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Road Map to Success

Road Map to Success

Why A Practice Test Is Step One in Any Successful SAT or ACT Prep Program Think about all the work involved in preparing for a road trip to your dream destination.  You need to check the gas level in your car’s tank, make sure you packed snacks, and consult a GPS...

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Let’s Work This Summer

Let’s Work This Summer

Having a summer job is a great way for students to gain real-world work experience and earn money.  Sadly, teen labor force participation has been on a steep downward trend for two decades.  In the Washington region, that dip is even more...

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Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Local Volunteer Opportunities for Teens Tis the season for giving back, expressing gratitude and helping others. But the spirit of volunteerism should not be limited to the holiday season. The Washington, DC area offers teens diverse opportunities to serve their...

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SAT versus ACT?  Which Test is Right for Your Student?

SAT versus ACT? Which Test is Right for Your Student?

For high school juniors, the first big decision of the college application process may be:  should I take the SAT or ACT?  Choice can be a good thing but, in this case, it’s better for students to make an informed decision based on which test will best showcase their...

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