1. Listen to Music Not all music starts and ends with “Baby, baby, baby, yea.” There are a number of bands out there with serious lyrical and storytelling chops. Take, for instance, The Decemberists. They blend storytelling and an impressive vocabulary to make for unique lyrics that can teach you a thing or two. Here’s [...] Continue Reading...no comments
How to Prepare for the SAT and ACT over the Summer: Three Tips to Enter Testing Season Fully Prepared.
If you’re wrapping up your sophomore or junior year, you’re probably coming to terms with the fact that the next few semesters are going to be some of the most important in your high school career. Not only will you have a broader range of honors classes, authoritative positions in your extracurricular activities, and AP [...] Continue Reading...no comments
Here is a helpful list of SAT test dates if you are taking the SAT Exam in 2011 or 2012: SAT Exam Test Dates, Registration Closes, Late Registration Closes Nov. 5, 2011, 7-Oct-11, 21-Oct-11 December 3, 2011, 8-Nov-11, 20-Nov-11 January 28, 2012, 30-Dec-11, 13-Jan-12 March 10, 2012, 10-Feb-12, 24-Feb-12 May 5, 2012, 6-Apr-12, 20-Apr-12 June [...] Continue Reading...no comments
Last week we discussed the issue of internet addiction. It is a real disorder that psychologists now recognize – and college students are especially susceptible to it. Today we will cover two related issues: signs of the problem, and how to get help. In the technologically-based age we live in, this may seem exaggerated or [...] Continue Reading...no comments
The idea of leaving for college is a popular symbol for independence, growing into one’s self, and finding new social networks and outlets. What if you decide to go to college close to home – or even – what if you decide to live at home and commute? Instead of hampering your college experience, it [...] Continue Reading...no comments
As many high schools throughout the country prepare to develop new college readiness programs, it’s important to know how high schools can best prepare students for college. The first, and most important thing for schools to know is that a college readiness program must be customized. We’ve noticed many schools adopting “template” models for their [...] Continue Reading...no comments