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Top five considerations in choosing your classes for next year

Last Updated on Feb 11, 2021 5:50:00 AM


Now that college acceptance letters are gracing mailboxes across the country with life-changing news for high school seniors, it’s time for you to think very carefully about what your high school transcript will reveal when your turn comes to apply to college. These five elements of your high school life to date should guide your planning now: 

Topics: AP Exams, Educational-Consulting, AICE, ib, Course Selection

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Topics: AP Exams, Educational-Consulting, AICE, ib, Course Selection

The Latest Intel on College Admissions & Testing in Light of Covid-19

Last Updated on Mar 23, 2020 4:54:55 PM

Summer vacation came in the spring this year, brought to us by the Coronavirus and its attendant bumper crop of lemons. And when you’re given lemons….

Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, ACT/SAT, Virtual, Coronavirus

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Topics: AP Exams, Study Tips, ACT/SAT, Virtual, Coronavirus

AP Exam Update from the College Board

Last Updated on Mar 21, 2020 9:54:03 AM

The College Board just announced its plan for the 2020 AP exams on their AP website:

Topics: AP Exams, Coronavirus

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Topics: AP Exams, Coronavirus

Coalition Application and Self-Reporting Records

Last Updated on Sep 22, 2017 11:25:36 AM

Not all applications for Florida universities are created equal. There are important differences and knowing them can save you time, effort and frustration in the application process. 

Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

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Topics: AP Exams, Test Scores, College Admission, College Application, College Planning

Enhancing your curriculum: Dual Enrollment vs AP

Last Updated on Jan 24, 2015 11:01:00 AM

 

Public schools in Florida permit students in good academic standing to take a dual enrollment class. Typically, this means a course at one of the state college or university campuses.

When students consider their high school courses and how their transcript will look to an admissions officer, they should keep the following in mind: almost all selective colleges prefer that students enroll in AP-level classes at their own schools rather than in dual enrollment classes elsewhere ― unless there is no equivalent higher level high school or AP course available. Occasionally, a dual enrollment class is actually given at a public high school. Some private schools allow their students to dual enroll, while others do not.

Topics: AP Exams, Test-Prep, Private-School

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Topics: AP Exams, Test-Prep, Private-School