China’s $250 Billion Education Budget
Apr08

China’s $250 Billion Education Budget

Historically, China’s high school graduation rate has been low, but with a $250 billion education budget, that is quickly changing. Are there things the U.S. can learn about educational investment, and about the challenges of such a rapid increase in graduates?

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U.S. Students Lag In International Math Scores
Apr01

U.S. Students Lag In International Math Scores

The U.K. recently hired 60 math teachers from China to help raise international test score averages in the subject. Should the U.S. consider doing likewise?

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College Application Holiday Deadlines: Submit Your Applications Early!
Nov29

College Application Holiday Deadlines: Submit Your Applications Early!

Encourage  your high school student to submit their college applications before the New Year. By: April Bell, Director, Counselor Advocacy | The College Board Help your high school seniors get ahead in the college application process by beating the college application holiday deadlines, and avoid the stress of the “rippling effect” by  implementing a target deadline. Come New Year’s Day, they’ll be celebrating the successful...

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College Admissions Essay Writing Tips
Aug14

College Admissions Essay Writing Tips

A common question college-bound teens ask during a campus visit is: “What do you look for in the college admissions essay?”

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Takeaway Tweets: Back-to-School Super #CampusChat
Aug12

Takeaway Tweets: Back-to-School Super #CampusChat

Back-to-School Tips for Juniors & Seniors Best tips for high school juniors: Focus on grades and course selection Create a college-prep calendar Maintain a strong GPA Study vocab and take time to prep for the SAT/ACT Best tips for high school seniors: Finalize college lists Ask for recommendation letters if you have not already done so Complete college applications Create a calendar of deadlines Write college essays Retake SAT/ACT...

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The Education of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jan16

The Education of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929- 1968) – Graduated from high school at the age of 15 – Received the B. A. degree from Morehouse College (Atlanta, 1948) – Received B. D. from Crozer Theological Seminary (Pennsylvania, 1951) – Ph.D. from Boston University (Boston 1955) – Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1964)     Related Links: Where’d They Go to School?™ Top Tweeters Fortune 500 CEOs Stars of...

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