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Testing/Test Prep

Testing Myths Busted
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By Stefanie Toye
November 4, 2020 | 8 minute read

There are some ACT and SAT testing myths out there and, like much in this world, at one time they might have been based in fact. But over the years, these myths have grown into wild...

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Book Recommendations

10 of the Best (and Worst) Sci-Fi Books for Students
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By Christopher Logan
October 30, 2020 | 6 minute read

Someone decided it was a good idea to let me continue ranting about books, so here we are. I’m a mathematician who only had books for friends as a kid, and my fiancé is a Mars Rover...

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College Applications

A Little More Conversation Is Action
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By Arun Ponnusamy
October 21, 2020 | 4 minute read

Register for our upcoming Virtual College Fair here. Admission officers and college counselors of a certain age—myself included—love to regale/terrify high school students with tales of...

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Book Recommendations

Petty Prose, Written with Wit: 11 Books Full of Satire and Sarcasm
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By Christopher Logan
October 14, 2020 | 4 minute read

Welcome back to “opinions no one asked for” with Christopher Logan! In today’s episode, I’m talking about some of my favorite facetious fiction. If you’re in the market for a book and...

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College Research

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual College Visits
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By Megan Carlier
October 7, 2020 | 9 minute read

As a past admissions counselor and someone who is very much still connected to that world through my current work and relationships, I can see how much has changed due to COVID. Students...

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Choosing a College

Debunking Myths about HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)
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By Christopher Logan
September 30, 2020 | 4 minute read

Yes, they are a thing. Yes, they are awesome. Every year, students ask “how about Howard?” want to hear “more about Morehouse,” or need me to “speak on Spelman.” Though I did not attend...

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