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7 Things To Talk About With Your School Counselor

7 Things To Talk About With Your School Counselor

Did you know that you have an excellent resource right under your nose? That’s right, your high school counselor will be able to help you quite a bit through your journey to college. Many students see very little of their counselors. It’s kind of that 1-2 times a year...

Summertime, Summertime, Sum, Sum, Summertime-Plans

Summertime, Summertime, Sum, Sum, Summertime-Plans

The summer is a wonderful time to kick back, relax, visit friends and family, hit the beach, go on a mission trip and discover more about yourself. It is also a great time to do a deep dive into your interests. Attached here is the TEEN LIFE Magazine guide to summer...

College and COVID… The Real Scoop! – Featured in College Scoops Podcast!

The transition to college is not always easy. It is hard and it can be lonely at times. Many students end up transferring but there are others who decide to stay and give it a go. We reached out to students to share their stories to help other students experiencing the same feelings, situations or thoughts especially now during COVID. Carson Kraycik shared her experience as a freshman at NC State and now as a sophomore navigating college and COVID. 

5 Ways to Grow Your Network- Featured in College Scoops Podcast!

Networking is a key life skill and one that can start in high school. It all comes down to connections in life and as a high school or college student there are plenty of opportunities for growing your network locally at first. Lee Norwood shares her top five tips for how to grow your network.

Your PSAT Scores are Back. Now What? by Diana Cohen- Applerouth

Colleges do not look at PSAT scores in the admissions process. However, in your junior year, your PSAT scores do count in determining whether you qualify for National Merit Scholarship program recognition. Only a very small percentage of test-takers make the cut-off for recognition, so students who receive Commended, Semifinalist, or Finalist status should certainly include that information in their college applications. A good testing plan will help you make a better college transition.

College Decisions- Don’t Hold Your Breath

College Decisions- Don’t Hold Your Breath

  Do You Know Yet? Huh? Do Ya? When? Oh goodness, we hope you braved the Thanksgiving holiday without too many questions about what you plan to do with the rest of your life. You are transitioning to adulthood and the college questions will be followed by...

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