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How Leaderships Skills Pave A Safe Way To College

How Leaderships Skills Pave A Safe Way To College

Whenever competitive colleges start looking for eligible applicants, they’ll pay extra attention to several details. Leadership skills are a detail...
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7 Ways Of Finding & Winning A Full Scholarship

All aspiring college students dream of winning a scholarship. The prestigious awarding of scholarships may be a rare occurrence, according...
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4 Reasons Why Work Experience Is Crucial for College Admissions

College applications are similar to puzzles. They’re made up of tiny bits, such as the college essay, resume, work experience,...
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Can The College Race Gap Be Closed For Good?

We’re still living in a world that has not surpassed its color lines. The quest to eliminate inequality and racism...
How EC Activities Impact College Admissions

How Extracurricular Activities Impact College Admissions

Preparing the perfect application requires meticulous preparation, especially for a first-generation college student. From writing the essay to working on...
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College Essays and 7 Quick Tips On Writing The Best

Preview in new tab College Essays and 7 Quick Tips On Writing The Best Finding your voice can be a...
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A Note From Our Friend, Jordan

Dear Friends: When The Village Method began providing youth development and outreach services for middle schoolers, we knew that we...
13 Ways to Show Leadership on College Applications

13 Ways to Show Leadership on College Applications

Students who can lead are considered motivated, dependable, problem-solvers, and team-players. This is exactly why college admission and scholarship review...
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How Do You Actually Find Scholarships?

One of the questions I hear most often is: how can we actually find scholarships? So, here’s my best advice...
How to Narrow Down Your Top College List

How to Narrow Down Your Top College List

This is a guest post written by our friend, Heather Lomax, a contributing writer and media relations specialist for Hi...
The Secret to Preparing for College and Scholarship Applications

The Secret to Preparing for College and Scholarship Applications

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’ve googled something along the lines of “how to prepare for college” and you...
How parents can help their kids prepare for applications without stress

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Prepare for Applications Without Stress

What comes to mind when you think about planning for college? Most families say things like: TimelinesDebtScholarshipsOverwhelmingTest prepEssay writingMoneyExcitement, sadness...