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InLikeMe Newsletter — August 15, 2013

 

 

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Testing Timer Watch Helps Students on ACT

One of the biggest challenges students face on college entrance exams is managing their time. Many students spend valuable test time checking the clock to figure out how much time is left and if they are on pace to finish.  Made specifically for the ACT, the Testing Timers ACT aTest Timer Watch contains preset timing for all 5 sections of the test: English, Math, Reading, Science and Writing…..

Choosing a Great Topic for Your Application Essay

August is a great time to get a jump start on application essays…. 

16 Great College Research Websites and Resources

What do Unigo, Campus Prowler, CollegeXpress, YOUniversityTV and Big Future have in common?

TEST PREP BOOK OF THE WEEK:

The ACT for Bad Test Takers

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS RESOURCE OF THE WEEK:

Ivy Admission Information — Accepted10Percent.com

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ADMISSIONS EDGE:

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Recommendations for Recommendations

Many colleges will require two or three recommendations from high school teachers, coaches, guidance counselors or others who know you in an academic, extra-curricular or leadership capacity. Admissions officers rely on letters of recommendation to round out and confirm their picture of you as a candidate.

AP Score Distribution, By Exam, for 2013, 2012, 2011

Students, parents and teachers are often surprised to learn that AP Exams are not scored on a typical bell-shaped curve. During recent years pass rates (scores of “3” or higher) ranged from >80% on BC Calculus (between 45% and 50% of students typically receive a “5”) to ~50% on many of the history, social sciences, and English exams.     

ENTRANCE EXAMS:

Test Timer Watch Helps Students on ACT

Many students spend valuable test time checking the clock to figure out how much time is left and if they are on pace to finish.

 

ACT or SAT?: Choosing the Right Exam For You This Princeton Review book can help you decide based on an assessment of  your strengths, weaknesses and personal test-taking skills.

APPLICATION ESSAYS:

19 Application Essay Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Summer is a great time to get a jump start on college admission essays. Many students trip over common obstacles in their application essays. For example, many students can’t see beyond the superficial prompt to construct an essay that positively communicates their personality and passion. Some students rehash their activities and achievements without adding the personal flavor, perspective and substance that admissions officers look for. Learn how to avoid these and other damaging traps.

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ACT – Sept 21

SAT – Oct 5

ACT – Oct 26

SAT – Nov 2

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COLLEGE OF THE WEEK:

College of William and Mary, Virginia

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