Monthly Archives: February 2017

Summer Job Opportunities for High Schoolers: The Pros & Cons

Summer Job Opportunities for High Schoolers: The Pros & Cons It might seem like summer is still painfully far away, but there are only a few months until school’s out. For many high school students, this means it’s also time to start scrambling for a way to make money (and get your parents off your…
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BRAND NEW CommonApp Essay Prompts (And Why They’re Amazing)

BRAND NEW CommonApp Essay Prompts (And Why They’re Amazing)           All college bound and college hopeful students are probably familiar with the CommonApp. Used by nearly 700 different colleges and universities, it’s exactly what it sounds like: a common application that can be submitted to several different schools. The CommonApp essay is a crucial component, and…
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The Importance of Professional Development

The Importance of Professional Development   Every student has had that exasperated moment in class when you want to demand, “Are we ever going to actually use this?” If you’ve ever stumped your parents or other adults when you’ve asked for homework help, you’ve gotten your answer. Memorizing mathematical theorems and the dates of historical…
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20 Apps Smart Students Need on Their Smart Phones

20 Apps Smart Students Need on Their Smart Phones   You’re a millennial – you’ve probably been told to put down your smart phone at least once. Maybe even once today. We get a bad rap for being on our phones a lot, but why wouldn’t we take advantage of the tiny super computer that…
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