The Insider's Guide to Education

February 7, 2018

Now that college acceptances are rolling in, how do I decide which to attend? Your hard work in high school has paid off. You took your SAT/ACT exams, got the best grades you could, and filled out as many applications as you needed to. Acceptance letters are starting to come in and you need to ...

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Academic New Year's Resolutions Making resolutions is a new year's tradition that helps people change an aspect they don't like about themselves, or that helps them accomplish a goal. If your goal this year is to become a better student, here are a few new year's resolutions that can help you ...

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Each year, roughly 1.5 million students take the SAT and roughly the same number of students take the ACT each year as well. Most college bound students need to take one of these tests to showcase their academic abilities and gain admission to the college of their choosing. (Curious about test ...

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The college admissions process can take quite a toll on a student and even an entire family. Starting with visiting colleges and figuring out where to apply and then trying to complete the various parts of an application to make it stand out among the thousands of others that college admissions ...

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In so many ways, organization seems to be a lost art. Yet, being organized can easily translate into a healthy home life and better academic performance. Despite all of the technological advancements that have enhanced our lives over the last 20 years, some of the best organizational strategies are ...

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Demonstrated Interest is a term colleges use to describe how much a student is interested in attending their school. It encompasses every touch point that a student has with a specific college. Touch points can include visiting a school, emailing an admissions officer, sending a thank you note ...

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College Admissions tips to get you started for the new school year. This means you: freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors! Read our tips that will help you get ready, whether you are a freshman just on your way to high school, or a senior counting down the months until college. Read our ...

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Consider the following statistics from an MSNBC article by Dr. Ruth Peters, who consulted the Johns Hopkins University Center for Summer Learning: All students experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. On average, students lose ...

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College Freshmen face a host of new challenges; and addressing challenges are what students with ADD or ADHD are accustomed to. The lessons these students have learned along the way will serve them well in college, where success is attainable for every student. My own daughter had an IEP since ...

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Stuck for ideas on how to motivate your child to perform better in school?  Read on… Lack of motivation is a common issue with young students who do poorly in school. As parents, we all know it’s important to help inspire your child to put the best effort forth into learning and performing well ...

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