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Save Your Best Work

Your graded school work can play a very important role in your college application process and even after college. Saving the high school papers that you’re most proud of is a good ideas because there are many occasions when you … Continue reading

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Going The Test Optional Route

Over 800 schools have adopted a test optional policy. These schools do not require standardized test scores to make their admissions decision because they believe test scores are not necessarily representative of a student’s ability or academic potential. However, there … Continue reading

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Take the Stress Out of Standardized Testing

JUNIORS,  there’s so much talk about standardized testing and you may be feeling overwhelmed.  The recent changes to the ACT and the pending changes to the SAT may be adding to your confusion.  The following tips will help you manage … Continue reading

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“Turning the Tide” On College Admissions

Frank Bruni previews a report on college admissions entitled “Turning the Tide” in today’s New York Times. “Turning the Tide”, the work of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, examines the college admissions process and calls for serious changes in order to … Continue reading

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You’ve Done Some Great Work!

Where’s that A+ paper when you need it? Your graded school work can play a very important role in your college application process and beyond. So, save the high school papers that you’re most proud of. Many test optional schools … Continue reading

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Test Optional Schools Offer An Alternate Approach

Not all colleges and universities require students to submit standardized test scores to make their admissions decision. Over 800 schools have adopted this test optional policy because they believe test scores are not necessarily representative of a student’s ability or … Continue reading

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In The News This Summer

Seems like it’s been a summer filled with news about changes in standardized testing: George Washington University announced, effective August 1, 2015, they will no longer require most undergraduate applicants to submit ACT or SAT scores. Those students still required … Continue reading

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