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Education—The Gift that Keeps On Giving

It’s the season of gift giving. Do you want a gift that lasts—both for yourself and those you love? Consider giving the gift of education. It’s the gift that will last a lifetime. A college degree brings many benefits—greater income, more career options and financial security are tangible benefits. The intangible benefits are significant too—the … Read More >

Finals Week—Survive and Thrive with These Tips

During finals week you probably have two goals: do well on your exams and manage the stress. Here are 11 tips to help. #1 Make a plan. “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” If you just start studying without a plan, you are likely to overlook important areas and over-study unimportant subjects. Before finals … Read More >

5 Reasons to Attend the College Acceleration Summit

Here’s the thing about success: you already know what you need to do to be successful. You already know that you need to get a degree, you already know that you need to apply to schools and jobs, and you already know that you need to work hard. Most people know what they need to … Read More >

The Biggest College Mistakes Everyone Makes, Part 2

In the previous blog, the CLEP study guide experts at SpeedyPrep discussed the biggest mistakes pretty much everyone makes in college. We’ll continue on that topic here, with even more mistakes to avoid during your college adventure. You don’t get to know your teachers. We’re not asking you to grab a beer with your teacher—but … Read More >

Dealing with Test Anxiety, Part 1

For many college students, class lectures and assignments are a breeze. But when it comes time to study and take the test (or perhaps a CLEP Test), anxiety derails confidence, causes a number of physical and mental ailments, and lowers test scores. During midterm and the dreaded finals week, test anxiety can manifest itself in … Read More >