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Say Goodbye to the SAT Subject Tests and the Optional Essay

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This past Tuesday, the College Board—the organization that runs the SAT testing program and AP exams—announced that it is dropping the SAT Subject tests and the optional essay section of the SAT General Exam. The official reasoning of the College Board is “to reduce and simplify demands on students.” In addition, it plans to allocate…

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College Essay Examples: Effective Techniques

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When writing college application essays it’s easy to FREAK OUT. So how do you summarize your life for a board of admission? How do you finish your last year on a high note while simultaneously writing 20 supplemental college essays? 1. ORGANIZE Take it from the high school senior who didn’t…don’t miss a deadline for…

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