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In a competency-based education model, students can test out of a course or unit once they've mastered the subject.
At a growing number of online programs, students have the option to complete courses at their own pace.
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Food is an easy way for people to connect to new cultures, and learning how to cook an American meal is a good way to showcase your time as a U.S. student.
Sharing gifts or foods that remind you of the U.S. is one way to share your study abroad experience with friends and family back home.
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Students need to factor in transportation and food costs as they estimate expenses for community college.
Students can save thousands at a two-year college, but unanticipated costs can derail their plans.<br />
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Taking on odd jobs, like mowing a neighbor's lawn, shows college admissions officers that a student has initiative, one expert says.
These activities allow high schoolers to explore possible careers ;and can enhance a student's college application, education experts say.
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Plenty of scholarships require an application or an essay, but an increasing number of scholarship competitions are allowing students to showcase their talent and creativity in more practical ways.
From dancing to building robots, these competitions reward students with creative, hands-on skills.
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Students should check search engines like Google to see what results an admissions committee might find if they searched an applicant's name.
Don't just focus on cleaning up social media accounts, but show off talents and skills to bolster college applications.
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Well-known actors including Kevin Spacey have established scholarship awards for students aspiring to study acting or theater.
These national scholarships can help performers continue their training through college.
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Prepare for medical school by meeting with current students as well as attending receptions and networking events for new students
Make an effort to organize your study space and prepare mentally before your first semester begins.
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Students who think the admissions committee will have questions about their law school application should add an addendum.
Law school applicants should include a brief addendum that explains, not excuses.
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Four-year plans can help international students balance their academic and social requirements in college.
Look beyond freshman year to plan for your future academic and career goals.
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Has the #WorldCup inspired you to attend a college with a passion for soccer? Check out this list from 2010 featuring schools with high-flying soccer programs.
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No matter how small the amount of money borrowed, remember that student loans must be repaid even if students leave community college before finishing a degree or certificate.
In general, ;community college students default more often than students at four-year schools despite lower student loan debt.
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News You Can Use: U.S. News & World Report: Education News and Rankings
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Why do we rank colleges and universities? We do it to help you make one of the most important decisions of your life.