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What Makes For Success In School?

Anna North, a staff writer  for the New York Times, reported on January 11, 2015 (“Smarts  vs Personality in School,”): “Some researchers say that personality could be even more important than native ability in academic settings.” This research leads educators … Continue reading

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NACAC Statistics and the Role of the Educational Consultant

    In an earlier IESolutions blog, we have reported on the findings of the most recent NACAC survey of college admissions offices. Essentially, survey results suggest that more than half of all applicants are admitted to more than half of American colleges … Continue reading

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Families with more than one child always want to provide for each in equal measure. We can’t permit one of our kids to attend an expensive summer camp, if we can’t afford to send the others when their time comes. … Continue reading

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  Whether considering public schools, private day or boarding schools, colleges or universities, the debate never ends. Some parents don’t even want to discuss sending their children to a large school or college.  There won’t be enough structure. My child … Continue reading

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