Katelyn McAdam

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5 Leadership Scholarships You Should Apply For

As you may have noticed, community involvement is becoming increasingly significant in your college applications. Of course, colleges and universities look for students who will succeed academically. However, they also want students to involved outside the classroom. Ultimately, it goes back to what you can do for the school. Or, how you will make the school a …
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13 Things Teachers Actually Do During the Summer

It’s the last day of school, and the bell is about to ring. The students in your classroom can barely contain their excitement and they’re probably begging you to let them go “just one minute early”. Part of you wants to set them free so you can sit down and close your eyes for half …
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Registering for the ACT/SAT: How to Choose Your Testing Location

You’ve decided to take the next step for your future–you’re signing up for the ACT or SAT. Congrats! I know, I know–calm down, it’s a test, it’s not that exciting. But if you’re registering for the ACT/SAT that means college is on your radar and you’re planning for what just might be the best 4 (ish) …
A perfect ACT score of 36 is elusive, but that shouldn't stop you from getting into your dream school.

What To Do If You Don’t Have a Perfect ACT Score

The highest possible and perfect ACT score is a 36. However, the ACT Profile Report for last year’s graduating class (2017), indicates that of the 2,030,038 students who took the ACT, only 2,760 earned a perfect ACT score. So for the vast majority of us, that 36 will remain elusive. But that doesn’t mean you …
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Online M.Ed. or M.A. School Counseling Degrees

Our students need school counselors, it’s that simple. There is no “typical” day in the life of a school counselor–every day is different. What you will spend the majority of your time doing depends on what level you’re in. For example, elementary school counselors will spend a lot of time doing classroom guidance, whereas a high …
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How To Break Down Your ACT Score

ACT test scores range from 1 to 36. The composite score is based on an average of the English, math, reading, and science section tests. The average ACT score, for the 2015-2016 school year, is a 21, with a standard deviation of 5.4. The distribution of scores looks a little something like this:  From that, …