Male vs. Female – WHO Scores Higher on the ACT?!

Guest Blog by Kristine Thorndyke.     Curious to know which sex does better on the ACT test? Have a look at this infographic to see how the average scores vary by gender.   When every student fills out the student identification form for the ACT, they must answer some questions regarding their age, race/ethnicity, […]

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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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How is a personal college advisor different from a high school counselor?

by Shane Bybee, Founder,  Bybee College Prep It’s not uncommon to hear parents ask why high school counselors aren’t able to do some of the things that a private college advisor or a college admissions coach does. While it might seem like a natural extension of their responsibilities, it actually isn’t. High school counselors are […]

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A Look Back: 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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