All posts by Jennifer Temple

Earn a Merit Scholarship: 11 Best PSAT Prep Tools

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, better known as the PSAT, is a source of stress for students. But fret not! There are prep courses and study habits students can utilize to maximize their scores.

In no particular order, here are some of the best PSAT prep tools available to aid students in test preparation, which can help them in their pursuit of academic excellence.

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10 Celebrities That Went Back To College After Becoming Rich and Famous

It is no mystery that sometimes students “run out of steam” in their quest to earn a degree. However, education is extremely important. The value of a college degree is apparent even to the wealthiest and most high profile people. Many stars that are rich and famous have gone to school to earn degrees. Below is a list of 10 big names in Hollywood who have attended college.

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10 Financial Management Tools for Savvy College Students

It’s no secret that college is expensive. It helps tremendously when students have financial management plans, since they won’t feel overwhelmed by college loans and the stress of having to deal with everyday expenses without a blueprint. Learning how to manage finances is an immense help to students. Unfortunately, learning these skills proves to be harder than one would expect.

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10 Most Successful Dorm-Based Businesses of All Time

What comes to mind when you think of a college dorm? Do you think of all night study sessions, cluttered spaces that are simply too small, and dorm parties? Have you ever considered that a college dorm could be a great place to start a business?

Some of the most successful businesses of all-time were started in dorm rooms. If you’re strapped for cash in college, why not form a dorm based business? We’ve listed 10 of the most successful businesses ever formed inside dormitory walls.

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10 Great Apps To Help You Earn a Merit Based Scholarship

When the costs of college are considered, students begin to seek scholarships. But how can students get scholarships? A merit-based scholarship is one of the many resources students can tap for aid. This article is intended to offer students resources that can help them raise their grades, which in turn, helps raise their chances of receiving merit-based scholarships.

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10 Great Sites to Help You Get Into an Ivy League School

Getting into an Ivy League school can seem impossible. Thankfully, there are preliminary steps you can take to increase your chances of being accepted, as well as steps to take during the admissions process. We’ve gathered ten great sites to help make the process of getting into an Ivy League school more doable, and hopefully, a little less daunting!

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10 Great Sites to Help You Choose Your College Major

Once you’ve gotten past the daunting process of college applications and you’ve been accepted, a whole new stressful task emerges. Now you have to choose your major! Often times, students fret about choosing a major because it involved making a huge decision about their future. These 10 resources we’ve gathered are intended to make the process a little easier, by giving students ample information to make the most informed decision!

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Top 5 Articles of the Week – November 22, 2013

It’s time for us to recap the best articles of the week! As the school year is reaching its halfway point, applying to college is imperative, and deadlines for applications are fast-approaching. These five article of the week are for your reference, to give you some halfway-point tips!

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The Quick and Dirty Guide to Your Student Loan Options

Paying for schoolGoing to college is important for most students graduating high school. However, one of the greatest sources of stress comes from having to pay for college. It is quite often the case that students will need to take out loans to be able to pay for college. In this article, we outline what the best options are for students, in terms of available loans.

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Top 5 Articles of the Week – November 15, 2013

collegeweb It has been a few weeks since our last post here at YesCollege, and in research, we have found that there is a plethora of new information for parents and students gearing up for college applications!

It’s getting closer to the end of the year, which means deadline for college applications and scholarship applications is approaching. These articles will help make the process a bit easier for both parents and students, and make those looming deadlines seem less daunting!

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