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WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their WP websites: Expert WordPress Hosting SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer…

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Five Ways to Impress Your Teacher on the First Day of School

5 Ways to Impress Your Teacher On the First Day of School Whether you want to admit it or not, first impressions are extremely important. In the first few seconds and minutes after meeting someone, we’ve already started deciding who we think that person is. Are they kind? Shady? Loud? Dull? Smart? Even the most…

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Fast Facts About the “Southern Ivy League”

Fast Facts About the “Southern Ivy League” The eight elite institutions that comprise the Ivy League are extremely selective, rigorous, and respected… but they aren’t the only topnotch schools in the country! Many people use the term “Southern Ivy League” to describe the most prestigious schools of the South. While there is no official list,…

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How to Make a Balanced College List

How to Make a Balanced College List Before you start writing your essays, before you can start sending away your SAT and ACT scores, and before you can head off on college visits, you have one big task to complete: compiling a balanced college list. If you already have a handful of schools you like,…

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Morning People Are Insane (And They Had It Right All Along)

Morning People Are Insane (But They Had It Right All Along) I wish I could sit here and tell you that I’m a morning person, but I can’t. If I did try to claim that, the first comment would be from my mom, calling me out as a liar. During my high school summers, on the…

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Get Involved with Dance Marathon- #FTK

When you get to college, you’re inevitably going to have a few sleepless nights. Often times you’ll be in the library, finishing a paper, studying for an exam, and drinking a coffee with an extra shot of espresso at 3 a.m. Other nights, however, you’ll get to spend your nights having fun, losing sleep to…

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Five Things I Learned from My College Roommate

When I received my college acceptance letter and my application anxieties finally subsided, a whole new set of fears conveniently began to consume me. Holy moly– I’m officially going to college. Will I be able to handle the coursework? Will I make friends? Will I be homesick? One of my most pressing concerns, however, was…

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12 Things You Can't Forget to Pack for College

12 Things You Can’t Forget to Pack for College 1. Shower Shoes. If you can only choose one thing to pack for college, it should be this: do not go in the bathroom without shower shoes. Just – ew. 2. LOTS of undies. Your days of Mom’s laundry service are sadly over. You can do the…

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The Truth About Automatic Admission

The Truth About Automatic Admission As with several other states, Texas’ state-funded universities have mandatory automatic admission policies. Policies vary by school (and can sometimes require a certain ACT or SAT score), but the general idea is the same: if you’re in the top 10% of your class, you’re guaranteed automatic admission. House Bill 588 Otherwise known as the…

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Connecting. Networking. Building Relationships.

Connecting. Networking. Building Relationships. Call it whatever you like, just make sure you’re networking. It’s difficult to get the job/internship/letter of recommendation/favor you need if you don’t know anyone in your field. It’s difficult to learn about your field if you don’t know others in it. It’s all around difficult to go through life without…

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