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Taking a Closer Look at SAT 2s

Taking a Closer Look at SAT 2 Subject Exams and University Testing Policies This is a VERY complicated topic. Get informed by doing your research and using the information below.

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The Myth of Fit

Recorded Webinar: The Myth of Fit and College Research

In 30 minutes College Calm explains how to find colleges that fit students in different ways and shows you all the tools you need to do really good college research. For hyperlinked slides of the presentation, click here. The college search process can be so overwhelming and unfortunately, the cost of college is so high now that families need to due diligence. But where to start? How can my child use his limited time do

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Some Truths about Testing

Standardized testing is often the most unpleasant and anxiety-producing part of the college admissions process. We wanted to take the time to answer your most pressing questions and give you the resources you need to figure out what is best for you. In the coming months, we will also go more in-depth into different topics addressed below. What do my PSAT Scores mean?

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University of California

Completing your UC Application

Steps to Completing your UC Application: Materials You Need: You will need a copy of your transcript, test scores, social security number (optional), CA statewide Student ID (for public HS students) and a credit card. In addition, we recommend going to the UCOP Doorways website  to see the course listings for your school. This will help you determine which classes should be entered for each A-G requirement and if the class is considered honors. You

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Student Synergy Project - Website for a community church

Student Synergy Project: Creating new website for a community church

    The Student Synergy Project is a meaningful self-directed summer project for high school students. Below is a completed project by one of the student participants.Learn more about the Student Synergy Project The Project:  Creating a New Website for a Community Church View Website » From the Student: “I am working with my church to completely redesign their website by creating a new one from scratch through wordpress. I learned website design and worked with different

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