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Tough Times Strain Colleges, Rich and Poor

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

This is an interesting article: Read More

The declining market and college admissions

Friday, October 17, 2008

As the stock market drastically falls, so too do college endowment funds ― which underwrite the cost of scholarships and financial aid packages. In fact, most of these endowment funds have lost more than 30% of their value in recent months. Read More

How important is the SAT?

Friday, October 03, 2008

A recent poll of 500 universities revealed the following significant data: Read More

The Economic Value of Test Prep

Thursday, October 02, 2008

As families face tough economic decisions, they sacrifice their children’s exta-curricular and enrichment programs. Elite athletic travel teams are forced to fold as once-popular tournaments shrink in number or disappear. That trend is mirrored in academic areas. Test preparation for college entrance (SAT/ACT) and AP exams falls to the wayside, too. Yet few families realize the long-term financial repercussions that such decisions about exams can have. Read More

The SAT/ACT are here to stay!

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Greetings from Seattle, where the NACAC Conference (National Association for College Admissions Counseling) is just winding down. Yesterday, Harvard’s Dean of Admission, Bill Fitzsimmons, who led a 21-member commission in a year-long study on the use of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, announced their overwhelming conclusion: these tests — as well as preparation for them — are here to stay! Read More

Facing Up to FaceBook

Friday, September 26, 2008

Why would anyone want to climb a high peak? The famous rejoinder, of course, has long been, “Because it’s there!” Moving right along, people from all walks of life ask a similar question regarding MySpace and FaceBook: Why publish items of sometimes keen personal interest for all the world to see? Answer: because it’s there. And, by the way, we’re deep in the throes of the Information(-glut) Age. Read More

About the Blog

Monday, September 22, 2008

Welcome to Score At The Top’s Blog. This Blog will serve as a commentary on the world of education and will cover topics from across the board, i.e., the latest developments in the SAT/ACT, college admissions, politics, education in general, and what’s going on in the rest of the world. Stay tuned for Blog entries from our directors, our tutors, and even our founder, Read More

Blame it on the SAT!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Do you wonder why Florida seniors often have trouble getting into their first-choice colleges? Blame it on the SAT! Read More