Monthly Archives: September 2013
The College Board announced yesterday that its latest results show the nearly 6 out of 10 who took the SAT are unprepared for college level work. Students scoring just below 1500 (totaling the three SAT components) are not ready to … Continue reading
Data from the preceding blog was obtained from “The Great Stagnation of American Education,” by Robert Gordon, a professor at Northwestern University. It was printed in The New York Times, Sunday September 6, 2013.
I am working with seniors now on their Common Application essays. One boy is struggling with a topic. He fees his life has been too normal to be of interest to anyone but himself. There is still lots to dig … Continue reading
Johns Hopkins School of Education awarded service dog Kirsh, owned by Carlos Mora, a master’s degree at the May 23rd graduation ceremony. “Since Kirsh sat through every class with Carlos, both will receive a master’s degree in mental health counseling. … Continue reading
“Cornell University, Ithaca NY is one of many Common Application member colleges with ‘stealth essays’ that don’t appear until college-specific questions have been answered… ‘Undecided’ is not an option for selecting one of Cornell’s colleges or schools. You have to … Continue reading