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Rising High School Seniors, This is For You

Rising High School Seniors, This is For You

First things first: you're about to be a senior! You've made it so far & now you have just one more year in high school, just one more year before you set out on a completely new path in life. Senior year can easily be your most fun year of high school yet, but it's also the only time left between you & college. So then, make the most of it & do everything you need to be prepared for an awesome college experience! To help you do just that, here is a list of pointers to guide you in the right direction:

Finding "The One:" How to Start Your College Search

Finding "The One:" How to Start Your College Search

So then, knowing that there are so many incredible colleges to choose from, how on earth do you get started with picking just one? That's a valid question & one that I asked myself more than once in my high school career. There are so many possibilities that it can be difficult to even begin looking for the right college fit. By the grace of God, I found my way to just the right place for me & today I'd like to share a few tips I picked up along my own college-search experience. 

ACT Facts // Tips for your Test

ACT Facts // Tips for your Test

Taking the ACT can be a daunting task. I remember the unnerving pressure, early morning drowsiness, and herculean mental stamina the ACT brings. Even the best test taker can feel intimidated under those circumstances, and if you are like me and already hate standardized tests, doing well on the ACT can seem impossible. However, I have good news.  With practice and a few practical tips, you can conquer the ACT. Here are a couple of suggestions to help you achieve your ACT goal. 

7 Questions to Ask Your Guidance Counselor

7 Questions to Ask Your Guidance Counselor

Okay, so meeting with your high school guidance counselor may not be on your fun-parts-of-Senior-year list. But believe me, guidance counselors are way cooler and far more helpful than we give them credit for.