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The process of applying to colleges is an arduous one. Standardized tests, campus visits, alumni interviews, and navigating the complexities of Naviance all add up to hours of work, on top of the time students must spend actually doing their schoolwork. The biggest task, however, is writing the many essays ... Read More
For high school juniors, January is the time to be researching and planning college visits, looking at requirements and applications, and seeing where you stand for the college application season next fall. Overwhelming? It can be, but it doesn't have to be. There are thousands of colleges and universities in ... Read More
The concepts that young readers learn in preschool, kindergarten and first grade will provide a strong foundation for them as they master more complicated texts in the school years to come. These most basic skills are vital to their future success as readers. Unfortunately, many students do not develop a ... Read More
If your child is struggling with a reading disorder, such as dyslexia, or another language-based learning disability, you may be looking for the best reading intervention program to support your child’s learning needs. With so many programs available, it is often difficult to determine which one is the best choice ... Read More
Do you know your child's reading level? Benchmarking elementary reading levels is important in order to help students identify and practice with "just right" texts. For instructional purposes, we want to be sure that a text isn't too easy nor too hard (thus frustrating). Benchmarking reading levels and developmental stages ... Read More