How to De-Stress Applying to College? For Starters, Colleges Should Ask Students if They’ve Taken a Test Prep Course
|09/19/2016||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Every year at about this time, some 12 million high school juniors and seniors across the country start to hyperventilate about their prospects for admission to college.
The US News’ college rankings, which arrived last week, amp up the pressure by defining “success” in terms that most students can’t achieve. In hopes of improving their odds, many sign up for expensive and time-consuming test preparation courses promising improved scores on the SAT and ACT. Although these courses may provide a small competitive advantage–or, in what amounts to the same thing, may neutralize the advantage of other students in read more >>>