A redesigned SAT test will be released next year.
Where are the neighbors? Where are the schools and community organizations? Who reaches out to see what the problem is? Does anyone see this child/youth desperately in need of help and hope? Who listens or offers a helping hand amidst the violence and despair they face daily?
13. So look on the bright side: You could be taking the College Board exam back in 1925. 5. And neither will this cow. Literally
Kids lose their childhoods to appease the college admissions Gods (and their parents), endure record rates of depression and anxiety, and arrive on campus stripped of curiosity or self-knowledge. They excel at following orders, hence they are "excellent sheep."
He discussed testing students as a measure of college preparedness, the issues of inequality and discrimination in the classroom, and the state of the US public education system.
I will be taking the SATs in June and have prepared for months taking numerous practice tests, which still will not guarantee how well I will do. It seems like the questions on both the SAT and ACT get more and more outrageous every year.
There are simply not enough places at these few schools for all the students with perfect grades and perfect scores. Which brings me to Kwasi's essay, what it reveals about him, and what it reveals about what top schools seem to be looking for.
As someone who works with many dozens of hopeful high school seniors every year, yesterday, waiting for the Ivies to make their announcements, was a stressful day.
It might seem a bit early, but if you are in junior high or early high school, this is the perfect time to start to get familiar with the college application process. You do not get do-overs.
That time in parent's lives when we get to be even more in debt, and our kids will graduate with thousands of dollars in college loans before moving back in with us in our trailer. Oh what joy!
The consensus that high school is always full of fun, friends and forever-in-our-hearts memories exists for a select few. For the rest of us, there are ups and there are downs, mistakes and mishaps. Here are five things I wish I knew before I left the world of cafeterias and pep rallies.