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An Extra Year

The concept of taking an extra year during the course of one’s education is meeting with greater favor now than ever before.  Whether it comes as a repeat year when entering a competitive independe… Source: An Extra Year

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An Extra Year

The concept of taking an extra year during the course of one’s education is meeting with greater favor now than ever before.  Whether it comes as a repeat year when entering a competitive independent school, a postgraduate year of study, … Continue reading

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Accept The Challenge

ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE One of the most often asked questions by college bound students (and their parents) is whether to take easier courses through the high school years as a way of increasing grade… Source: Accept The Challenge

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Accept The Challenge

ACCEPT THE CHALLENGE One of the most often asked questions by college bound students (and their parents) is whether to take easier courses through the high school years as a way of increasing grade point averages and, presumably, enhancing college … Continue reading

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College Degree & Career

“College” Means Many Things It is generally recognized that a college degree today is roughly equivalent to a high school diploma a century ago. Post-secondary education is essential to assure a li… Source: College Degree & Career

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College Degree & Career

“College” Means Many Things It is generally recognized that a college degree today is roughly equivalent to a high school diploma a century ago. Post-secondary education is essential to assure a life of upward mobility, especially in light of the … Continue reading

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Be Your Best Self

Nearly forty years ago, a well respected New England college director of admissions made the first reference to “the well rounded student,” an almost mythical paradigm that has been chased and ulti… Source: Be Your Best Self

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Be Your Best Self

Nearly forty years ago, a well respected New England college director of admissions made the first reference to “the well rounded student,” an almost mythical paradigm that has been chased and ultimately misinterpreted by millions of students ever since. It … Continue reading

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Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

In the teenage years, it is very difficult to envision that far-distant adult world of professional employment, building a family, or having a boss. Even more difficult is having the discipline to … Source: Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

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Short Term Goals; Long Term Gain

In the teenage years, it is very difficult to envision that far-distant adult world of professional employment, building a family, or having a boss. Even more difficult is having the discipline to prepare for that eventuality. Nonetheless, it is tremendously … Continue reading

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