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Month: March 2015

The One State with Low Student Debt

The One State with Low Student Debt

There is only one state where the average college student has less that $20,000 of debt when they graduate.  In all 50 United States, we can only find one state with this statistic and that award goes to the western state of New Mexico.  Student debt is becoming a bigger and bigger issue in America. In a study released in November 2014, New Mexico was found to be the only state where the average college student graduates with less than…

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How to Schedule a CLEP Test

How to Schedule a CLEP Test

Scheduling a CLEP exam used to be as easy as calling your proctor, telling her what exam you were going to take, and picking a day.  Now, thanks to some revisions by CollegeBoard, there are a few more steps to take before you can go CLEP a class.  So here is a basic rundown on how to schedule a CLEP exam. Visit the CLEP CollegeBoard website  Once there, register for your chosen exam.  Note that you will need to create…

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Skills for College Students

Skills for College Students

Skills for College Students: Reading, Writing, and Keyboarding There are several skills that everyone should learn.  Not only will they help you succeed in school, they can help you be successful in the rest of your “normal” life.  Having these skills not only allows you to study and communicate effectively, they can help prove to prospective employers that you care about learning and that you have the ability to learn.  These are skills that you can’t be taught, you have to…

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