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Get in the Flow

Life Skills

Brains develop through use, and repeated experiences create distinct circuits. How then do we exercise our brains and build healthy pathways?

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Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), DECA, investment clubs, and more offer students a way to get a taste of typical business concepts. FBLA helps students understand the world of business and prepares them for a transition to real work or studying business in college.

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Founding a student organization is not done on a whim. It takes planning, relationship building, and hard work. When done well, it not only “looks good” for college but also can positively impact your school community for years to come.

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After Class: Theater

After Class Life Skills

Each month, we highlight a particular extracurricular to give you a preview of something you might like to try out. Jeff Knox shares his thoughts on Theater in this month's After Class feature.

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After Class: High School Athletics

After Class

In this month's Rising Freshman Tip Sheet, Educational Counselor Jeff Knox discusses the value of high school athletics.

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Time management strategies that work, even for the most disorganized among us.

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Starting things is hard. I’ve devoted way more creative energy over the years to excusing why I haven’t started projects than I have to starting them. “Statistically speaking,” says John Mulaney, “it is 100% easier not to do a thing, than to do a thing.”

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What motivates us is shaped by all the various experiences that shape who we, so when it comes to persevering through ambivalence, uncertainty, and inner resistance, there are few shortcuts to genuine self-knowledge.

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GRE & GMAT: Math Topics to Refresh

College Test Prep

Many students applying to graduate school will scarcely have taken a college course in math. In large part, that is a very small impediment to success on the GRE or GMAT. Here are some topics you'll likely want to review, though.

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Some students worry about whether their decision about their undergraduate major will have future consequences and affect opportunities for graduate school or job and career.