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Study Strategies
Achieving academic success requires more than just putting in hours of study; it involves tailoring your approach to match your unique learning style. We will explore the effective study strategies endorsed by learning scientists and academic coaches. Whether you’re a high school student, college student, or someone preparing for professional exams with act tutors, understanding...
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Improve Test Scores
Standardized testing plays a significant role in evaluating students’ academic achievement and can have a considerable impact on their future educational opportunities. As these tests hold such importance, it’s natural for students to seek ways to improve their test scores and perform at their best. In this blog, we’ll explore how Mackler Associates, a leading...
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Recently, the College Board, which administers the SAT and the Advanced Placement (AP) exams, announced two significant changes to the SAT and the SAT Subject Tests. First, the SAT will no longer have an essay writing section. The current version with the essay contained a writing prompt that would require a student to compile an...
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In the last several posts on our page we have been investing a lot of efforts into highlighting the noteworthy Opt Out Movement that has been sweeping certain parts of the nation. A lot of our coverage has been on why parents/organizations and some superintendents support the movement, why it’s happening and what it all means. Now...
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There has been a massive shift in how young students in the state of Missouri will be taking their standardized tests. Implemented by MAP (Missouri Assessment Program), the new process for children will replace “filling in the bubble” and No. 2 pencils with a computerized test. There is a concern that the new click-through digital approach...
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While it varies from state to state or city to city whether students are allowed to opt out of “high stakes testing,” there is no denying that The United Opt-Out Movement’s mission has gained momentum. If you’re new to the forum, here is a brief recap of the struggle between standardized tests and parents, students,...
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The group PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) has rolled out new standardized tests in Ohio, resulting in communications between governors, superintendents, and school boards about the potential counter-productive nature of the “over testing” and the digital divide that taking them on computers creates. Some school districts across the country have...
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A student at Parkway North High School in St. Louis had a very rare achievement:
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The final push of the semester is quickly approaching and for some students
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In the state of Colorado there is currently a battle waging between
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