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What is a “Rigorous” High School Course Load?

What is a “Rigorous” High School Course Load?

You hear it from guidance counselors, parents, and college reps: “If you want to get into your first choice college, you have to take challenging classes.” It’s true, your academic strengths and abilities as a student are best illustrated through...

Preparing for College

Outsourcing, a poor economy, and more sophisticated technology mean that college is more important than ever. But getting there is about more than getting good grades. Here is a primer on going to college. It used to be that not going to college was a viable option...

A Remedial Future

Community colleges are a great way to ease into the college life. They provide a relatively low cost, quality educational alternative to spending your first two years at expensive four year colleges taking the basics. Unfortunately, many of the students going to...