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20 May

Long & Short-Term Benefits of Dual Enrollment

By Alex Silva   , No comments

Dual enrollment programs allow students who are enrolled in a secondary school to become involved in another academic program of higher learning. This is most commonly exercised by high school students who are simultaneously enrolled in courses at a community college or university. It may sound intimidating, but dual enrollment programs offer students way more […]

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17 May

21st Century Community Learning Centers: Enhancing Your School’s Quality of Learning via State Funding

By Alex Silva   , , , No comments

21st Century Community Learning Centers is a program enacted in 2004 by the U.S. Department of Education that offers educational services to students and their families via formula grants. The goal of this funding opportunity is to support the continuing development of community learning centers for low-income residents and low-performing schools. By providing academic enrichment […]

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13 May

Are Extracurricular Activities Important?

By Alex Silva   , , , No comments

Applying for college is one of the most stressful aspects of being a senior in high school. Although having ‘senioritis’ may be a fun alternative, it’s important to keep your priorities in check and maintain a balanced academic agenda. Although senior year is one of the most crucial times for high school students, college admissions […]

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03 May

Does Your GPA Still Have Value?

By Samantha Douchette   No comments

  Do grades really measure how smart someone is? Do standardized methods really tell you where you stand with intelligence? In high school, your GPA and SAT scores seemed like the only thing that mattered when it came to getting into the school of your choice. Now, many colleges and universities are reconsidering how highly […]

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09 Jul

Community Service Plays an Important Role in the College Application Process

By Samantha Douchette   , , No comments

The school year isn’t the only time that you can spice up your college application. Summertime offers the perfect opportunity to volunteer at any organization of your choice. Community service is becoming increasingly more important when it comes to college admissions. Currently, community service is ranked as the fourth most important factor for college admission […]

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