Tag Archives: Academia

Worried About Your Test Scores? Think Outside of the Box

By now, seniors applying to college have a realistic idea of the likely range where their test scores are falling.  If students are concerned about how their scores might affect their admissions outcomes, they should check which colleges and universities … Continue reading

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The Well Rounded Applicant

For years, applicants to competitive schools and colleges have been advised – by parents, teachers, guidance counselors, college placement officers, and well intentioned friends alike – to present themselves as “well rounded” individuals: involved in everything, good at most things, … Continue reading

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Keep Your Child’s Brain Sharp This Summer

Are you familiar with the term summer slide?  Summer slide is the decline in students’ skills over the summer break from school.  It can have repercussions for even the brightest student. Summer is a great time for outside play, physical … Continue reading

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