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"Record Low" Admissions?

“Record Low” Admissions?

Interesting that the NY Times used the words "Record Lows" in the title of this article on the the continuing increase in admissions applications at ...
DIY SAT Prep

DIY SAT Prep

This is not the way I'd recommend you prepare if you have the resources to hire expert coaches. But it is effective (as well as ...
SAT 2370

SAT 2370

Not to brag, but......okay, to brag. One of Bodhisattva SAT Prep's first students just got her scores back from the College Board and "refreshed the ...
University Endowments Under Scrutiny From Congress

University Endowments Under Scrutiny From Congress

...and on the other end of the scale from underfunded public schools, we have the Ivies.I'm not weighing in one way or the other on ...
Zeke And TEP Hits It On The Head

Zeke And TEP Hits It On The Head

Of course we've all thought it at one time or another. I've been thinking it aggressively for five years now. It's why I've set up ...
America, Please Catch Up

America, Please Catch Up

“In math and science, for example, our fourth graders are among the top students globally. By roughly eighth grade, they’re in the middle of the ...
Varsity Academics?

Varsity Academics?

Apparently I am making up for a lax February in posting so much recently. But Will Fitzhugh seems to be onto something. Why isn't there ...
ED In '08

ED In ’08

These folks are not messing around when it comes to raising awareness for education in 2008. Videos worth watching, I think ...
Thank Goodness

Thank Goodness

Glad to hear that the college admissions frenzy should be dying down in a few years. It's getting out of hand ...
High Schoolers Of America, Stop Embarrasing Us

High Schoolers Of America, Stop Embarrasing Us

Pretty bold words, I know. Please, someone tell me that this article in Slate on "what high schoolers don't know" is inaccurate.Otherwise, I may have ...