July 31, 2017

From the Preposphere: July 31, 2017

Here's the July linkfest for your reading enjoyment!


"A recap of which test dates are still available for rising seniors may help you solidify your test prep plans." (Compass Prep)

SAT/ACT Reading: Background knowledge matters more than you think. (Erica Meltzer)

"Learn the 5 most common mistakes students make when prepping for the ACT." (SuperTutorTV)

Brooke Hanson shares strategies designed to help students score a perfect 36 on the ACT. (SuperTutorTV)


Your AP Scores are Here – Now What? (AppleRouth)

"We’ve got the 17 things you need to do the summer before college." (AppleRouth)

"These steps are meant to guide you and your child through the college admissions process." (PrepExpert)

"Time and finances limit most families to a handful of in-person visits, so using online tours to narrow the list can be very beneficial." (AppleRouth)

"Consider one of these 15 colleges, which Richard Moll noted in his book The Public Ivys: A Guide to America’s Best Public Undergraduate Colleges and Universities as the so-called “Public Ivys.” " (LovetheSAT)

"Let’s take a look at the top 2 global universities in Europe, the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge." (LovetheSAT)

"If you want to get into your Dream School, stop trying to “find your passion” and start collecting a list of your unique strengths and interests." (DreamSchoolProject)

"The key is WHAT you do in college, not WHERE you go to college." (Audrey Slaughter)

"Brooke Hanson shares 5 types of college entrance/application essays that WILL NOT help you get into the school of your choice." (SuperTutorTV)


"Knowledge is not only cumulative, it grows exponentially. Those with a rich base of factual knowledge find it easier to learn more—the rich get richer. In addition, factual knowledge enhances cognitive processes like problem solving and reasoning." (American Federation of Teachers)

"To boost your student’s brainpower, and give him or her all the energy needed for long study sessions, you should establish a diet that features lots of water, whole grains, berries, vegetables, beans, fish, nuts, and seeds, and limits trans fats and sugar." (PrepExpert)


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