Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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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How to Deal With Stress

Do you feel like there are too many pressures and demands on you? Do you lose sleep worrying about tests and schoolwork? Do you eat on the run because your schedule is just too busy? You’re not alone. Everyone experiences stress at times — adults, teens and kids. But, there are ways to minimize stress and manage the stress that’s …

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How to Avoid Dehydration

Dehydration is a condition that occurs when someone loses more fluids than he or she takes in. Although dehydration isn’t as serious a problem for teens as it can be for babies or young children, it can slow you down. Our bodies are about two-thirds water. When someone gets dehydrated, it means the amount of water in his or her …

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Style Guide

The HSI style guide will continually develop as questions arise. abbreviations Write out long organization titles on first reference with the initials following. For example, “The Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) announced…” and then “The NSAA…” addresses Write out and capitalize “Street,” “Road,” “Boulevard,” etc. when used as part of a address without a street number. Abbreviate and capitalize “St.,” …

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Editing Basics

a, an Use “a” before words with consonant sounds, such as “a tough competitor.” Use “an” before words with vowel sounds, such as “an opposing team” or “an honorable effort.” accept, except Accept means to receive, e.g. “She accepted the offer from the university.” Except means to exclude, e.g. “He said he liked everything except the cafeteria food.” affect, effect …

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HSI Internship

Hey, high school students! Do you like to write, engage in social media or take pictures? Do you want to learn more about digital media? Do you want to strengthen your college application? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, then interning with High School Illustrated is right for you! What Will Interns Do? Writers. You’ll write, interact …

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