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A recent blog of mine focused on the Nobel Prize award in Physiology or Medicine 2017 to Hall, Rosbash, and Young “for their discoveries...

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College Application Advice By the time the school year ends, you’ll have spent many months working diligently. Unfortunately, plenty of...

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Surefire Ways to Fail Colleges aren’t asking much of you—just to write what is supposed to be the BEST ESSAY...

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We’re not breaking new ground to note that life seems to come with ups and downs. And…we want to spare...

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Knowing the meanings of laconic, loquacious, or lugubrious does not prove you are smart. Nor does knowing the rules of...

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Sophomore year is a keystone year. The transition from freshman to sophomore year of high school is rooted in refinement...

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Taking positive control is the best way to begin your high school journey.

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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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Finding the best college for you begins with self-discovery—getting to know yourself, your interests, your goals, and what’s most important....

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Stress management tips to help students feel in control of their lives. A sense of control stress and improves motivation.