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Going Merry Scholarship Options for NCA Students

It’s never too early (or too late) to be looking for scholarships. That’s why we’re working with Going Merry to make finding and applying to scholarships simple. They have thousands of scholarships on their site and we've created a National Christian Academy page, where you can see your local and national scholarships (many of which… Continue reading Going Merry Scholarship Options for NCA Students

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Reprogram Your Mind to Be a More Confident Learner

Do you feel as if learning new things in school or at work is hard for you? A lack of confidence will actually make new learning even harder! Here is a technique called visualization that can help to improve your learning.

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Writing A Successful College Application Essay

With the intense competition for entry into America’s top schools, the college application essay is more important than ever. Although most students dread this assignment, it is the best way to distinguish yourself from other candidates, let the school get to know you, and add a personal touch to your application. Winning admission is about more than just GPA, class rank, and SAT scores. Universities are looking to build a student body with diverse talents, personality, and c...

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15 Secrets to Surviving Freshman Year in College

Arriving at a university or college will be daunting for everyone. For many it may mean living away from home for the first time, which on it’s own may be daunting enough. You will most likely have a hundred questions and a hundred fears; what will it be like? Can I cope with the workload?… Continue reading 15 Secrets to Surviving Freshman Year in College

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5 Ways to Fund Your Child’s College Education

Did you know that the cost of a 4 year degree program is around $40,000 dollars per year? The cost of a college education is probably the most expensive item in bringing up children today. When you take into account tuition fees, exam fees, living expenses, accommodations, books and computers it's not surprising that the… Continue reading 5 Ways to Fund Your Child’s College Education

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5 Tips for a Winning Parent-Teacher Relationship

Behind every student is a great teacher. And great teachers make great schools. But teachers can't do it alone. The research is clear: Students perform better in school when their parents are actively involved in their education. "Teachers help students soar and make their hopes and dreams come true," said Reg Weaver, president of the… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Winning Parent-Teacher Relationship