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Is That a Good SAT or ACT Score?

When the SAT or ACT scores come out, the first question we hear is “is that a good SAT or ACT score?” This is a tough question to answer because “good” is very relative. Before I answer that question for … Continue reading

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When Should I Prepare for and Take the SAT or ACT? Part II

In the last blog, we talked about questions to consider when planning your SAT and ACT test dates and preparation for those tests during junior and senior year.  You can check out those questions here.  Now that you know what … Continue reading

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My SAT or ACT Scores Came Back–Now What?

One of the most common questions that we receive is regarding what to do after SAT or ACT scores come back.  Most juniors have already taken or will soon be taking their first SAT and/or ACT.  Once they see their … Continue reading

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Technology in the Classroom

A lot has changed in the classroom over the many years the United States has offered public education. Perhaps no change is as obvious as that occurring in technology. Typing on a computer has replaced the emphasis on writing by … Continue reading

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Education or Incarceration?

In the last 20 years, state spending on prisons has grown six times faster than spending on higher education. In the 20 years from 1987 to 2007, the nation’s prisons grew by one million people. And the harshest statistic of … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Return of School

Find a quiet spot in your house and listen carefully. If you pay attention, you may be able to hear the collective groan of students across the country upset about having to return to school. The end of summer vacation … Continue reading

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