Sleep Matters

Ahhh, sleep! Yeah, we’re sure you’ve heard this before…but it’s true: sleep is incredibly important when it comes to doing well on tests and remembering things you’ve learned. Without it, your brain won’t have the time it needs to do its work cataloguing all the information it has processed in a day. Yes, you read…

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Guide for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid  An often heard saying in higher education is that financing a college education is like a three-legged stool: the family, the college, and the federal government. It is important to keep in mind the order in which the three legs are listed. Although much is written about the vast amount of monies available…

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ACT Cancels Remote Proctoring Implementation for 2020-2021

Although it seemed the ACT was making significant plans to offer a remote testing option this year, a February 23rd post on the ACT website announced they were no longer pursuing this option for the near term. ACT CEO Janet Godwin said:  “Extensive research, planning, testing and collaboration between team members and partner organizations has…

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Colleges That Have Changed Testing Requirements Due to Covid-19

SAT or ACT still required. No longer require or recommend SAT Subject tests Brown University Harvard University MIT *will not consider SAT subject tests even if sent Princeton University Yale University *will not consider SAT subject tests even if sent SAT or ACT optional for 1 year (2020-2021 admissions cycle) Abilene Christian University Amherst College…

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