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Why You Should Consider Physics as a Course of Study

Why You Should Consider Physics as a Course of Study

Picking a college degree is a tough decision that can impact the course of your whole life. Many students have problems finding a course of study that is flexible, fun and profitable after graduation. Oftentimes, these students gloss over physics because they think it’s too narrow of a major. Physics majors do study the workings(…)

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College Savings Plan with FutureAdvisor

College Savings Plan with FutureAdvisor

Did you know that more than half of all student-loan borrowers are now delinquent in their payments? I have one child preparing for her college years and two more in the wings. We always talked about saving for this day, but didn’t really put anything into action. I don’t want to make that same mistake(…)

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Choose Canada As A Study Destination

Choose Canada As A Study Destination

Studying abroad is no longer a dream, like most of us imagine it to be. Once you start looking beyond America or United Kingdom – there are a plethora of locations that are both affordable as well as being home to some of the best universities in the world.  One of the many options it(…)

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Earning High School Equivalency

Earning High School Equivalency

Homeschooling through high school often means that your child will never receive a high school diploma. Given this information what are the alternatives? Earning High School Equivalency without a high school diploma can by done by taking a state authorized examination. The GED or General Educational Development Certificate has historically been the accepted state-authorized examination.(…)

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Failed CLEP Exam? Now What?

Failed CLEP Exam? Now What?

Taking CLEP Exams in high school is a great way to earn college credit. You study for, you schedule, and you take your CLEP Exam. But what happens if you FAIL A CLEP EXAM!? In this CLEP series we have covered many CLEP topics such as: What is a CLEP Exam? Why Take a CLEP(…)

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3 Books to Help Prepare College Bound Teens

3 Books to Help Prepare College Bound Teens

There are many books and resources out there for high school aged teens and college bound teens. Here are three books that are on our shelf to help prepare college bound teens. 1. High School Prep Genius High School Prep Genius answers all kinds of questions for parents that pertain to high school. Things like study(…)

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How to Schedule a CLEP Exam

How to Schedule a CLEP Exam

Having navigated our first CLEP Exam, I can safely say the whole process was easier than I expected. (Of course I wasn’t the one studying for, and taking the exam!) Today I will be answering the question of how to schedule a CLEP Exam. While navigating this process ourselves I have been compiling and documenting(…)

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Find Great Paying Jobs to Fill Your Piggybank Between High School and College

Find Great Paying Jobs to Fill Your Piggybank Between High School and College

Sometimes, there’s no easy transition from high school to college. Grads must save for tuition, books, and housing. So, rather than study, prepare for matriculation into a university in the years following high school. Get a Part-time Job Ironically, experience impresses those looking to fulfill fulltime positions. So, gather experience after high school by working(…)

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CLEP Exam Study Resources

CLEP Exam Study Resources

Now that you know the answer to the questions: What is A CLEP Exam? and Why Take a CLEP Exam? your next question might very well be, “How do I prepare for a CLEP Exam?” In this third article I am going to tell you a little bit of how we prepared for our first(…)

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3 Steps for Creating the Ultimate Graduate Admissions Essay

3 Steps for Creating the Ultimate Graduate Admissions Essay

The graduate admissions essay is probably the most challenging essay you’ve ever had to write so far. Most students bomb it, but you don’t have to. Just follow these three simple steps for creating the ultimate writing sample. Step One: Brainstorm It all starts with a good brainstorming session. These should essentially be a “stream(…)

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Why Take a CLEP Exam?

Why Take a CLEP Exam?

While planning to homeschool high school I decided that earning CLEP (College Level Examination Program) credit might be on of the myriad of things I would include in our homeschool high school plan. The first article I wrote in this series answers the question, What is a CLEP Exam?  In this second part I will(…)

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Attending Graduate School to Obtain an MBA

Attending Graduate School to Obtain an MBA

Do I really need to go to graduate school? That’s the question several graduating college and university seniors will be asking themselves as they do their diploma walk this season. Yet for business majors, obtaining an MBA (Master of Business Administration) has an immense amount of a value and should be taken very seriously. MBA’s(…)

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