Book Review: Accelerated Distance Learning 1

Book Review: Accelerated Distance Learning
Once a week I try to review some book related to college in order to lend some guidance to a field that has become completely overrun. So many people are writing test guides and college guides that it is easy to buy a book that is not useful and that will be occupying space on ...

Five Reasons to Take the SAT 2

Every year about two million US students take the SAT. Why do they take it? Should you also take it? Below are five reasons to take the SAT. Make up for a low GPA – If you currently have a low GPA, scoring well on the SAT can balance the effect of the bad GPA. ...

4 Steps to Acing the SAT

What is the SAT? The SAT Reasoning Test ( formerly Scholastic Assessment Test) is a standardized admission test used by most colleges in the United States. It is developed by the College Board, a nonprofit organization, and administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). This three hour and forty-five minute test includes sections on mathematics, ...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Credit Cards 2

Image Credit: zachstern Most college students are bombarded by credit card offers. Each company tries to explain why using their credit card is a good idea. However, before before applying for your credit card, think about the pros and cons of credit cards. Pros If your car (or bicycle) breaks down on your way to ...

5 Alternative Ways to Earn College Credit 4

Image Credit:victor nuno College credit. To get a degree you must have a lot of it. Is it possible to get college credit inexpensively? Or quickly? Is there a better way than sitting in a classroom and paying $400 or more per credit? The answer is yes! In today’s Information Age, many inexpensive options are ...

Ten Tips for Scoring Scholarships 5

Ten Tips for Scoring Scholarships
Applying for scholarships can be a difficult, time-consuming, and tedious process.  In addition, scholarship applicants often face stiff competition.  However, by applying certain methods to your application process, you can greatly increase your chance of score a scholarship. #1 Only Apply if You are Qualified This is very important. List the areas about which you ...