Category Education

Check us out in The Washington Post! Les

Check us out in The Washington Post! Leslie Atkin leads a college essay workshop at Wheaton High School in Maryland on Oct. 17. (Bonnie Jo Mount/Washington Post) https://collegeandcareeradvice.wordpress.com/2017/11/16/students-race-to-craft-forceful-college-essays-as-deadlines-near/ #collegeadvice #careeradvice #careers #jobsearch #lifechange Advertisements

Students race to craft forceful college essays as deadlines near

Leslie Atkin leads a college essay workshop at Wheaton High School in Maryland on Oct. 17. (Bonnie Jo Mount/Washington Post) Find a telling anecdote about your 17 years on this planet. Examine your values, goals, achievements and perhaps even failures to gain insight into the essential you. Then weave it together in a punchy essay […]

Viewpoint discussion “Preparing for College”

Viewpoint discussion “Preparing for College” useful information for parents and students!

10 Strategies You Need To Prepare Your Child For College & Huge Scholarships

Beginning in October, Cynthia Davis will be offering online classes for 8-11th grade high school parents. All you need is a computer, phone or a headset. Price is reasonable. To join, simply email Cynthia at: chammonddavis@yahoo.com  

Everything You Need to Know About the New SAT

The new SAT will soon arrive on a wave of bold promises. The College Board has said its redesigned admission test would contain “no more mysteries.” Instead of being a riddle to solve, it would correspond with high-school curriculums and better reflect what students have learned. The pitch sounds good. But is it true? In […]

Common Core: Standard Children? – We can

Common Core: Standard Children? – We cannot wish away our biological limitations because we find them inconvenient. http://ow.ly/32Ii1j

The Key to Modernizing Education – “The

The Key to Modernizing Education – “The gateways we have in education . . . have a huge influence . . .” http://ow.ly/31RNO0

How the Arts Prepare for a Life’s Work

How the Arts Prepare for a Life’s Work in any Discipline – Including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math http://ow.ly/31O8uf

The New 2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts

Got this from the Common Application Website! Here are the new 2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts! Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. The lessons we take from failure can […]

What I’m liking right now: “There’s m

What I’m liking right now: “There’s more to life than likes” http://ow.ly/2VrpAt