We know you're counting down the days until summer. Here are some ideas for making the most of your last summer before college. 50 Things to Do the Summer Before You Go to Collegewww.hercampus.comNow that you’ve danced the night away at prom and graduated high school, the college countdown is officially a go. Though you may be itching to pack up your bags and start a new life at your new school, there’s another thing you’ve been looking forward to – the summer. While hitting the beach and fi...
Today we released more details about the new SAT (coming in spring 2016), including sample test questions. Letter from David Coleman and Cyndie Schmeiser | The College Boardwww.collegeboard.orgOn March 5, we announced our commitment to a redesigned SAT that is more open and clear than any in our history. Today we sustain that commitment by releasing the full specifications for the exam as well as sample items.
College students are often approached by many credit card companies encouraging them to sign up. Learn now how to make smart credit choices. How to Use Credit Cards Wisely - College Spendingbigfuture.collegeboard.orgCredit cards are actually high-interest loans in disguise. Be sure you understand the responsibly before you signup
If you're tempted to skip class in college, read this first.» Great Career Success Debate: 6 reasons you should never skip class USA TODAY College: College...www.usatodayeducate.comYou absolutely, positively need to attend all your classes no matter how tired, hung-over, overworked, or bored you are. The next time you think about skipping class, consider these six reasons why you shouldn’t:
Dorms, food, and campus resources: how to learn about them when you can't visit a university in person. 4 Surprises for International Students About On-Campus Housing - US Newswww.usnews.comInternational students can get a sneak peek at life on campus thanks to virtual tours offered on many college websites.
What does it mean when a college puts you on the waiting list, and what should you do next?Getting into College - What to Do if You're Wait-Listedbigfuture.collegeboard.orgIf you get placed on a college waiting list, decide whether you really want to attend the college before you agree to remain on the list. For more information on being wait-listed, visit bigfuture.collegeboard.org.
New map sheds light on dark matter. #science Fermi Data Tantalize With New Clues To Dark Matterwww.nasa.govA new study makes the strongest case to date that some gamma-ray light from our galaxy's center may come from dark matter.