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5 Study Skills to Master, According to Science

Everyone has particular study methods they like. Some people prefer to study late at night; others prefer to study right after school. Some people love flashcards; other people prefer to write and rewrite their notes. If you have study routines…
There are things you can do to improve your GPA no matter where you are in the college admissions journey. Contact your local C2 today for a free college planning session.

How to Improve Your GPA in High School

Is your GPA just plain scary? If so, you’re not alone. Plenty of students get a shiver up their spines when they think about their GPA—how will I ever go to college with bad grades like these? Fear not: No matter where you are on your college…
SAT Subject Tests are the lesser known cousin of the SAT and AP exams. Get a free consultation at your local C2 and see if you should take them.

The Complete Guide to SAT Subject Tests

SAT Subject Tests are the lesser-known cousin of the SAT and AP exams. About 2 million students take the SAT each year, and about 2.8 million take AP exams each year, but only about 200,000 take SAT Subject Tests. Keep reading to learn whether…
Figuring out the right extracurricular activities can be challenging. Contact C2 Education for a free high school planning session today!

The Truth about High School Extracurricular Activities

Colleges don’t just admit students—they admit people. What you do outside the classroom can have a huge impact on your college applications, so in addition to grades, course rigor, test scores, and college essays, it’s important to consider…
The college admissions process is long and complex. Let C2 help you with your high school planning.

The College Admissions Process from Start to Finish

When you apply to college, colleges review your entire high school experience, which means that the college admissions process starts much earlier than many people realize. Everything a student does starting on the first day of high school becomes…
Need help with planning and filling out the Common App? Contact C2 to help you through college application season today!

Common App Tips and Tricks

If you’re applying to college soon, odds are good that you’ll use the Common Application. After all, more than 800 colleges accept the Common App, and you’re probably applying to a few of them. Since the Common App is such a big part…
To maximize your test prep efforts, there are definitely certain SAT prep mistakes you want to avoid. Contact C2 and get the most out of your SAT prep.

5 SAT Prep Mistakes to Avoid for Maximum Results

You’ve got your SAT prep book. You’ve sharpened your #2 pencils. You’ve got your favorite coffee mug/energy drink/IV of caffeine ready and waiting. It’s time for SAT prep. But before you leap head-first into your test prep, make sure…
Don't let the ACT Science section scare you. Contact your local C2 to get help and maximize your ACT score.

What’s on the ACT Science Section?

A lot of students shy away from the ACT because of the science section, but don’t be scared off by it. The ACT Science section isn’t particularly science-y. The bulk of the 40-question, 35-minute science section focuses on reading comprehension…
Your junior year of high school can be stressful if you don't have a plan. Contact your local C2 for help!

A Survival Guide for Your Junior Year of High School

As the weeks and months before college applications are due slip away, high school juniors get busier and more frantic. Fear not! With careful planning, you’ll get through this—and we’re here to help. We hope you find this survival guide…