up to take the SAT Reasoning Test and the ACT Test. The central questions are obvious among most upperclassmen: What’s the difference between the two tests? Which one should be taken? First, there is some historical content behind the choices. In retrospect, the ACT — originally the American …

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Fashionomics LIVE! Offers Early Internship Opportunities

Internships, part-time jobs and behind-the-scene visits to top companies in the Orange County are not reserved for college students. In fact, with the help of Fashionomics LIVE!, high school girls are getting the chance to see what the real world is all about. Fashionomics LIVE! was started Orange County and is led by college interns. It is currently made up …

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College Plans – Life After High School

“So, what are you doing after graduation?” Many juniors and seniors get bored answering that question over and over. Whether your plans include college, heading straight for the workforce, or taking a year off, here are some practical tips to prepare yourself for the journey. Going to College Some people know from an early age exactly what they want to …

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Recruiting 101

Each year, high school student-athletes have dreams of being recruited and offered scholarships. For many families, the entire recruiting process is completely overwhelming, misleading and frustrating, because families may not understand what is involved in college recruiting. College recruiting is a game, like any other sport athletes have ever played. An athlete must practice in order to play, and he …

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Money for College

Most parents and students at this time of year are in the final decision making process of college selection and resultant funding.  Years ago, colleges looked at financial aid as a charitable operation run within their institutions.  With college costs now higher than ever, this has changed dramatically.  Financial aid has now become a strategic tool that is commonly used …

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