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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Most SAT Takers Not Prepared To Succeed In College

The College Board reports that less than half of those who took the SATs in 2013 are ready to succeed in college.

01/14/2014

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More US Schools Using Cambridge College Prep

Cambridge University has educated students for more than 800 years and now its pre-collegiate courses are spreading internationally.

12/17/2013

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The Best College Readiness Program

The AVID college ‘readiness’ program teaches students how to manage their lives and ask the right questions.

09/30/2013

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More Students Taking ACT Test

Until recently, the ACT college admissions test was the stepchild of the SAT but now more students are taking both.

09/09/2013

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Brotherly Love: Teaching Tech To High School Kids

President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.

02/19/2013

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Guide To Tutoring Services In The Philadelphia Area

Summer is here, but before you know it, it’ll be time to put the bathing suits away and head to the library.

07/21/2011

SAT Savior

Harvard student Jason Shah started INeedAPencil.com — a website offering 60 sessions of free SAT prep in “conversational” language with sports analogies and practice exams.

01/17/2011

Two Local College Preparatory Nonprofits Are Merging

White-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures are stable nonprofits, each with the mission of helping Philadelphia public school students get to college, and succeed once they get there.

12/11/2010

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