Finishing High School


Are test scores important? You are more than your scores.
Chad McDermott / Shutterstock.com Standardized tests have become an essential part of the college application process, with most schools requiring scores from at least one test. Students who want a spot at the most competitive schools often take more than one test, even retaking tests multiple times throughout the year […]

Why Do Standardized Tests Matter?







A student prepares to take high school standardized tests one morning after getting off of the bus.
Giphy Standardized tests are notorious for being the bane of high school students’ existence. School-mandated PSAT/NMSQT tests during junior year followed by ACT and SAT testing is enough to induce anxiety, but when you throw on AP exams, IB exams, SAT Subject Tests, and CLEP tests, it seems amazing that […]

Preparing for Standardized Tests









How to Find a Summer Job in High School
Anyone in college admissions will wax poetic about summer jobs. With a summer job, high school students beef up their résumés, use their brains over the summers, and acquire new skills. Students who keep with their summer jobs during the school year are even more impressive. They prove they can […]

Finding a Summer Job in High School



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