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30 College Accomplishments to Hit Before Graduation

Your college accomplishments will probably be more important to you than high school. That’s rather obvious. But sometimes it’s difficult to gauge just how far they might follow you into the rest of your life. In other words, the decisions you start making in college tend to hang around when it comes to their impact […]
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18 Horror Movies You’ll Want to Read First

Horror movies aren’t usually a topic you’ll see turn up on a site like 4Tests, but every Halloween, it’s tough not to get into the spirit. And since we like to share some reading recommendations from time to time, we thought we’d marry the two for a very “scholarly” celebration of the movies you may […]
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41 High School Accomplishments to Achieve Before Graduation

Your list of high school accomplishments is something you should start working on the minute you enroll in that first ninth-grade class. You’ve only got four years to make the most of them, so it helps to have a game plan going in — a “bucket list,” of sorts, except at the end of this […]
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8 Great After the Job Interview Moves to Stand Out

We’ve discussed what to do to prepare for a job interview. But what often gets overlooked — by us and other places online — is what to do afterward. It is true that a good interview performance won’t necessarily translate into a job offer. That’s because employers tend to use a multi-layered approach in determining […]
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What Employers Are Looking for in a Job Interview

A job interview is your chance to shine. It may not be the only decider, but it can certainly make or break a lot of possibilities for employment. Therefore, you have to be on your A-game when you go in, whether it’s a one-on-one, panel, or remote interview. Your success depends on knowing what the […]
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How to Know It’s Time to Change Majors

The urge to change majors comes upon most college students at certain points in their educational journeys. It’s understandable. As the coursework becomes more rigorous, the passion you had that initially drove you down that path begins to dull. You can no longer make decisions based on your feelings. You have to roll up your […]
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Fixed Tuition Programs vs. Smart College Financing: Which Is Better?

Fixed tuition is not a new concept. However, it has quickly advanced across the country as a cost-control mechanism for loan-weary students. It certainly sounds good on the surface. This is especially true for students faced with exponential increases over the last two decades. Throw in the fact a low-level (undergraduate) degree won’t get you […]
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17 College Safety Tips, Without Giving Up the Fun

College safety is an important issue that crosses gender and background lines. When you get large groups of people together in one place, there is simply a possibility of increased crime, negligence, and accidents. That’s true whether you’re a man or woman and whether you’re rich or poor. Students especially must be vigilant because they’re […]
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Chegg Releases State of the Student Report Showing Anxiety and Stress Rule College Campuses

Chegg’s annual “State of the Student Report” for 2018 has been released, and it paints a pretty stressful picture regarding the modern college student. The survey was commissioned by Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), and it surveyed 1,000 students across a spectrum of demographics and college students. It found high anxiety and stress coming from economic, […]
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11 Extracurricular Activities That Best Prepare You for Life After High School

Extracurricular activities often get grouped as “nice-to-haves” when talking about your education. But these should not be so quickly glossed over. They’re an essential part of your education. In fact, some prepare you for life better than any classroom can. In the following article, we’ll be discussing the 11 extracurricular activities that best get the […]
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