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15 Top Summer Programs for High School Students Still Accepting Applications

  Although summer break seems pretty far off, students who plan to use their summers wisely need to start making plans now. Summer offers a lot of unique opportunities for college-bound students to explore their options, familiarize themselves with college life, and boost their college applications. While application deadlines for a lot of programs have already pas…

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Posted March 23rd, 2017

College Admission News Roundup: February, 2017

  Whether your college applications are still months or years away, or whether you’re scrambling to meet a looming application deadline, here are two great articles about college admissions to check out: What the People Who Read Your College Application Really Think, NPR NPR looks behind the curtain at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachuset…

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Posted February 24th, 2017

Betsy DeVos, President Trump, and the Future of Education

    If there is one issue on which our nation’s two major political parties can generally find some common ground, it is education. After all, while each party has vastly differing views on how best to actually go about educating students, just about everyone agrees that education is generally a good thing. And education is, undeniably, important. So …

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Posted February 10th, 2017

Testing Rights and Responsibilities

    Avoid Test Score Cancellation: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities   It’s a nightmare scenario: You diligently prepared for the ACT/SAT/AP exam, you showed up on time, you took the test, you waited for your scores…and then you were notified that your scores were invalidated. All that time and effort went down the drain, and now you’ll hav…

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Posted January 24th, 2017

ACT vs. SAT: Which Test Is Right for You?

    One of the first of many college admissions decisions that students must make is whether to take the ACT, the SAT, or both. On December 14, 2016, C2 Education will present a webinar to help students in this decision. Keep reading to see some of the differences between the tests! Test Timing One of the biggest differences between the two tests invo…

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Posted January 20th, 2017

Study Skills for Parents

    Study Skills for Parents   1. Teach your child that he controls his own success Students often come to believe that doing well in school is about being smart or being lucky. While natural intelligence can give a student an extra edge, school success is about hard work and effort. Each student has control over whether or not he succeeds because…

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Posted January 17th, 2017

Parenting Resolutions

    Parenting Resolutions 1. Meal Planning Helps…No, Really If you often find yourself at a loss as to what to make for dinner (only to end up putting a frozen pizza in the oven in sheer desperation), then you’re not alone. And if you also find yourself thinking, “Yeah, I could plan meals ahead of time, but who has time for that?” you’re als…

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Posted January 13th, 2017

What is your New Year’s Resolution?

What is your New Year’s Resolution? Lose weight? Begin a new hobby? Improve your grades? If it’s to improve grades, then you are not alone. Many students want to improve their grades, but don’t know how. I have always thought that it’s ironic that public schools don’t teach you how to study – we either develop study skills on our own or don’t devel…

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Posted January 4th, 2017