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Mythbuster: Elite Prep Academy Students Have a Golden Ticket in College Admissions

” The Myth:  College admissions is a piece of cake if you have a monogrammed sweater or a crest-emblazoned blazer. The Truth: College admissions departments across the country will draw at least half of their enrolling classes from public schools. Getting into college is not like gaining access to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory! It is […]

New site helps students and their parents get excited about college

A new online resource has recently been launched by the government to encourage high school students to go to college and to help them figure out how to get there. It also helps their parents learn how to be supportive partners throughout the process. College.gov, the new website, was implemented by the United States Department […]

The ACT Unravelled

” The ACT has four parts measuring understanding and ability in English, mathematics, reading comprehension, and science reasoning. Composite scores are reported on a scale of 1 to 36. Unlike the SAT, the ACT includes a writing test that is optional, so check with the colleges on your application list to see if they require […]