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Adapting Perfectly: Changes to the Upcoming AP Exams

Last Updated by Joseph Corace on April 13, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the College Board recently announced significant updates to content, structure, and administration for its upcoming Advanced Placement (AP) exams, with reassurances that it will continue to update school counselors, teachers, and students throughout the month of April, leading up to May’s at-home exam administration. Testing dates are May 11-15 and May 18-22, with a make-up period of June 1-5. View the schedule and content for all exams. Recognizing educational disruption as a result of school closings, College Board is also posting its own free, daily lessons covering all exam subjects.

Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, News, Test-Prep, College Planning, College Board, APUSH

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Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, News, Test-Prep, College Planning, College Board, APUSH

Missed Oct PSAT? Know What To Do

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on December 20, 2017

Are you a high school junior and possible candidate for the National Merit Scholarship, but unable to take the PSAT/NMSQT test on the October national test date? There’s now an alternative action to pursue.

Topics: Test-Prep, College Planning, SAT

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Topics: Test-Prep, College Planning, SAT

WHAT? No Credits Toward College Graduation for Good AP Scores?

Last Updated by Judi Robinovitz on July 31, 2017

We bring to your attention this blog published in early May of this year on cnbc.com concerning students who take AP tests:

Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

3rd Grade State Testing: Do You Know About the Portfolio Option?

Last Updated by Judi Robinovitz on November 18, 2015

 

If your third grader is a struggling reader, you may be on pins and needles about the upcoming FSA (Florida State-wide Assessment) in the spring. Worrying about whether or not your child will pass the standardized test creates stress at home and in school. Assisting your child with weekly tutoring is one option. There’s also another that your local school may fail to share with you.

Topics: College Planning, Educational Consulting

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Topics: College Planning, Educational Consulting

AP, IB, and AICE Programs: A Brief Comparison

Last Updated by Judi Robinovitz on February 2, 2015

 

In the next four postings, we’d like to provide you with insights into the three principal accelerated or advanced programs of study offered to high school students in the US. After we consider each of three programs, we’ll wrap up with a brief comparison.

This first in the series describes the College Board’s familiar Advanced Placement.

Topics: AP Exams, Test-Prep, Tutoring, College Planning, ib

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Topics: AP Exams, Test-Prep, Tutoring, College Planning, ib

Math Requirements - Bright Futures Scholarship

Last Updated by Judi Robinovitz on September 1, 2011

In order to receive Florida Academic Scholars (FAS) and Florida Medallion Scholars (FMS) awards, Florida Statutes require that a student pass four college preparatory math credits at the Algebra I level and above:

Topics: Tutoring, College Planning, Educational Consulting

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Topics: Tutoring, College Planning, Educational Consulting

When to start prepping for the SAT & ACT

Last Updated by Judi Robinovitz on January 29, 2011

High School Students and Parents!

Topics: ACT/SAT, College Planning

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Topics: ACT/SAT, College Planning