As I get older, I find the temptation to talk to myself growing stronger every day. Am I just desperate for intelligent conversation? More likely, experience is revealing to me what many researchers have started to recognize: talking to yourself can be very helpful. What’s so special about sharing aloud the incessant internal dialogue that
College admissions can be very much a numbers game, with quantitative data like grades and test scores carrying a lot of influence. However, more subjective and personal aspects of an application matter too. Am amazing college essay can make an application, while a bland one can break it. If you find yourself uninspired by the
We at Chariot Learning administer a lot of practice tests throughout the greater Rochester area. A LOT of tests. During some busy weekends, we may run 3 or more at different schools, libraries, and other locations. I actually proctor many of these tests myself as a way of meeting students and observing trends. One trend
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A college education often opens doors to a more prosperous and satisfying career. Yet, the members of society who would benefit most from expanded economic opportunities are often the same ones who find higher education so difficult to access. We have more kids going to college than ever before, but a student in the top
Higher education has long been recognized as the doorway to opportunity. A college degree represents far more than proof of extended academic inquiry, which carries, of course, its own rewards. We connect undergraduate and graduate education to highly coveted outcomes like better careers, more money, and increased job satisfaction. College graduates even enjoy better health.
No student should ever take a standardized test like the SAT without seeing it first. That simple but undeniable truth explains why the Official SAT Study Guide has been a perennial best seller in its many incarnations. The 2018 Edition (reminiscent of the classic 10 Real SATs book, is a massive upgrade from its 2016