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People grow in all sorts of different ways every day, but we try to cover some of the main ones: growth through travel and study abroad, growth through participating in extracurricular activities on and off campus, growth through academics, and growth through work. Advice in this section is for anyone who wants it, parents included. Here, you will learn how to bolster your résumé, cite your sources, increase your focus, and so much more.



Should I Minor in College?
In college, you are required to declare a major, which is your primary subject of study. Your major will have certain requirements for courses you must take in order to graduate. Once you declare a major, typically by the second semester of your sophomore year, your path through college is […]

Are Minors Necessary?




Introducing Breakthrough Providence
Do you ever wonder how people decide to follow a particular career path? What makes some students choose to pursue engineering degrees and others education degrees? Some of the decision-making process is influenced by external factors, like parental expectations, job prospects, and location. Much of it, though, is internal. Do […]

Introducing Breakthrough Providence


The Most Popular Locations to Study Abroad
Study abroad simply refers to “any educational experience that students have outside of their home countries.” Although some students have the opportunity to study abroad in high school (or earlier), most students who study abroad do so while in college. Typically, colleges and universities allow students to study abroad any […]

The Most Popular Locations to Study Abroad





In-Demand Vocations That Are Hiring Right Now
Traditional college programs emphasize critical thinking and abstract ideas. In contrast, vocational (or trade) programs focus on training participants on the technical skills necessary for certain jobs. If you're thinking of attending a vocational or trade school after high school graduation, you may already have an idea about what type of training […]

In-Demand Vocations That Are Hiring Right Now


How to Prepare for the IELTS
Note: This post was submitted to Student Caffé by Chloe H. We would like to thank her for her submission and credit her as the author of this blog post.So, you’ve decided the next step in your education is to embark on a journey abroad–that’s great!But there’s a caveat. The […]

How to Prepare for the IELTS




Everything You Need to Know about the MCAT
The Medical College Admission Test, colloquially known as the MCAT, is a graduate-level entrance exam required for admission to medical school. Students typically take the MCAT at least one year before submitting their med school applications, giving them plenty of time to retake the exam if they’re not satisfied with their […]

Everything You Need to Know about the MCAT


Co-ops in College
Extracurricular and academic experiences in college, like research opportunities, work-study positions, and service learning, can help shape your future career. Gaining experience in your intended field, though, may be the most valuable opportunity there is. It shows future employers that you’re serious about pursuing a position in the field, not […]

Co-ops (Cooperative Educational Experiences) in College



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