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How to Make Friends in Middle School

by Gail Mauthe on 02/21/2017

As the Director of Counseling Services at Cheshire Academy, I often hear from students who are looking for help fitting in. While Cheshire Academy is a high school, trouble fitting in can start as...

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Want to go Ivy League? 4 Must Haves for Your High School Transcript

by Stacy Jagodowski on 11/02/2016

Private school is a popular choice for students who dream about attending an Ivy League college or university, but it isn’t the only thing that top candidates do to improve their chances at...

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Do I need Volunteer Service on my High School Transcript?

by Stacy Jagodowski on 10/17/2016

Many high schools have community service requirements for graduation, but do you really need volunteer hours to get into college?

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What is Twitter Moments?

by Cody Barbierri on 10/21/2015

By now you’ve probably seen the new center icon for Twitter’s “Moments.” However, you might not understand fully what it is and why it’s there. Here’s a quick rundown on the new feature and why...

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3 Social Networks You’ve Never Heard of Until Today

by Cody Barbierri on 09/30/2015

We’ve all heard of the major social media networks, but what other networks exist out there and which audiences are using them? We’ll take a look at three relatively unknown social networks that...

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Is My Teen Using SnapChat?

by Cody Barbierri on 09/18/2015

Probably. The most recent statistics says that 34% of teens are using Snapchat with more than 8,796 photos being shared every second and 5% of all selfies being attributed to the service. Phew.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Colleges

by Cody Barbierri on 09/14/2015

Social media can get a bad rap. With everything we see in the news around bullying and trolls, it's no wonder. But social media can also be used to promote your academic and even athletic careers...

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