Tag Archives: Sarah C. Reese

The Attraction of America’s Top Ranked Schools – It’s More Than the Rankings

The attraction of American leading schools is understandable.  These institutions feature breathtaking campuses, excellent and varied student housing, leading professors, superb facilities and a vast range of majors, clubs and sports.  Unfortunately, to many international students, the eight institutions of … Continue reading

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The Most Complex Higher Education Entrance Process in the World

Virtually all of this year’s college admission decisions have been made and communicated to students. The increased variety of admissions plans (rolling, early decision, early action etc.), applications deadlines, test requirements, and the bewildering non-pattern of reply dates make our … Continue reading

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Welcome, CA4! – Essential Information for High School Juniors

Applicants applying to colleges this coming fall and winter will have the all new Common Application, fourth version, at their fingertips, the result of two years and $8 million dollars spent on research and development. Its most significant feature is … Continue reading

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Tough Times For Young Veterinarians

Animal-lovers in childhood often dream of making a career as a veterinarian. For years, this path, a highly selective and expensive one then and now, meant assured, steady work. Current trends in both the economy and education suggest that students … Continue reading

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Commentary on the New SAT

Since the last significant revisions of the SAT were in 1994 and 1995, it appears to be nigh time for a thorough re-thinking of the SAT by the College Board, as was announced on Monday of this week. Given that … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on MOOCs From IESolutions

The development of MOOCs inaugurates an exciting and unprecedented moment in education. For the first time, we can really speak about global learning and global education in actual terms. The chance for leading scholars to reach and teach virtually anyone … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons To Attend a College (Instead of learning online via a MOOC!)

Being in a live classroom filled with bright learners from a variety of backgrounds is an incomparable setting to learn and grow.  Developing leadership skills in clubs and student organizations gets you ready for a career. Speaking and thinking skills … Continue reading

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