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We all know that the business of college is becoming ever more expensive—and competitive. Some campuses, in this case in California, enforce to one extent or another demographic requirements for their students. Ultimately, some argue, this means some students of a particular race or background will be excluded in favor of other less qualified students...
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For four straight months, SAT scores from students in Asia have been withheld over cheating concerns. The owner of the SAT, The College Board, has been silent on the issue. Regardless, the problem is that at this point in the school year, colleges are making admissions decisions with or without the affected students’ scores. Read more...
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College entrance exams like the ACT and SAT aren’t going anywhere soon, but more parents are ‘opting out’ of state-mandated standardized testing for kids while they are in school. Do you think there is a “toxic test culture” in this country? Read more in this story.
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If you haven’t got your scores back from the Feb. 7 ACT, you should soon. Were you happy with what you saw?
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A student at Parkway North High School in St. Louis had a very rare achievement:
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We’re happy to introduce a new program for 2015: our one-day ACT Workshop. This is a great chance to get proven strategies for success on the ACT, whether it’s your first time taking it or if you’re looking to improve your score. Learn more and sign up below!
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Have you registered for the February 7, 2015 ACT? If not, today is your last chance before the late fee period kicks in. Online registration is quick and easy; just follow this link. Your next chance to take the ACT this year is April 18, and the registration deadline for that test is March 13....
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The first ACT of the spring 2015 semester isn’t until Feb. 7, but the registration deadline is this Friday, Jan. 9. Make sure you register on or before Friday to avoid paying late fees or having to wait until the next test! Here are all of the spring 2015 ACT test dates and their registration deadlines: Test...
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Instead of making an unreachable New Year’s resolution this year, why not make one that’s totally achievable: getting into the top college on your list. It’s always best to start early, but even if you’re a junior or a senior, it’s not too late. Bumping up your GPA or ACT/SAT scores and perfecting your application...
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The fall semester is about to come to a close and winter break is finally here. What are you going to do with all of that free-time? Most students will take this time to relax and do absolutely nothing school related over break, but for those who want to accomplish something, here are a few tips...
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