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Year One. What not to do: a guide from someone who’s been there, done that. 02-02-2016

The transition from high school to college can be tough, even for the best students. Kolby Keo, NSHSS Fellows Program Vice President of Special Events, learned first-hand how challenging it can be, and offers helpful advice to help make the transition easier.

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Tips to Ease the Stress of Waiting for College Admissions Decisions 01-13-2016

Harvard freshman Noah Fanous shares tips for surviving the wait for your college acceptance letters.

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Scholar's Insight: My Cultural Shock after Moving to the United States 12-07-2015

NSHSS Student Council Member Igor Tomeski, originally from Tetovo, Macedonia, explains how he has learned to adapt to a new culture.

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Five Tips for Effective Networking 11-03-2015

Morgan Vazquez, NSHSS Fellows Program President and Vice President of Campus Strategy & Pipeline Development at BNY Mellon, shares some essential networking tips.

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Tips for Making the Most out of your College Applications 10-07-2015

Student Council member Mica Almira shares some words of “been there, done that” wisdom for seniors and early-bird juniors who are looking into colleges.

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Perfecting Your Job Search 06-01-2015

Learn the tips to make your resume shine and perfect your job search from NSHSS Fellows Council Member, Morgan Vazquez at JP Morgan Chase...

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Treasuring New Experiences in College 05-04-2015

NSHSS Student Council member Lamontreal Giles Jr. encourages students to treasure the new experiences they will have in college...

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Tips for Surviving Your Freshman Year 04-06-2015

Seton Hall Student Council Member Kylie Lan Tumiatti shares some tips for surviving your freshman year away from home and her experience finding the perfect campus part-time job.

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Make the most of your freshman semester 03-02-2015

Student Council member and freshman at North Carolina State University, Shazeeda Mohamed shares her input on how to gain the most of your freshman year...

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How to Survive Your First Semester at College 02-02-2015

Amber Liggett recently completed her first semester of college, which resulted in some lessons learned and tips to share...

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Easing the Challenging Transition to College 01-05-2015

Student Council member Wesley Smith studies at The Ohio State University and shares his experience of how transitioning from high school college is easier said than done...

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The College Experience: Lessons From A Freshman 12-01-2014

NSHSS member Olivia Parks shares the reality of freedom that being a college freshman gives...

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Be the Difference You Want to See 11-03-2014

NSHSS Ambassador Dillon Pabisz shares his inspiration for organizing and the success of the worldwide NSHSS Goes Green initiative this past summer…

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Tips For Your First Year Of College - Planning Ahead 10-06-2014

Take to heart some of these tips to ace your Freshman year of college from NSHSS member Prima Manandhar...

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Benefits of Befriending Foreign Exchange Students 09-02-2014

With the new school year beginning, think about befriending exchange students in your school that will open your eyes to a brand new culture; Victoria Erdel did...

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Five Steps to Becoming a Standout College Applicant 06-02-2014

NSHSS member Elizabeth Blanchette shares advice on how to become a stand out college applicant early on...

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Making the Cut: Choosing Clubs in College 05-05-2014

NSHSS Student Council member, Caroline Ritter, shares insight on how to make the most of your college experience: by joining clubs...

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Inaugural Women 2 Women Conference with Maya Angelou 04-07-2014

On March 1st Brandi Jones, Scholarship Assistant for NSHSS, attended the Women 2 Women Conference held in Atlanta, GA and graced by NSHSS Board of Advisors member Dr. Maya Angelou...

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Is It Worth Living On Campus? 03-03-2014

Ton La, Jr., is an NSHSS scholarship recipient and student council member who has chosen the college lifestyle of living on campus permanently...

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The Perfect Match: The Interdependence of Hard and Soft Sciences 02-03-2014

NSHSS member, Alec Urbach, recently visited Silicon Valley during his freshman year at Princeton University. The philosophies he has brought back are just what eager students need to hear...

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