This week’s roundup is chock full of advice for your college career.Â For everything from tips for e-mailing your professors to what electives to take to how to save money for college, Knewton SAT is here to help you out.Â And for those of you in the middle of SAT prep for the October exam, good luck!
“Yo wazzup Profizzle!”Â If you think you can greet your professor like this in an email, think again.Â This US News list gives you advice on how to properly email your teacher.Â Also, no matter how cute emoticons can be, they are not encouraged. =P
Interested in Georgetown, Wesleyan, Columbia or another school on this list?Â Make sure Mom and Dad don’t faint at the cost of tuition.Â Read which other schools made the list in this Forbes slideshow.
As a follow-up to the New York Times piece feature in last week’s roundup, readers wrote in to give their own advice to college students.Â Read more about it.
Sure, electives don’t have to be related to your concentration or major in college, but it’s a good idea to make sure that the skills you develop in them are useful and relevant to your future.Â Check out this article on Wallet Pop to see sample electives that you should probably avoid.
Inside Higher Ed describes the effect of budget cuts schools are facing and what they could mean for your education and your college application choices.
This Chicago Tribune piece reminds students to take advantage of racking up college credit in high school.Â If your school offers similar programs, look into them -they could help save you valuable time and money in your higher education.
Be sure to check in on this rising finance star. Listen asÂ Zac Bissonnette discusses his new book and his college experiences in this interview with The Wall Street Journal.
College is a major investment, so careful research and contemplation are necessary before even applying.Â Read some advice on how to choose your schools from this Fox Business article.
Seeing today’s billionaires who were college drop outs may inspire you to not even consider going to college.Â This article from Business Insider is making the case for college.Â Take note.
This post from the Washington Post blog discusses how taking the exam too early (fall of junior year) can be detrimental to some students.Â Would you agree?Â If you were prepared to do well on the exam by then, would you still take it?
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