The 5 Most Common Myths About Choosing Your Major

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/21/18 12:00 PM / by Gwen Hornaday

Students entering the college admissions process have a lot of questions, but one of the most common ones we hear is “How do I choose my college major?”. It can be very stressful making a decision that feels like it will determine the rest of your life.

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Clothes, Shower Supplies, Bedding, and More: What to Bring For College

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/19/18 12:00 PM / by Natalie Thompson

Heading off to college? If you’ll be living in the dorms, you’ll want to have everything you need as well as some room to spare.

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I'm a Top Student and Got Rejected from So Many Colleges. Why?

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/14/18 3:13 PM / by Gwen Hornaday

If you're a top student and you didn't get into your dream schools, this can be a difficult time. You’ve been told since the beginning of school that good grades means good colleges, so you’ve worked tirelessly the past 4 years to make that happen.

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Making Your College List: The Three Types of Schools You Should Be Applying To

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/12/18 12:00 PM / by Michelle Chan

With over 4,000 degree-granting post-secondary institutions in the US alone, narrowing your college list is a daunting process, and with college applications costing around $25 to $90 each, how do you know which ones to apply to?

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My Parents Want Me to Attend a Particular College, But I Don’t Want to Go. What Should I Do?

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/7/18 12:00 PM / by Savannah Brand

You might have a specific vision of what you want out of your college experience, your parents may want something different for you. This can create tension, and understandably so; it’s your college experience, but parents often make many of the financial commitments with regards to college and so may expect to be included in every step.

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Shadowing: What It Is and Why You Might Want to Spend Your Summer Doing it

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/4/18 12:00 PM / by Jami Wang

It’s the summer before your senior year and you are so close to the finish line! All of the late night studying, long standardized exams, and volunteering hours has led up to this moment.

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How To Prepare For the GMAT Exam

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/2/18 12:00 PM / by Amanda Orbuch

For our older Synocate students who might be taking the GMAT soon, here is an infographic with some tips to help. To get more information, check out "10 Tips to Help You Prepare for the GMAT Exam". With that being said, here are the tips:

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4 More Summer Jobs For High School Students That Will Improve Your College Application

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/29/18 12:00 PM / by Jack Phillips

As we noted in our last post, having work experience on your college application can greatly benefit your application throughout the process of admission.

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5 Best Summer Jobs for High Schoolers

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/28/18 6:01 PM / by Selina Zeng

For many students who haven’t secured an academic internship or a research position, it can be difficult to find a way to spend the summer that will turn admissions’ heads when it’s time to apply for college. Here is a helpful list of great summer jobs that can help boost an application to the ‘yes’ pile. 

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Creating and Formatting a Resume for College

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/25/18 12:00 PM / by Andy Wang

Professional resumes are the bread and butter of applications. Whether it be for colleges or for a job, a professional resume is a quick one page snapshot of one’s professional and academic performance.

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