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Hannah Muniz

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Hannah Muniz is a senior editor with BestColleges specializing in test prep, student life, and college planning. A former freelance education writer, she is passionate about college accessibility and helping students succeed. Hannah holds a BA from the University of Southern California and an MA in Japanese studies from the University of Michigan.

Contributions

Blog
How to Stop Procrastinating in College: 7 Essential Tips
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Top 10 Colleges in Warm Places for Summer-Loving Students
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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To Walk or Not to Walk: The Pros and Cons of Skipping Commencement
Anne Dennon
May 13, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Students Speak: How I Put Myself First While Living With Bipolar Disorder
Selines Sanchez
May 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Is Academic Probation and How Can You Avoid It?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Busting the 10 Biggest Myths About Grad School
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Students Speak: How I Navigate College Life With OCD
Logan Swift
May 5, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Rivaling the SAT: A Brief History of the ACT and Why It Was Created
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Avoid Plagiarism: A Professor’s Top 9 Tips
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: How to Succeed on a Group Project
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
May 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Ask a Professor for Feedback: 7 Tips From an Actual Professor
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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4 Benefits of Using Lumio in College Classrooms
Dr. Samantha Fecich
April 29, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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What Is Plagiarism? And Why Is It So Bad?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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20 College Care Package Ideas for the Student in Your Life
Danika Miller
April 27, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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A Brief History of the SAT, America’s Most Popular College Entrance Exam
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 26, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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What Is Interdisciplinary Studies?
Anne Dennon
April 22, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: Is There Extra Credit in College?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 21, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Create Your Own College Major
Anne Dennon
April 20, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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College Students’ 4 Biggest Self-Care Tips
Danika Miller
April 20, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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How to Write a History Essay, According to a History Professor
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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3 Things Every Student Should Know About Campus Mental Health Services
Anne Dennon
April 12, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: What Is a University Writing Center and Should You Use It?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 12, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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What Is a Good AP Score?
Bethanny Parker
April 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Scholarships for Transfer Students
Staff Writers
April 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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4 Essential Tips for Acing a Pop Quiz in College
Dr. Samantha Fecich
April 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: How Can You Boost Your Participation Grade?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is a Practicum? Everything You Need to Know
Dr. Samantha Fecich
April 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Saving for College
Kasia Kovacs
April 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: How Does Grading on a Curve Work?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 6, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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30+ Student Discounts to Take Advantage of Today
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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When Do AP Scores Come Out?
Whitney Sandoval
April 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Are the Most Popular AP Exams?
Danika Miller
April 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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AP Language Classes: What Are They and Who Should Take Them?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
April 1, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Understanding Sexual Health in College
Kasia Kovacs
March 30, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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Why Was the AP Program Created? A History of AP Exams and Classes
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 30, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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The 7 Best AP Exams to Self-Study For
Danika Miller
March 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: Should You Join a College Honor Society?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Can You Use Your IEP in College?
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 29, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: What to Do if You’re Failing a Class in College
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 25, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Externship vs. Internship: How Do They Differ?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 18, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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5 Countries With Free College for Undergrads
Danika Miller
March 18, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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7 Alternatives to Grad School (Plus Tips on Choosing the Best Path for You)
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 17, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Adulting 101: How to Do Laundry in College
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 14, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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Adulting 101: How to Make a College Student Grocery List
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 12, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Top 12 Need-Blind Colleges of 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Do You Need a Minor in College? Pros and Cons
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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What Is the Midyear Report for Colleges?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Ask a Professor: Should You Take Time Off Before Grad School?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 9, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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Adulting 101: How to Meal Prep in College
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 8, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Is Student Teaching?
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 8, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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What Is Fieldwork in Graduate School?
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 8, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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9 Weird Scholarships and How to Qualify
Danika Miller
March 8, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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How to Use Canva in College: 4 Tips for Students and Teachers
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 8, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Jazz Up Your School Presentations With These Helpful Edtech Tools
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 7, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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Top 8 Edtech Tools for Getting Organized in College
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
United States
UC vs. CSU: How Do the Two University Systems Compare?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 7, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
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20 Colleges With Free Tuition for Senior Citizens
Sharon Wilfong
March 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Top 10 Colleges With the Best Financial Aid in 2022
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 7, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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5 Ways College Students Can Learn Outside the Classroom
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 5, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
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How to Write a Research Paper: 11-Step Guide
Dr. Samantha Fecich
March 4, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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12 Colleges Already Located in Spring Break Destinations
Danika Miller
March 2, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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A History of Earth Day on College Campuses
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
March 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
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8 Spring Break Trips That Won’t Break the Bank
Danika Miller
March 1, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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11 Steps to Take After College Decision Day
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 28, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Health & Wellness
Understanding Self-Harm in College Students
Marisa Upson
February 28, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
The 5 Most Promising Careers in Sports (With Tips for Success)
Danika Miller, Stephen Gaffney
February 23, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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7 Tips to Graduate College Within Four Years
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 22, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Should You Change Your Major?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 18, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
5 Types of Jobs and What They Mean for You
Whitney Sandoval
February 18, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to In-State vs. Out-of-State Tuition
Staff Writers
February 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
11 Things Students Can Do While Waiting for College Admission Decisions
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 14, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
10 Colleges With the Best Study Abroad Programs of 2022
Staff Writers
February 14, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Fellowship vs. Scholarship: What’s the Difference?
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
11 Helpful Grants to Pay Off Student Loans
Genevieve Carlton, Ph.D.
February 11, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Student Loan Refinance and Consolidation Guide
Staff Writers
February 4, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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The Student’s Guide to Transferring Colleges
Staff Writers
January 31, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Resumes and Cover Letters
Staff Writers
January 25, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
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10 Public Colleges With the Best Return on Investment in 2022
Staff Writers
January 21, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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The 12 Best Colleges for Single Parents and Students With Children
Staff Writers
January 13, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
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Top 10 College Varsity Esports Programs of 2022
Staff Writers
January 5, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Budgeting in College
Chinh Ngo
November 22, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to College Loans
Staff Writers
November 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Financial Aid and the FAFSA
Chinh Ngo
November 11, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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The Student’s Guide to College Planning
Staff Writers
November 4, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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Resources for Students With Eating Disorders
Staff Writers
October 26, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
Understanding Eating Disorders in College
Staff Writers
October 26, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Is STEM and Why Is It Important?
Hannah Muniz
October 25, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Managing Stress in College
Thomas Broderick
October 22, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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The 13 Fastest-Growing Jobs That Require a Master’s Degree in 2022
Stephen Gaffney
October 12, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Resource
Suicide Prevention Resources for College Students
Staff Writers
October 12, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to College Scholarships and Grants
Courtney Smith-Kimble
October 11, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
What Are the Different Types of Engineering?
Hannah Muniz
October 8, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Career Planning
How to Put an Internship on Your Resume
Staff Writers
October 7, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Resource
The Student’s Guide to Choosing a Major
Staff Writers
October 5, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
Student Homelessness and Basic Needs Insecurity
Staff Writers
September 29, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
The Top 5 Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students and How to Get Help
Staff Writers
September 28, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Resources for Students With Basic Needs Insecurity
Staff Writers
September 27, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
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A Complete Guide to the CSS Profile for College
Hannah Muniz
September 27, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Good SAT Score?
Hannah Muniz
September 27, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
Understanding Sexual Assault on College Campuses
Staff Writers
September 10, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Are the Most Popular College Application Systems?
Hannah Muniz
September 10, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Nontraditional Student?
Hannah Muniz
September 2, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
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7 Expert Tips for the Common App Essay
Hannah Muniz
August 30, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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9 Signs a College Supports Student Mental Health
Staff Writers
August 25, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
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Considering an Environmental Career? Check Out These 9 In-Demand Green Jobs
Staff Writers
August 12, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Is a Computer Science Degree Worth It?
Tyler Epps
August 12, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Career Planning
How to Apply for an Internship
Marisa Upson
May 14, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Prepare for AP Exams
Staff Writers
April 2, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
News
How Many College Students Are in the U.S.?
Hannah Muniz
March 22, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
ACT vs. SAT: Which Should You Take?
Hannah Muniz
March 8, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
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AP Classes: Are They Worth It?
Steve Bailey
March 3, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
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When Is Ivy Day 2022?
Hannah Muniz
February 25, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
What Is a Good GRE Score?
Tyler Epps
February 22, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
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How to Be Financially Secure as a College Student
Lindsay VanSomeren
January 22, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
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The Top 10 GRE Prep Books of 2022
Marni Davimes
December 18, 2020 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
ICE Bars First-Year International Students From Entering U.S.
Hannah Muniz
July 24, 2020 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
How to Write an Email to a Professor
Staff Writers
December 11, 2019 • ~4 Min Read