Aside from the social side; the clubs, the sports, the fun, college does come with its own stresses. Exams, coursework, classes and essays can give students some major headaches. So it’s worth making sure school isn’t only about the good, fun stuff, and that there’s plenty of time dedicated to studying. After all, life is […]
College Admission: Pointers for Getting Into College and Succeeding
Whether you’re fresh out of high school or going for your doctorate, navigating the college admission process can be equal parts exciting and nerve-racking. You’re often facing application deadlines and essay requirements, all while trying to put your best foot forward. Getting into college is often a stressful time – let HBCU Lifestyle make it easier.
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Getting ready for an exam can be very stressful but waiting for the results is just as exciting and nerve wrecking. The anticipation can be oftentimes too much to handle that a student can’t help but think about whether he or she passed or not. For a student, exam scores matter a lot because they […]
College exams are the bane of every high school student’s existence. Exam results often affect a student’s chances of getting accepted in a good college, even if many colleges have now opted to disregard results from standardized exams. While these tests don’t determine your intelligence, the scores could still affect your chances of getting accepted […]
Selecting the best school to go to for a college degree can depend on several factors which revolve around one question: what is your definition of “the best school for you”? The answer could vary depending on what the person is looking for. If you’re on the fence about your choice of college or university, […]
Choosing a good college is one of the main concerns of high school seniors all over the country. There are so many to choose from! Some seniors may still be on the fence about the college they want to enroll in, or they may be skeptical about their chances of being accepted by their primary […]
Over my past decade as an educator, I have been in the position to choose students for a number of different opportunities. I have been on program admission and scholarship selection panels charged with evaluating teens on a number of different data points including grades, community service and extra-curricular activities. One surprising, unadvertised factor is […]
Some of your peers are joining volunteer programs for the summer and on the weekends when school starts. Should you join, too? If you’re on the fence about volunteering, you’re not alone. There are so many other things you can do with your time, and you know it. Being a student volunteer is a huge […]
Choosing a college is a major life decision that will impact your future for years to come. Begin by researching different colleges and universities. Have discussions your parents or guardians, guidance counselor, teachers and peers. Take what they have to say under consideration, but remember at the end of the day you need to choose […]