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Posted on November 14, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Many times when we look or help. We ask questions about what to do, but we don't actually engage in completing the tasks needed to get the job done. Let's focus on getting things done. Many people procrastinate in high school thinking they have time and will get things done later. But when the senior year hits, there are so many things that compete for your time. It would be smart of families to start planning and acting on the steps needed to get their child ready for college ...

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High School Honor Society and Now College Remedial Classes??

Posted on October 1, 2012 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

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I am an 18 year old college freshman and I am frustrated. I was a national honors society member and I was on the honor roll every semester of high school. I had mostly honors classes and I completed pre-calculus. Why did I get a 17 on the ACT? Also, I am currently taking remedial math which does not count toward graduation. How does this happen? - Emma

 

Many students and parents assume that their school will give them everyth...

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Athletes' and College Achievement

Posted on July 1, 2012 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I am wondering about sports in college. Are most athletes’ good students or is it hard to play a sport and get good grades? - Melanie

I am glad you are trying to determine how it will impact your success in college. Any extracurricular activity in college will require learning time management. So whether you are an athlete, cheerleader, or majorette, it will require you to put yourself on a study plan to be successful. As an athlete you travel a good porti...

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ACT

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

What do colleges look for besides your ACT score? - Monique

Grades, type of classes, community service, leadership and extracurricular activities including church and work experience

If you’re doing well in high school, will you probably do well in college? - Denise

Not necessarily, students generally will have to learn effective study techniques. Most students experience shock their first semester of college.

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