So, you want to be the valedictorian of your class? That’s awesome, but you’ve got a lot of work ahead of you. What exactly is a valedictorian? Traditionally, a valedictorian is the person in the class with the highest grades overall. If there is a tie, there may be more than one valedictorian. Some […]
How to Improve Your GPA We’ll cover tips that are universally helpful among high school and college students. It doesn’t matter what grade you’re in; what matters is how well you can apply yourself and stick to it. Let’s cover the top 7 tips to boost your GPA. 1. Use a Note Taking Method […]
Wake. School. Practice. Study. Sleep. Repeat. This is a standard schedule for most students. With little time left over for friends, family, and fun. Demands of everyday life, part-time jobs, and social functions further add to an over-packed schedule. Fifty-seven percent of students also have at least one extracurricular activity they participate in. It […]
Did you know there will be just over 20 million students enrolled in college in 2019? Will you be one of them? If so, you’re probably in the process of choosing a college major. This is no easy task. After all, you’re only a teenager–how are supposed to know what to do with […]
Last week, the FTC joined several other agencies and the First Lady for an important conversation about cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is a tough subject for both parents and educators. That’s why most of our materials are built around having conversations, in small doses, and in your own language. Here are some easy ways to start […]
Is a new car in your future? You might first have some unfinished business with your old one. While you’re cleaning out your personal items, think about the personal information stored in the car’s electronic system. Source: FTC Scam Alert Feed Selling your car? Clear your personal data first.
Hurricane Lane is a Category 4 churning in the Pacific with an eye toward the Hawaiian islands. If you haven’t made storm preparations, now is the time. The FTC has information to help you prepare for, deal with, and recover from the long-term impacts of a weather emergency. But how about the rest of […]
“I know about the secret you are keeping from your wife and everyone else. You can ignore this letter, or pay me a $8600 confidentiality fee in Bitcoin”. It’s enough to send shivers down anyone’s spine, but these chilling words are part of a new scam targeting men. Source: FTC Scam Alert […]