Volume 9, Issue 10
Admission to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs has become increasingly competitive, so it’s important to do your homework when it comes to identifying programs that meet your academic and career goals.
With all of the stress, pressure and confusion surrounding the college admissions process, it’s no wonder that people start to develop their own theories on how it all works. You’ve likely heard a “secret” admissions rumor from a friend of a friend that has made you panic. But what is the truth?
We spend a lot of time talking about grades, courses, and academic improvement. However, we don’t often talk about the people who help make these things possible: your teachers. In the US alone, there are over 3.7 million elementary and high school teachers. Teachers are the facilitators who help take students’ learning and progress to the next level, but influencing the way students learn doesn’t start and end in the classroom. There are many facets to the elementary and secondary education system, and there’s more you can do with an education degree than just teach.