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Volume 11, Issue 3

SAT and ACT Myths Debunked: The Truth About Standardized Tests and College Admission

Standardized tests are a controversial factor in the college admissions process, and with so many opinions on the value of these college entrance exams, misinformation can run rampant. From the value of one test over the other to how to prepare and how scores affect a student’s chances of admission, there are many myths out there about the SAT and ACT.

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Tips for College Visits This Spring

Spring is a great time for college-bound juniors and their families to visit college campuses. As juniors prepare for the college admissions process in the fall, they need to be building and refining their college lists – and one of the best ways to get to know a college is to visit the campus and attend an admissions information session to learn more about the school, its programs, and what it takes to gain admission.

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Dr. Kat’s List: 5 Colleges for STEM Majors

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is a hot topic in higher education, with many colleges expanding their STEM programs in order to meet student demand. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, “employment in occupations related to STEM is projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022.”

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