Category Archives: In The News

Sign Up For Free ACT Prep

ACT Academy is now open. Take advantage of this free resource. Practice, practice, practice to do your best on test day.   Advertisements

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Will it Become Law that High School Students Apply to College?

As reported in USA Today, two New Mexico lawmakers are promoting their proposal to require high school juniors to either apply to at least one college or demonstrate they have made other post-graduation plans. The bill is being sponsored by … Continue reading

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ACT Academy

ACT has announced plans to launch ACT Academy. This new program will be a free online tool to help students learn and practice the skills they need to improve their ACT scores. ACT Academy will provide students with a personalized … Continue reading

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Counselors That Change Lives

Counselors are an invaluable resource for all high school students. The support they provide college bound students is essential. The following counselors have been selected by Colleges That Change Lives as their 2018 Counselors That Change Lives: Beau Baker, Academic … Continue reading

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Do You Need Health Insurance While You’re in College?

Among all the forms you will be sorting through and completing before you go off to college, one you should not ignore is the annual insurance decision form. All college students must maintain health insurance coverage and most schools require … Continue reading

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Congratulations College Bound Initiative

The CollegeBound Initiative (CBI) Celebration on May 30th honored Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Melissa Brenner, Senior Vice President of Digital Media at the NBA, with special recognition to Paula Dofat, Director of College Counseling at the affiliate school … Continue reading

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Rescinded Acceptances At Harvard

We recently published a post regarding how social media can help (or hurt) your college admissions outcome. Your privacy is not guaranteed and what you put on the internet is there for good. Admissions officers do look at  applicants’ social media pages … Continue reading

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