Sorority House

Should I Join a Sorority?

Tara Cunningham College Life

Living away from home – possibly for the first time – can be a daunting thing to get your head around. With the stress of that and class, maybe joining a sorority might be some fun. Joining a sorority is not like joining any other club. There is much to consider before you commit to the Greek Life. 1. Sorority …

SAT and Act Test

Should I take both the SAT and Act?

Tara Cunningham Exam Stress, High School, Motivation

SAT and Act are different exams that require different areas of study. Taking both will certainly be an advantage but it will depend on what kind of student you are. The real question is do I need to? It’s better to take more than one test to increase your chances of success but you must consider the prep time. Here’s …

SAT Test Sheet

Taking SAT first time senior year

Tara Cunningham Exam Stress, High School

In order for you to apply to college you must take either an SAT or ACT. You will need to supply your scores on your application and more than one is always better. You can take your SAT for the first time senior year. Don’t leave it too late to jeopardize your college application. You can take it as early …


Is GPA or SAT score more important?

Tara Cunningham High School

Applying to college is an important stage in life. Lots of organizing needs to be done for your application to go smoothly. To determine what is most important read on. You need GPA to get offered a college place. SAT scores are required in most but not all colleges. Colleges look at both to determine your place. High scores in …

Car filled for College

How often should I go home from college?

Tara Cunningham College Life

Moving to college is a big step in a teens life. (and a parents life!) Starting in college or university is not just about classes and learning. It’s also about becoming an independent adult. You should only go home from college once or twice per semester. Visits home should be limited to prevent homesickness and allow for college adjustment. How …

College Fund Expense

College Application So Expensive

Tara Cunningham College Life

Applying to college is not only time consuming but also very costly. Here’s the main costs that are involved. Colleges must employ administration people to read your application. Your fees cover these costs. Costs included in your application process: SAT ACT Subject Tests College Application Fees Going to college should not be prohibitive because of finances. Where there’s a will …

Paying Someone for your College Essay

Can I Pay for my College Essay?

Tara Cunningham College Life

Applying to college takes time and a good deal of patience and commitment. It’s not something you’re going to do in five minutes. So if you can get someone to write your essay for you, it will ease the workload. Here’s some pro’s and cons for that decision. You can pay for your college essay. It may not be as …

Subject Tests Hard

Are SAT Subject tests hard?

Tara Cunningham Exam Stress, High School, Motivation

If you are applying to certain colleges SAT subject tests are recommended, or indeed required. It can be an extra bonus to set you apart from other applicants. If you have covered the fundamentals of your chosen subjects you won’t find the SAT subject tests hard. SAT Subject Tests are broken into 5 categories with sub categories. Each subject test …

Toilet break during SAT

Can I go to the bathroom during the SAT?

Tara Cunningham Exam Stress, High School, Teen Issues

The SAT is a state run exam. There are many rules and regulations that must be followed during these tests. Read on to be best prepared. Can I go to the bathroom during the SAT? You are allowed to go to the bathroom however only during allocated break times. The SAT follows rules set by the College Board. These are …

Early Application to College Girl Computer

How Early Should You Submit Your College Application?

Tara Cunningham High School

Going to college is a large decision. It’s not something that can be organized quickly or without effort. A good deal of planning and preparation is required. Read on to see just what is involved. You should submit your college application in Senior Year but start the process in Junior Year. Good preparation is key. 1. School selection 2. Early …