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Pros and Cons of Getting a Tutor

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There are several benefits of getting a tutor for your child, but along with the benefits, there are also a few downsides. Understanding the pros and cons will shield you from any unpleasant surprises. PRO: Students Get Customized Learning Sessions It’s an accepted fact that people have different learning styles. However, in a classroom environment, …
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Which are Better: Honors or AP Classes In High School?

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Honors classes and AP classes are completely different from one another in several aspects. The most significant difference between the two is associated with college credit. Understanding the difference and advantages of both of these classes can help you make a more informed decision about which one is better for you. Advantages Of Taking Honors …
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Myth: Ivy Leagues are the Most Selective Schools

It's a myth that Ivy League schools are the most selective schools college admissions
It’s a common thought that Ivy League schools are the most selective schools of all the colleges and universities in the United States. You’ll find that’s not exactly the case. Ivy League Acceptance Rates Harvard is the most selective school out of the Ivy Leagues, selecting only 5% of applicants, with Yale right behind, only accepting …
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Myth: Most Students Are Not Accepted into Their First Pick School

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You might have heard how a surprisingly large percentage of college students aren’t attending their first choice schools. The number has been increasing steadily since 2006 (in 2011, around 43% of students did not attend their first choice schools, the lowest number since UCLA began conducting the student survey in 1974). However, it’s not necessarily …
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What NOT to Ask During a College Visit

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During your college visits, you may have a list of questions you want to ask, either as a student or a parent. These may include questions about the campus life, classes, majors, or town. There are a few questions though that you will want to steer clear of. Here are some ones you don’t want …
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