In This Issue:
|A New Twist on College Admissions Essays
Colleges are asking prospective students to show a little more flair this year, giving students room to creatively express their personalities in their application essays. New essay questions require students to branch out from the standard responses so often submitted with college applications.
|SAT and ACT Proctored Exam Schedule for Spring 2013
Free, no-obligation, proctored ACT and SAT practice exams are open to current A+ students and to members of the community.
|Preparation for College Requires More Than Academics
A number of education experts say that students' lack of "soft skills" such as time management, socialization skills, and dealing with failure, contribute to low college-completion rates in the United States.