In high school, I took about ten online classes. Some were electives while others were college core subject classes. As a virtual student, there are multiple approaches and tips you should utilize to achieve a high grade! Print the syllabus When I began taking college credit online, I found printing the entire syllabus and/or copying… Read More Tips on Taking an Online Class
College is a big step compared to high school. There are so many new things going on! If you decide to live on campus, take these factors into consideration before you choose your residence hall! Location Location is everything in marketing amusement parks and hotels but, it also goes a long way! If your college campus… Read More Choosing your Dorm
Happy National Decision Day! All around the world, high school seniors are preparing or already made their final college decisions. They decided where they want to spend the next four years as they thrive, prosper, and learn how they want to impact the world. Today, more than before, is where all the feels of independence… Read More Committing to a College
“The inspiring true story of Mandy Harvey—a young woman who became deaf at age eighteen while pursuing a degree in music—and how she overcame adversity and found the courage to live out her dreams.” (Goodreads) For Christmas, my mom gave me this book that I wanted! I was extremely excited to read it! The story… Read More Sensing the Rhythm by Mandy Harvey
Okay, so you’ve reached this far in your high school career. Woohoo! You’ve been accepted to different colleges, and you need help figuring out which is best fit for you. I suggest taking different types of tours! Many schools have a preview or one-day visits where high school students can attend classes and feel like… Read More Packing for Overnight College Visits
College applications and college, in general, are the words every senior and even juniors hear nonstop. The stress of it all can be vanquished by doing a simple thing per application: applying early. I finished majority my applications in the summer before senior year with only teacher recs and new scores left to send in… Read More Applying to College: why it’s better doing it early
As my junior year ends, I now have to think of senior year. The pivotal point of the high school years and the one that is desired with anxiousness and anxiety by students.
Making a goal or a list of tasks to accomplish from the summer before senior year to the end of the school year is a great visual to accomplish tasks. This helps as a mental breakdown of what to accomplish by when. Feel free to use this list as a guide!
Below is my list:… Read More Senior Year Checklist
The first time I went on a college tour, I asked a few questions, but later on, I realized I didn’t ask all the essentials. Of course, you can contact your admissions counselor afterward but, why not ask while you’re there? Don’t let your parent or guardian ask the questions for you! You’re the one… Read More What to Ask during a College Tour?
As a junior, you should definitely take the SAT or ACT. Below, are the main differences as well as tips I suggest after taking both tests. This infographic is a helpful tool as well! SAT There are five test sections: reading, writing and language, two types of math sections, and a surprise section. The highest… Read More SAT vs ACT
High school is one of those places that are exciting to think of as a middle schooler. Those currently facing the high school years, like I am, realize the long and drawled out process it can be. But, the end of the ‘best years of your life’ will be over until a new endeavor starts.… Read More Tips for Getting through the High School Years