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High School Preparing for College

You’ve spent plenty of time preparing yourself academically for college: acing exams, getting an awesome score on the SAT and writing a passionate college admissions essay. However, it’s time to think about which life skills you should master before you transition from high school student to collegiette! It’ll be empowering for you to know how to take care of yourself when you’re away from the comforts of your home. So before you pack up your stuff and move into your dorm, make sure you learn how to do these things! 1. Do laundry If you haven’t yet learned how to separate darks and lights,...
It’s the summer before your freshman year, and we know that you’re more than excited about all the things college will bring. But of all the things that excite you most about college, your future roommate (or roommates, if you’re assigned more than one) is probably near the top of that list! At the same time, rooming with a stranger can put many people on edge, especially since you’ll be rooming with her for a whole year. But getting to know your roommate before you move to campus can help with a lot of worries you might have. Read on to find out how you and your future roommate can reach out...
You can browse through as many brochures as you want, but you won't know how you feel about a university until you set foot on its campus. As the decision deadline gets closer, many pre-collegiettes begin to realize the value of pre-frosh weekends. Wait, a pre-what weekend? Before pre-collegiettes have to decide on a college by the May 1st deadline, several schools plan weekends for prospective students to see what the campus is like. Whether you stay for the daytime activities or spend the night in a collegiette's dorm, this weekend is a great way to decide if a school is really for you. But...