Author: Rhonda Alamour

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Rhonda Alamour is a lifelong North Carolina resident and teacher. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Literature and a license in 6-12 grade Education from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. In addition to teaching, Rhonda formerly worked as a Writing Consultant at UNC Asheville’s University Writing Center. In 2015 she was recognized as a Newman Civic Fellow and continues to work towards engaging with and serving her community. The same year she was also recognized by the National Education Association as an “Outstanding Statewide Student Leader” and awarded the honor of UNC Asheville’s 2015-2016 Student Teacher of the Year. This year she was nominated for the Teacher of the Year award by her colleagues.


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How to Start a Club in High School: A Beginner’s Guide

Starting a club in high school is a great way to practice leadership and organizational skills. These are important qualities you will retain...
by Rhonda A.
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How to Study for Finals & Midterms in High School (and beat every exam)

If you’re ready to ace your final exams, keep reading to find out how you can proactively and effectively study for your final exams.
by Rhonda A.
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How to Eat Healthy in College: A Realistic & Helpful Guide

For many of you, the first time you will ever be solely responsible for preparing all of your meals or choosing to eat out will be in college.
by Rhonda A.
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How to Write the University of Michigan Essays: The Incomparable Guide (Examples Included!)

UM is a college with a long-standing history of rigorous academic programs and successful alumni.
by Rhonda A.
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How to Be More Organized in High School: The Student’s Guide

Taking control of your life now by becoming more organized is an important step toward being prepared for college.
by Rhonda A.
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8 Ways to Be Successful in College: A Guide to Undergraduate Success

In this guide, you will learn how to make the most of your college experience.
by Rhonda A.
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How to Write the Purdue University Essays: Your Complete Guide

In this guide, we will focus on the supplemental writing prompts that are nearly identical on both application platforms.
by Rhonda A.
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High School vs. College: 5 Key Differences You Should Know

During your first year of college, change will certainly be at the forefront of your daily experience. Here are the key differences...
by Rhonda A.