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Inside Higher Ed – Parents: Help or Hindrance

Parents are getting a bad rap. “So say researchers who studied the relationship between parental involvement and their children’s development as college students over a four-year period — and found that students whose parents were significantly involved in their lives … Continue reading

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From Kaplan: New security rules for SAT and ACT registration

Dear Educator, As you may have already heard, the College Board and ETS will implement enhanced security measures in the fall of the 2012 – 2013 school year for all SAT® test-takers. The purpose of the changes is to maintain … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge to Race-Conscious Admissions at U. of Texas

“The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it would take up a lawsuit challenging race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas, setting the stage for it to reconsider affirmative-action policies that it had ruled constitutional in 2003, before its … Continue reading

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Inside Higher Ed: Enrollments Grow, but More Slowly

“As the recession took hold of the U.S. economy in late 2008, Americans did what they often do in bad economic times: went back for more schooling. That’s why the last report from the federal government about college and university … Continue reading

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New FAFSA Tool for Counselors

 This is an easy, fast tool to tell you how many students in your senior class have completed the FAFSA.  I had an unfortunate shock when I used it to look up my schoool… As we are in the midst … Continue reading

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund @ High School for Health Professions & Human Services, April 21, 2012

Please click here to view a flier for the Steps for Success event on Saturday, April 21, 2012 hosted by HS for Health Professions in collaboration with Liberty Partnerships Program.  The event is free and open to the community.  Breakfast … Continue reading

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New SAT registration requirements for the 2012-2013 school year

Starting this Fall, students will need to upload a digital photo of themselves when registering for the SAT or SAT Subject Tests online.  The full press release that articulates the new registration and test day procedures is available via the … Continue reading

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