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  • Close the Door

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    The best way to write your essays is to close the door, turn off your notifications, and focus! Here's why.

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  • 12 ACT Hacks You Need to Know

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    Standardized testing is one of the rites of passage for high school juniors these days. Many high schools are offering free ACT and WorkKeys (ACT's career prep test) exams as their official standardized testing for 11th graders.

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  • What is Rigor and How Do I Get Some?

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    Most students ask: “Is it better to get a B in an AP class or an A in a regular class?”

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  • College: Your Chance to Find True Peers

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    One of the biggest challenges for gifted children and their parents is the ability to find true peers: other kids their age who also match on an…

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  • 28 Super Sites to Jump Start Your Scholarship Search

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    Guess what my number one question was this month? Scholarships! Paying for college is no joke, even if you have savings in the bank. The average…

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  • Why was I rejected from my dream school when someone less qualified got in?

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    First off, life isn't fair. Second, unless you were in the room where the admission decision was made, you don't know

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