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In any other year not marked by a global pandemic of the novel coronavirus, high school juniors would be in high gear preparing for and scheduling test dates for the ACT and SAT to best position themselves for college choices. As we all know, this year has been anything but normal. High school has gone...
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Many students are currently attending school either entirely online, in a “remote” or “distance” environment, or through some form of “hybrid” experience where they attend one or two days a week, with the remainder online.  This form of education poses challenges. First, the very nature of remote learning minimizes contact with the teacher.  It may...
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Because of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, and the delay of some SAT and ACT scheduled test dates, some colleges have announced they would move to a test optional admissions policy for the 2020-2021 academic year. What exactly is a test optional admissions policy? That is actually a critically important question and one we...
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The perpetual temptation of summer in the eyes of a student is to stay up late—and wake up late. That is understandable after being on such a repetitive and tiring school schedule for a good majority of the year, but it’s really important to keep good routines going so they’re not as hard to get...
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According to graduates, college is harder to get into today than it was twenty years ago. Fortunately, today there are significantly more options available for students to improve their chances of being accepted to colleges and universities than ever before. Battling Resistance This isn’t something that any student wants to hear—especially during summer break. However,...
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Perpetual relaxation, video games, vacations, and parties are often the topic of conversation for things to do during the summer. And justifiably so! Final exams, projects, and standardized tests have just finished, and educational responsibilities are paused for a well-deserved three-month break. While it is incredibly important to relax and enter the upcoming school year fresh...
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We can all feel it: the sunshine, the coming heat, and the presence of kids around the house during the day. That means that the summer months are finally upon us. While it’s important to allow your children to enjoy their lengthy summer vacation, it’s equally important to find ways to keep them engaged academically. It can be tough to jump...
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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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