Author Archives: nepaccca

A Win-Win Opportunity to Save Money and Earn College Credit

Some students do not start college as high school graduates.  They begin their college experience while they are still in high school.  This trend is growing across the country. There are several ways that students can earn credit while in high school:  Advanced Placement Courses, Dual Credit/Concurrent Enrollment, Dual Enrollment, and International Baccalaureate courses.  It […]

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Study Tips for High School Students

My top ten study tips for High School Students are the following: Be sure that you are organized. Keep a planner with everything that must be accomplished short term and long term regarding school assignments, tests, and quizzes. Make your deadlines to complete work or study for tests 5 days earlier than the assignment/test/quiz so […]

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The Gap Year: Making the Right Choices for the Future

For some students who may be undecided regarding the path that they would like to take at the conclusion of high school, gap years have become a popular alternative.  A college education may sound good, but the student may feel that he or she wants to experience the world and its possibilities before settling down […]

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A Summer Camp Can Make College- and Career-Planning Fun

A Summer Camp Can Make College and Career-Planning Fun

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Visiting Prospective College is Key to Selection

With nicer weather hopefully on the horizon, high school juniors and their parents should consider visiting some prospective colleges during the upcoming months. Planning ahead can help families get the most benefits from the campus visits. Some tips for getting the most out of visiting college campuses are the following: 1) Visit as many colleges […]

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CAREER AND COLLEGE PLANNING FOR FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES

It is extremely important to start thinking about career and college planning during the freshman year of high school. Some important career and college planning suggestions for freshmen, sophomores, and parents to consider are the following: Maintain good grades. Consistently maintaining good grades throughout high school is necessary for colleges to consider a student for […]

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Why You Should Hire a Private Career and College Counselor

SAGE Scholars, Inc. Want More Than 38 Minutes of College Advice? Hire an Independent Admissions Counselor Advice from a Former Director of Admissions: An Independent Counselor Delivers Better College Choices By Robert Savett, VP, Marketing, SAGE Scholars, Inc. 38 minutes. That’s the average – the average amount of time that a guidance counselor spends giving […]

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COMPREHENSIVE TUTORING SERVICES NOW OFFERED

NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates is pleased to announce additional tutoring services which are now being offered for the  SAT/new SAT and ACT!! All Students (Grades 8-12) Very Reasonable 20 week course–Special offer for those who attend my webinars. Self-paced program with a lot of practice and complete timed tests All Subjects: Available by Request Contact Jennifer Severini-Kresock […]

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Getting Juniors Ready for College Planning

Although it is very important to start thinking about college right from the beginning of high school freshman year, the most crucial time to become focused and to explore all of the options is junior year of high school.  Junior year grades are the last complete year that colleges evaluate to determine if the student […]

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Choosing the Right Career Path

Choosing the right career can be difficult for many 17 or 18 year olds as they also contemplate what college to attend and what major to study.  Some may already know what they want to do; others will struggle with the plethora of choices. When making these difficult choices, it would be wise for the […]

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