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Month: November 2013

clep study resources

5 Little-Known CLEP Study Resources

Many CLEP students I’ve talked to have had trouble finding good CLEP study guide material that actually prepares them to pass, so I thought I would share some of the best study resources with you today. This list is the result of trial and error by hundreds of actual students, so use it to kickstart … Read More >

Killer Scholarship Application Tips

10 Killer Tips for Scholarship Applications

Preparing a well-written scholarship application is often a difficult process. This post includes ten essential tips for perfecting your scholarship application.  The tips included here will help you meet the deadlines, please the scholarship sponsor, perfect your essay and more! 1. Identify and Meet the sponsor’s goals. Who wins scholarships?  The student who best meets … Read More >

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Warning: Don’t Make These 5 Painful CLEP Testing Mistakes

Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” Unlike a game of roulette, your success in CLEP testing doesn’t have to depend on random chance.  By learning from mistakes that other people have made, you can know which pitfalls to avoid. Carefully avoid … Read More >

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7 Benefits of Study Groups

When learning in college, many students enjoy the benefits of study groups. In a well-run study group, members accelerate their learning as they talk through their subject, quiz each other and compare notes.  Read on to learn advantages of group study.  1. Procrastination Solution Because study groups meet at regular times, attending students cannot procrastinate. … Read More >