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The “New” SAT: What Busy Parents Need To Know

          The college admissions process hits parents hard during the tough adolescent years, adding a complex task at the tail end of the difficult job of raising teenagers. The new SAT, hitting the streets in the … Continue reading

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How To Make Sense Of SAT and ACT Scores

Even though the ACT has taken over market share from the SAT, many parents and teachers are still not  comfortable with interpreting ACT results.  The people who design these tests know this, and you can google “ACT-SAT Concordance” to get … Continue reading

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Columbia Football: Familiar With Failure

For a leading university which is so good at so many things, both academic and athletic, Columbia’s perennial weakness in football seems hard to understand.  Going into yesterday’s 48-7 loss to Brown, Columbia was already 0 and 9 this season. … Continue reading

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