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Selective Colleges Enroll Few Pell Grant Recipients

According to new analysis from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, the…

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SAT/ACT scores

Improve Your SAT/ACT Scores Now

Testive puts college admissions scholarships within reach

Tyler used Testive and improved his score from 21, which is considered average, to a…

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Using Laptops in Class? It Won’t Help and It Could Hurt

West Point study, like others, nixes tech in the classroom

My point is we need to ask questions about what really works in education, pre-K-college,…

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We Need Better Ways to Predict Student Success

Dominque Jordan Turner of Chicago Scholars explains

Employers and institutions of higher education clearly believe that measurements like ACT scores and grade…

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

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Harold Gregory Branch IV

Young Gifted and Black: 10-Year-Old Genius Finds Niche in School For the Gifted

Parents invest in son’s potential

Parents of two gifted children explain what they do to support their education: lay the…

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States May Shift to SAT, ACT, to Measure Achievement

Can college entrance exams assess content mastery?

States plan to use college entrance exams to measure content mastery though it’s unclear if…

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Graduation Rates Rise, But Do Diplomas Have Value?

Goal of being college and career ready appears to be elusive

High school graduation rates have reached 82%, but graduates continue to score low on college…

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michelle obama

The First Lady Announces ‘Better Make Room’ Campaign

Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative begins new public awareness promotion

Better Make Room says that students reaching toward higher education deserve attention and support. Through…

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3 Ways High School Juniors Can Prepare for College

Campus visits are just one action to take

High school juniors can take three actionable steps to prepare for college: Sign up for…

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Marc Morial, President & CEO, National Urban League

Project Ready: A Pipeline to Post-Secondary Success

Equipping our children for the future

Project Ready, a college preparation program developed by the National Urban League, supports underserved college-bound…

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SAT Scores Are the Lowest in a Decade

Wealthier kids have higher scores

SAT scores drop down to their lowest in a decade, but are SAT scores even…

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These Organizations Make Sure Kids Not Only Go to College But Graduate

Helping students complete their education is their primary focus

At the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference, a panel examines how networks of support help…

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10 Twitter Accounts That Can Prep You For College

From SAT prep to financial assistance, follow these 10 Twitter handles

From SAT prep to financial assistance, follow these 10 Twitter handles

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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