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Can GED Students Get Scholarships: Yes, Here Is a Complete Guide

One question among those unable or unwilling to finish high school the traditional way is “Can GED students get scholarships?” What leads one to ask that question isn’t necessarily a belief that it isn’t possible, just a genuine curiosity over how it works in such a nontraditional manner. The good news (and short answer to […]
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ASVAB Scores: 10 Things You Need to Know

Attaining high ASVAB scores is challenging work. You greatly improve your odds, however, if you’re able to understand the layout of the test, subject matter, and how those scores are specifically calculated. For those of you who don’t know, the ASVAB stands for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. It’s the test you’ll have to take […]
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10 Ways Coronavirus Will Change College Forever

It may be too early for some to sound the alarm that Coronavirus will change college forever. However, there are some pretty smart people who are already seeing the writing on the wall. And, as one Forbes writer put it, that may not necessarily be a bad thing. In the following article, we’ll be looking […]
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7 Benefits of Being a Business Major

The world of the business major is one of the best to draw from if you’ve ever asked the question, “How am I going to possibly use this stuff in the real world?” That’s a recurring theme for high school and college students, and it doesn’t take long to get an answer if you major […]
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Brownie Points: How to Win Over Your Professor in 9 Easy Steps

Winning brownie points is never a bad idea with the relationships you develop. This especially is true when it comes to your professor. This is the man, woman, or non-binary person who holds the keys over your grade and a small slice of your educational and professional futures. In the following article, we give you […]
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Digital Minimalism: What It Is and 7 Reasons to Adopt It Yesterday

In his book Digital Minimalism, Millennial author and professor Cal Newport tackles the much-needed topic of minimizing your online presence. He argues that this has benefits personally, professionally, and privately. We agree! While 4TESTS and sites across a broad spectrum thrive online, we’ll be the first to tell you that you need to be out […]
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12 Pieces of Career Advice We Wish We’d Known at Graduation

No matter how good of students we are, it’s always important to heed career advice from those in-the-know. You don’t have to take every piece of it, but it helps to learn from the experiences of those who’ve gone before you. It will help you build a playbook of what you can and can’t accept, […]
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Best Advice For First Generation College Students: 13 Tips

First generation college students are in unique positions as they start their studies. That’s true from both academic and personal standpoints. They have resources available financially that other students and perhaps their own family members never had. At the same time, they have the pressure of living up to familial and self-expectations. It’s not an […]
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Studying Abroad: 8 Students Weigh In With What Helped Them Most

The experience of studying abroad is, for many, a once-in-a-lifetime moment. If you are fortunate enough to get this opportunity, you need to take it seriously and do your research to make the most of it. In the following article, we will be looking at what some other students have had to say about their […]
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How I Chose My Major: 5 Students Share How They Did It

The question of “how I chose my major” is one that every college student must grapple with at some point before they head off for freshman year. If they still haven’t thought about it, there’s some question whether they should even go. And some students choose not to, at least not right away. Things like […]
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Taking Night Classes: 7 Tips to Excel

Taking night classes in college can be a little more challenging than your average schedule. On the other hand, many of you might find yourself more productive during the later hours. Regardless which camp you’re in, you need a special set of skills to make the most of your time taking night classes. In the […]
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Work Study: 7 Jobs to Help You Earn As You Learn

Work study jobs offer students a way to earn extra cash to help with things like the cost of tuition, room and board, or spending money. While you might think you can’t afford to go to school full-time and work a job, work study jobs make it more flexible to choose when and how to […]
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What to Look For in a College Internship

The college internship may not seem like a particularly attractive proposition on the surface. Move to a strange location for no money. Do grunt work in an industry you’d like to one day work in. Go home even more broke than you were before.  We certainly get it if that doesn’t sound like the perfect […]
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