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Scholarships and State University Acceptances

Now the Most Important Reason Many Parents Need Students With Good SAT / ACT Scores by the Staff of Ivy Bound The weak economy and parent fears have revealed the most important reason for a high SAT score: state college acceptances. State universities have long offered $2000 – $5000 yearly awards to students based on…

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Why an Elite College Provides a Valuable Degree

Regarding the recently published Princeton University study that questions the value of elite college degrees, research and a bit of just plain common sense tells us the Berg Dale – Kreuger study is either very wrong or that the media is drawing the wrong conclusions from it. Common sense says that when corporate recruiters seek…

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Billionaire Colleges

Adapted from Forbes.com, August 2008 What makes certain colleges “factories” for producing multi-millionaires and even billionaires? For one thing, they offer excellent educations. But they also offer networking, which in many cases amounts to a ticket to the old-boys network, still very much in existence these days. Selectivity also helps. The best schools are overwhelmed…

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Speed Reading For Fun

Speedy Reading is both efficient and enjoyable. Getting through an assignment in half the time is enjoyable in itself. Creating time for something fun is inherently good for a child. Speedy reading is practical too, in this day and age almost no modern American adult has zero pressure for time. Speedy Reading gives us MORE…

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Med School Admissions

By Lauren Krumeich Yale Med School, Class of 2015; Parent Liaison & Test Prep Advisor, Ivy Bound Test Prep. Republishing permitted so long as author’s name and contact info are displayed. 1. Introduction: Medical school admissions offices want to see what drives you and how you overcome adversity and push yourself to succeed. These are…

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