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College Online = Digital Instruction + Childhood Redux

In a recent interview with Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco Chronicle, I shared what one one second year college student now attempting to continue his studies in Northern California not in Boston, called a “bizarre” situation. Tens of thousands of other college students who also returned home from their college campuses are now experiencing: …

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The Value vs. The Cost of the University of California

Recently, Janet Napolitano, current UC President, explained her view of the 190% tuition increase over the last decade, and how the UC system is trying to address cost issues for family: Until about seven or eight years ago, the state paid [more] and the university [through tuition] less. Now the percentages have almost totally flipped, so …

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It’s Possible to Sleep In High School AND Be Admitted to College

To be qualified AND competitive for college admissions only feels like this… Cartoon Credit: Andertoons Related PostsWhat a 99 Year Old Wall Street Trader Knows Scantron Tests: A Jedi Mind Trick? Summer = College Essay Writing?

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To Take or Not Take the SAT Subject Tests

Not all SAT tests are created the same.  There’s the SAT Subject Tests and the SAT Reasoning Test.  Generally, people know the SAT Reasoning Test, as those scores are the ones published over and over in the newspaper and on college admissions offices webpages – simply referred to as the SAT.  However, SAT Subject Tests …

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Guest Post: Life at A Large Public University…Reality vs. Myth

In contrast to a university with a small student population, which another former Creative Marbles client shared in a guest post last spring, life at a large, public, flagship university brings its own benefits and disadvantages.   Sasha and Suzanna, two more past Creative Marbles Consultancy clients, now rising college juniors, share their experiences at …