Transparency in College Admissions is Key to a Fair Policy on Race

As reported in The Chronicle of Higher Education by Rebecca Zwick, last month, the U.S. Supreme Court considered “Fisher II” — the court’s second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. Abigail Noel Fisher, a white applicant who was denied admission to UT-Austin, sued the university in 2008, arguing that its admissions policy was discriminatory because it […]

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Applicants Need to Know a College’s Priorities

  As reported by Forbes —a recent Case Studies Program for seven Tampa Bay independent schools hosted by Berkeley Preparatory School , required Juniors and their parents to read and consider three applicants to fictional “Prestigious University.” I posted about a similar exercise last fall with Does Your Application Have Coherence and Congruence?, but the takeaway this time was different and also […]

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WILL THE REDESIGNED SAT BE A BOON FOR ACT? 

  As reported by Politico.   The  the last administration of the old SAT is next week, and starting in March, students will take the revamped test, which does away with obscure vocabulary words and includes an optional essay. Cyndie Schmeiser, the College Board’s chief of assessment, said she thinks students will be “pleasantly surprised” when […]

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Tutoring Resource Library Items

This is a *sample menu.*  Active links, free templates, and other materials are available through Menu > Resource Library  Free SAT & ACT Test Prep Tools Marketing TPP PTO Outreach – Sample TPP  PTO Memorandum of Understanding – Sample Q1 Marketing Calendar Event Planning Guide – White-Paper Academics SAT vs. ACT vs. Redesigned SAT Infographic […]

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