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5 Free College Planning Resources

Essays, applications, extracurriculars, GPAs, letters of recommendation, more essays; the college planning and application process is stressful at best and overwhelming at its worst. These five free college planning resources can help you start strong in your preparations for college, or help you re-route if you’re feeling off track and overwhelmed.

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Why Election Day is on a Tuesday

It’s Election Day in the US today. But why are elections held on Tuesdays? And why the second Tuesday in November? The story of our modern election day begins more than 200 years ago at the 1787 Constitutional Convention. Rather, the lack of this convention to set a national voting date.

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What to Expect on the PSAT

The 2019 PSAT test is coming up on October 16. To help you prepare for the big day, we’ve created a rundown of what’s on the test, how it’s scored, and how you should prepare; not to mention some details on becoming a National Merit Scholar.