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Preparing for the ACT

Preparing for the ACT

Grace Klebe, news editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under News

For a month and a half before the test, he studied for an hour every night. He attended tutoring sessions, took practice tests three Saturdays prior, worked from a book and on the internet and normalized his sleep schedule by going to bed at 10:30 p.m. and waking up at 6:30 a.m. every day. Even the w...

Issues: Standardized test prep affordability

Issues: Standardized test prep affordability

Adler Bowman, web editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

With a TI-84 calculator and No. 2 pencil trapped in a sweaty grip, high school students across the United States file into freezing classrooms at 8 a.m. on a Saturday to take a test. A test thought to be an equalizer, to level the playing field between college applicants from all schools, ethnicities a...

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