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With only about a month left in the semester, it may feel like the academic and social pressures that have been building up over the past few months are all snowballing. Friends are trying to make the last moments of the semester count, meanwhile you have final projects and exams that are requiring more focus and energy than you thought. Finishing out the semester strong is everyone’s goal, but isn’t always as easy as some may think.
Having a month or two of college under their belts, this time of year leads many students to believe that they are finally figuring out how to live on their own in college. For some students, this may mean getting into a routine that revolves around their studies, their days consisting of going to class and studying. Others, may have found a solid friend group and are focusing on fostering those new relationships with their peers.
The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 106: What Students Should Consider When Taking the ACT/SAT Tests
On Podcast Episode 106, Mike Bergin, the founding President of the Board of Directors of the National Test Prep Association, discusses how to prepare for the standardized tests that many colleges require students take upon applying. Many students fret over whether to take the ACT or the SAT, but the truth is that colleges do not prefer one over the other. Although they emphasize different skills and use different methods, both tests examine relatively the same material; students should take a series of practice tests before making a final decision.
The Inside Scoops on Podcast Episode 115: Managing Family Dynamics During the College Application Process
On Podcast Episode 115, Moira McCullough met with Norma Greenberg to discuss the trials and tribulations of “Managing Family Dynamics During the College Application Process.” Having worked as a guidance counselor for most of her life, Norma has experience with being the go-to person for many of her students about their complicated family issues and situations.
As a guest on the College Scoops Podcast, “Get Schooled on 529 Plans,” Patricia Roberts talks with Moira McCullough and offers listeners information about setting up and utilizing 529 plans in order to financially support their child in getting into and getting through college. Like any other investment plan, money put into a child’s 529 is invested in stocks and bonds, and is overseen by a professional who will help families manage these investments.