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Preparing for the SAT and ACT

Chances are, if you’re a senior in high school, you may have already taken the SAT and/or ACT. These two standardized tests are used as a guide for colleges and universities in the admissions process. Admissions counselors use your test scores as a reflection of your...

Black History Month: HBCU’s!

February is Black History month, a month dedicated to emphasizing key figures, important events, and movements that constitute African-American history. From 1976 and onward, Martin Luther King Jr., Brown v. the Board of Education, Freedom Summer, I Know Why the Caged...

MERGE Cares!

Many have heard of the day for thanks and the day for deals but what about a day to give back? On Giving Tuesday, December 1st 2015 charities, families, businesses, and students around the world have on common purpose: to celebrate the spirit of giving! At Merge, we...

Are You Well-Rounded?

Throughout high school students are told to focus on their studies and make sure their GPA is at its fullest potential. However, one factor that colleges look at besides getting good grades in classes is extracurricular activities. In this bigfuture article...

Financial Aid Comes First

In the middle of all the application stress and completion of senior year, a major subject in the graduation process is making sure one has scholarships and financial aid in their back pocket for when they head off to college. Fortunately in Florida and Nationwide, we...

Don’t be Deadline Driven!

From November to the beginning of January, seniors are stressed, tired, and exhausted. With multiple assignments, graduation requirements, and the finalization of real world goals, a majority of senior anxiety comes from college application deadlines. A mistake most...

Word to the Wise

Advancements in today’s society are due to the wisdom of the nation and the increase of students in colleges and universities.“A bachelor’s degree is the new high school diploma”-The Washington Post*. This means that well-paid jobs only go to those who have achieved...

Time to Tour

Juniors and seniors have many items on their end of the year check list, but knowing which colleges they are going to be applying for is one of the most important. Students should first make a college list with the help of this College Board article 5 Steps to...

Motivate with MERGE!

With the new school year in full speed, students must keep their stamina up and continue their success throughout the year. Galvanize yourself and others to achieve higher goals and go above and beyond. Some ways to motivate are… Getting active in the community and...

MERGE is virtually everywhere!

Tweeting, Facebook “likes”, blogging, linking in with LinkedIn, Hanging Out on Google+ keeps us in touch and up-to-date with our favorite friends and colleagues. In 2014, social media has become a digital asset that continues to grow each year. Businesses...

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