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Summer SAT Updates

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The SAT has released new documents related to the upcoming format change. The educational world, including families of students testing after the change, has been watching the unfolding of the upcoming SAT change. With the beginning of the summer season, the SAT has given us some updates, so we are able to report the new…

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When comparing the CBEST and the CSET Multiple Subject tests, first of all you must remember that these are two very different tests. While there are some similarities that you can use because they both will have multiple choice questions and cover some overlapping material, their differences far outweigh any similarities. You will be better…

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SAT Goes Digital: Going deep into what we know about the next SAT change

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Standardized tests have been an important component in college application packets since the first half of the 1900s. There have been many changes in the frontrunning SAT and ACT exams over the years as the designers strive to make the tests more relevant and effective. Each change raises questions on how to prepare best for…

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How Do I Know if Independent Study is Right for My Student?

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Independent Study is an option of education that involves students working through their coursework separate from a classroom. The organization of independent study can be quite varied depending on the arrangement of the school providing it. In California, as laid out by the Assembly Bill 130, independent study has set guidelines for different grade levels….

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