Colleges Admissions & Social Media

(US News & World Report ) Darian Somers — Your first impression on a college admissions officer involves more than just an essay, a transcript and some test scores. According to new data, colleges and universities pay attention to what prospective students post on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. In a Kaplan Test Prep survey of more than […]

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Most colleges enroll students who aren’t prepared for higher education

(The Hechinger Report)  By Sarah Butrymowicz — BALTIMORE — The vast majority of public two- and four-year colleges report enrolling students – more than half a million of them–who are not ready for college-level work, a Hechinger Report investigation of 44 states has found. The numbers reveal a glaring gap in the nation’s education system: A high […]

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ACT announces Test Administrator for S. Korea

  January 30, 2017 ACT Selects Fulbright Korean-American Education Commission as ACT Test Administrator in South Korea IOWA CITY, Iowa—ACT has selected Fulbright Korean-American Education Commission (KAEC) as the sole administrator of the ACT® test in South Korea. Under this agreement, ACT tests will be administered by Fulbright, with ACT’s oversight, at a single agreed-upon […]

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SAT and ACT Planning

(Compass Prep) By Bruce Reed — Winter break is over, and it’s time to get serious about college admission testing. From here, your actions and attitudes — two variables you can control — will have the greatest impact on your testing outcomes. Every year, our most successful students are those who are organized and informed. […]

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