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Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Frank Breslin  04.25.2016
Students today grow up in such a distracted and meaningless world that, unless schools give them some idea of where we have come from as...

In Search of the 2,400 SAT Score

Steve Chapple  03.29.2016
Test preparation for college entrance exams, especially for the crucial Scholastic Aptitude Test, has become a $2 billion to $4 billion...

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority Part 3: Leaving Plato's Cave, a Student Guide

Frank Breslin  03.23.2016
Fixed in one brief moment of time and place on an insignificant planet in a minor galaxy, we unaccountably believe that we are the navel...

A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Authority -- Part 2: A Nuanced Guide to Authorities

Frank Breslin  03.11.2016
As you doubtless have realized by now, the questions that ended Part 1 of this series have never been answered in 25 centuries of Western...
Guidelines for Making the Final College Choice

Guidelines for Making the Final College Choice

Jeannie Borin  03. 7.2016
Proceed with caution if you have not visited the college. If you have not had an opportunity to visit and still have time before the final...
How Applications are Evaluated and Decisions are Made

How Applications are Evaluated and Decisions are Made

Jeannie Borin  02.16.2016
Here are some of the important variables in the process. When competition is as keen as it is with highly selective colleges, many factors...
Grow, Grow

Grow, Grow

Ellen Magnis  12. 2.2015
Teens face a variety of complex issues with the transition from childhood to adulthood. When these issues are compounded by perceived scarcity,...

Preparing for College

Dr. Dustin Swanger  10.30.2015
There are a myriad of factors that influence whether a student is successful in college. We all need to explore new methods of delivery....