LSU tweaks admissions policy, to lessen test score emphasis

From Link Private Tutoring: ACT scores are an important part of your complete college application package, but they do not define you. LSU now recognizes that. They Are now going to put more emphasis on letters of recommendation and personal essays instead of rejecting those who score below or 22 out of hand. From theContinue reading “LSU tweaks admissions policy, to lessen test score emphasis”

101 ACT Science Vocabulary Words You Should Know | Albert.io

Note from Link Private Tutoring. I really like this list of ACT science terms as well as the advice on using flash cards and learning 10-20 words at a time. That means start studying these words today! Key concepts to know: direct and inverse relationship, control, control group, experimental group, independent variable, dependent variable, controlledContinue reading “101 ACT Science Vocabulary Words You Should Know | Albert.io”

Transition Word Practice

Many students have trouble choosing the correct conjunctive adverb. The key is to read closely enough to understand clearly the relationship between the two parts of the sentence. http://www.mdc.edu/Kendall/collegeprep/documents2/TRANSITIONAL WORDS AND PHRASESrevised815.pdf

NACAC National College Fairs- Preparing for College: Senior Checklist

My nephew will be a senior in a few weeks. He asked me today what he needs to be doing to prepare for college applications. His goal is to get his entire 5-year Architect degree paid for. I found this article in a quest to find him a complete to-do list. This is an excellentContinue reading “NACAC National College Fairs- Preparing for College: Senior Checklist”

Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship – Scholarships.com

Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship Scholarship – Maximum Amount: $1,000 – Application Deadline: August 15, 2018 – This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate college students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are bettering themselves through education. The application includes an essay section to tell us about your academicContinue reading “Best Foot Forward 2018 Scholarship – Scholarships.com”

Denny’s Hungry for Education Foundation Scholarship – Scholarships.com

Denny’s Hungry for Education Foundation Scholarship Scholarship – HFE’s Mission is to recognize students by awarding deserving students with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny’s efforts to fight childhood hunger. — Read on http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-directory/special-attributes/social-action/dennys-hungry-for-education-foundation-scholarship

ACT and SAT scores not only predictor of college success

For admissions offices that are strapped for time, test scores can provide a place to start to identify whether or not a student will be successful, but da Silva also said there has to be a commitment to reviewing each application and reading the students’ stories as well. “At the end of the day, that’sContinue reading “ACT and SAT scores not only predictor of college success”

ACT Registration Questions- Which are Optional?

As a teacher and a tutor, I am often the one student’s and parents come to for ACT and SAT registration advice, and I’m happy to help. All The questions about what sports are interested in and what classes you’ve taken can take up to 45 minutes to fill out. Some are optional, and someContinue reading “ACT Registration Questions- Which are Optional?”