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I Graduated! What’s Next?

May 19, 2022

Did you recently graduate high school? Are you wondering how you can Get the Edge in the next stage of your life? Well, look no further! This is how you can bring DECA with you, even after graduating high school.

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Surviving College Decision Day

April 27, 2022

College Decision Day is the most important day for many high school students: The day they’ll choose where they want to call “home” for the next four years and where they want to get a head start on a career with a college degree. If your head is spinning right now, don’t fret!

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Finding The Right College

March 1, 2022

Choosing the “right” college can feel stressful. In this session, you will discover how to narrow down your options to select the best college for you: One that fits your wants, needs and the Big Seven.

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Getting Involved in High School and Beyond

February 1, 2022

You do so much through DECA and other activities, but how can you turn your accomplishments and involvements into college acceptance? Learn how to become a stand-out candidate when applying to college and future career positions.

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Join the CollegeAdvisor Exclusive Webinar for DECA Members

January 20, 2022

On Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. ET join CollegeAdvisor.com for a free exclusive webinar designed to help you build your college resume for a career in business and entrepreneurship.

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How to Effectively Pick a Study Abroad Program

December 16, 2021

Studying abroad can be the experience of a lifetime. Follow these five tips to effectively pick a study abroad program that's the best fit for you!

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How to Get Your Share of DECA Scholarships

December 6, 2021

With $200,000 in DECA scholarships available, it's important to master your application. Use these tips to help you get started!

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Maximizing Your Campus Visit Experience

November 1, 2021

"Is there truly a best time to visit college campuses? What are my options if I can’t visit campuses in person? I don’t even know which questions to ask when I’m on a college tour!” Three college admissions professionals are here to help you answer these questions and more as you navigate your college visit plan.

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Tips for Finding Your Fit

November 1, 2021

Planning for college can be both scary and exciting. Use these tips to push your college research further and find the best college for you.

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Complete Guide to College Visits

November 1, 2021

Choosing the right college is a defining moment in your life. But how do you find the right fit? Visiting a college in person gets you one step closer to selecting the perfect college for you. You’ll get to experience on-campus student life, meet with faculty, chat with current students and get all your questions answered by admission staff.

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4 Factors for College Matchmaking

October 20, 2021

Many DECA members will soon begin starting the college application process. While there are many factors that should influence your decision, here are four key factors you should consider when choosing which college(s) to apply to.

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Your Complete Guide to Applying for a DECA Scholarship

September 13, 2021

Each year, DECA awards over $200,000 in scholarships to deserving high school and college members. Follow these steps to get started on your application.

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Does It Matter?

March 9, 2021

Whether you are in high school, undergraduate studies or graduate school, it’s important to put your best foot forward and focus on your academic career.

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Get into the Gap

March 9, 2021

If you’re one of the many students delaying or thinking about delaying college, here’s what you should know to have a productive and meaningful gap year or semester.

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DECA Direct Magazine: What Comes Next?

March 9, 2021

As another year in DECA nears its end, it’s time to look forward to what comes next! Whether you’re preparing for college, seeking internships or getting ready to start your career, you’ll find the resources you need to stand out from the crowd.

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3 Tips for Surviving Your Virtual Final Exams

December 3, 2020

It is hard to believe that the first semester is already coming to a close, but alas, the time has come. In a world of virtual classes, most exams also look different this year, but having effective study habits is just as important as ever. Here are three tips to be successful on your virtual final exams.

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Take the Stress Out of DECA Scholarship Applications

November 3, 2020

Each year, DECA awards over $200,000 in scholarships to deserving high school and college members. Here are five tips to help take the stress out of applying for DECA scholarships.

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Virtual College Search Tips for Finding Your Dream School

October 27, 2020

Whether you are doing initial research and creating your list of potential colleges or you are a senior getting ready to apply, this guide will help you find useful resources to aid you in your college application and decision process.

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10 Tips for Back to School

September 22, 2020

As the new school year begins, we must all learn to adapt to a new world. We'll encounter many online classes, virtual events and new guidelines for campus... To help you navigate it all, here is a list of ten tips for starting this school year strong.

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Tips for Acing Finals while Social Distancing

May 4, 2020

While finals this year will likely be accompanied by new challenges, that doesn’t mean they should be feared! Follow the steps below to ace your upcoming final exams with confidence.

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How to Choose Your College Major in One Hour or Less

February 4, 2020

Many high school students agonize over which major they should choose. But, laboring over a decision and making the decision are two different tasks. Which means you’re making more work for yourself! Use this simple how-to guide for you to choose your college major in one hour or less.

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How Studying Abroad Can Help You Become an Entrepreneur

November 17, 2019

Studying abroad has many benefits, teaches you life skills and equips you with qualities that can be found in entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the things you can learn from studying abroad that will help with your future career aspirations.