10 Good Habits for Students from a Junior in High School

10 Good Habits for Students from a Junior in High School
Most of us try to be the best student we can possibly be. We want to volunteer, try to get the best grades possible, participate in school sports, clubs, and other extracurricular activities. In other words, we want to fill up our KudosWall portfolios as much as we can, so we can be proud of ourselves. Here are 10 good habits for any student to be ...
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Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation

Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation
So you have accepted a request to write a letter of recommendation, now what? Being able to write a letter of recommendation on a student's behalf allows you to have a great influence on their acceptance to their program. But never fear, there are a few LOR guidelines that can make the daunting process a lot easier. First… The beginning of the lett...
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How to land an internship with no experience

How to land an internship with no experience
The word "internship" is oftentimes associated with college undergraduates looking to get a foot in the door of the career they are pursuing. But internships are becoming more and more popular amongst high school students looking to explore different career options or trying to network and gain experience in a field they plan to pursue. Applying to...
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7 SAT Study Tips That I Use For Success

7 SAT Study Tips That I Use For Success
Never is it too late to start studying for the mandatory SAT test. Colleges take these scores to reflect where you are academically. Based on your score, along with many other factors like your transcript and extracurriculars, they will either accept or reject. This is why studying for the SAT is mandatory, great colleges want great scores. Here ar...
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8 Interview Tips For Prep School And College

8 Interview Tips For Prep School And College
Whether you're applying to prep school or college, interviewing is an important part of the process. Getting an interview is the final stage of applying that not only gives the school a chance to better know you, but gives you a chance to see if the school is a right fit for you. Here are a few helpful ideas for getting through this important step:...
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Three things I do to avoid procrastination

Three things I do to avoid procrastination
Being the best student you can possibly be is what impresses colleges. Productivity and hard work are key aspects to achieving this persona. Don't let procrastination get in the way on your path to success.1.  Plan what you need to do ahead of time with rewardsMake a To-do list of every studious task you need to complete, including deadlines. ...
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Recommendation Letter Etiquette

Recommendation Letter Etiquette
Whether you're applying to a summer internship, preparatory school or job, a letter of recommendation is an important part of many applications. But asking for a LOR can be almost as stressful as the recommendation process. Here are a few tips we hope will help:​Ask Early Asking early is important for many reasons. First, you want to make sure that...
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KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report

KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report
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How I found my passion and how you can too

How I found my passion and how you can too
Nobody has everything figured out from the start. Luckily while you are in school, you have a place to seek out what interests you the most. When it comes to finding your passion, there are numerous possibilities. You could end up loving to snowboard, feeling like the king of the world while on the snowy slopes. Or you may feel that expressing you...
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Helping Your Children Find Their Passion

Helping Your Children Find Their Passion
​As a parent, you want your child to find a passion that will motivate them to work hard and will help them live a full life. But how can you help your kid find that spark? We have a few tips. ​Don't choose their passion for themEven though you might have dreams of your child becoming a concert pianist or hope that they will fall in love with codin...
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Extracurriculars - Inspire and Get Inspired

Extracurriculars - Inspire and Get Inspired
English philosopher Francis Bacon once said, "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." What Bacon failed to realize is that sometimes simply being aware of opportunities around you is the same thing as making them. In college I'd heard story after story about the work my friend was doing in a reproductive biology lab until finally I ...
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From the Co-Founder's Desk

From the Co-Founder's Desk
Our co-founder started brand new blog called From the Co-Founder's Desk, it features all kinds of interesting news about KudosWall all from the perspective of a #student. Check it out for yourself!
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5 things you need to know when applying to prep school

5 things you need to know when applying to prep school
​College-preparatory schools offer students academically challenging and enriching environments. Additionally, some offer specialized resources for students who are artistically inclined that would not be found in public high schools. Applying to prep schools can be an intimidating process. Here are some things you might want to keep in mind:Schedu...
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KudosWall featured in Boston Tutoring Services' blog

It is important to keep track of your proud moments, no one knows better than an educator who helps students to get into a good prep school or a good college. Please read the blog posted by Boston Tutoring Service's explaining how KudosWall can be helpful for students applying for colleges.Boston Tutoring Services helps greater Boston area students...
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7 New Year's Resolutions for Students

7 New Year's Resolutions for Students
Let's bring in the New Year right by setting attainable goals that will bring us success in the upcoming year. Here are a few suggestions: 1.  Aim for Good GradesThis might be an obvious resolution, but it's an important one. Reflect on study habits that have prevented you from getting good grades in the past and focus on changing those habits...
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Wishing you a happy and kudos filled 2017

Wishing you a happy and kudos filled 2017
2016 has been a great year for the KudosWall community. We are fascinated by what our community and K-12 students have achieved in the year of 2016.As KudosWall continues to grow, we want to make sure that you have the best features at your fingertips to help you succeed. As we welcome 2017, our digest of the year 2016 below. We are thankful for al...
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Why All College Applicants Should Have A Resume

Why All College Applicants Should Have A Resume
The college application process is multifaceted and difficult. Having a prepared resume or portfolio is one of the best ways to help yourself have a smooth application process. Here's how it'll help: The Application itself→ College applications all have one thing in common: they start out blank. Having your resume by your side will save you time w...
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5 Ways To Make Your College Application Stand Out

5 Ways To Make Your College Application Stand Out
Last year, Princeton University accepted seven percent of applicants into their class of 2019. While according U.S. News and World Report, Princeton is the most selective of national universities, other schools don't far too far behind in their low acceptance rates. With more and more international and domestic students applying to the same schools...
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The Magic Formula to Finding The Right College

The Magic Formula to Finding The Right College
With thousands of institutions for higher education in the United States alone, it's safe to assume that there is more than one university that would fit your needs. While there is no "magic formula" to finding the one college you're meant to go to, by defining what's important to you, you can narrow down your choices. Here are some important facto...
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College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When

College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When
The future is a scary thing, but one thing that could make it a little less scary is being prepared. Here's a helpful timeline of what you should be doing to be prepared for your future and when you should be doing them.Middle School: Middle school is a good time to set yourself up for good study and time management habits. Fill up your schedule wi...
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