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The SAT: New test, new tricks

Pro: Essay is now optional and is NOT factored into the composite score Does not test obscure vocabulary anymore Has no penalty for guessing On average, there is more time for each question Could be better for students who are strong in reading because of

Early starts are not for the faint of heart

There was once a time when the arrival of August marked the halfway point of summer. However, due to the recent changes in the beginning and end dates of the IUSD school year, the arrival of August now means that school is right around the

To weight, or not to weight: the AP dilemma

Weighted By Emily Hu The majority of our society is based on one principle: hard work pays off. This concept explains the desire for higher education that drives many individuals to achieve more than their peers. It is common knowledge that colleges look for applicants

A friend liked your post from October 2009

Some people just haven’t learned how to let it go. I mean, come on. That post was from 2009. Yeah. Six years ago. When a friend—as a joke or out of spite—trawls our Facebook timeline and “likes” our old photos or status updates, it’s hard