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College Classes in High School: Are They Worth It?

Looking at which classes to take next year in high school, your eyes might have scanned over the options like AP English and AP Calculus. Maybe you paused at Dual Credit Physics, Chemistry, or Spanish, but you’re still not sure whether or not to take them. AP and dual credit courses seem like good options, but you know they won’t be a walk in the park. Are they even worth the effort?

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Textbooks: How to Never Pay Full Price

As a college student, textbook prices are something we care a great deal about. After all, our wallets are still in their infant stage. Prices for textbooks are not getting any cheaper–they are in fact getting more expensive. But even while the prices for textbooks go up, the amount you actually pay can go down. Here are some tips on how to save money on your textbooks.

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Why I Never Stayed for Spring and Summer Term

When summertime comes around in college, I have a lot of friends who, rather than jumping into an outdoor pool, jump straight into another semester of classes. Seeing so many of my peers give up their summer for the “higher cause” of education, I felt a little guilty in my desire to just sit back and relax. But eventually, I realized that getting ahead doesn’t always require a sacrifice of my summer dreams.

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7 Awesome Subjects Your High School Might Not Offer

If you look at the subjects offered by most high schools, you’ll probably walk away convinced that the entirety of scholarship consists of social studies, English, math, and three sciences. If your passion doesn’t lie in one of those fields, college can sound like four more years of boredom. Fear not! Here are just some of the fascinating topics you can study after high school.

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