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College Counseling: Public vs. Private School - Which One Is Right For Me?

Ishan Puri | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
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Ishan Puri

Students change, so colleges are instead looking for dynamic individuals that are open-minded, capable of learning, and able to contribute back to their community. These traits can be show at either a private or public school.

Joy Resmovits

SAT Creators Make Civil Rights Hire

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

The College Board, the organization best known for bringing you the SATs and Advanced Placement exams, is trying to branch out -- into civil rights wo...

Howard High School Students, Teachers Earn Cash For AP Test Success

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

Dozens of students at Howard High School in Georgia pocketed $100 each for every Advanced Placement English, math or science exam they passed with a 3...

AP Tests and Ivy League Admission

Bev Taylor | Posted 12.24.2012 | Education
Bev Taylor

As a private college counselor, I know of other students who have also doodled on their AP exams after they've earned their admission. And we feel they're justified to do so

The Global Search for Education: Is Your Child an Innovator?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.15.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

How do you train an innovator? Which schools are doing it better than others? Are teachers equipped with the new skills required to educate students in this decade? Are curricula incorporating the essential content that will help young people become more innovative?

School Gives Students Cash For Good Grades?

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Gone are the days of the gold star, or the smiley-face on the graded test ... now two schools are stepping up their good-grades game by offering a mor...

Tutoring Is A Dirty Word

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Spending huge sums of money on a tutor can never guarantee a straight-A transcript or top standardized test scores

3 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of High School

U.S. News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Success in the college admissions process is rarely a factor of raw talent. There can be little doubt about the pool of talent from which colleges dra...

SAT vs. ACT: Choose Wisely

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

It's not difficult to understand why the ACT has managed to gain popularity. Plain and simple, it's a more straightforward test than the SAT, less intimidating than its more established counterpart.

The Real Reason Private Schools Drop APs

Alex Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alex Mallory

Advanced Placement not only restricts curricula that is vastly superior when decided by teachers in the classroom, but is also a hindrance to submitting a top-notch college application.

AP Testing: Minority Participation Increases But Still Has A Long Way To Go

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Ed. Note:The previous version of this story stated that 14 percent of all Hispanic and Latino students passed an AP exam. The statistics actually stat...

AP Eliminates Guessing Penalty On Tests

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The College Board is about to announce a change in the Advanced Placement program that will end the penalty for wrong answers. So after decades in ...