STEM schools are not for every student, but they can help with college admission.
The annual PREPSKILLS US College Expo will come with a twist this year – attendees can chat with a current Canadian student enrolled in the US, who will be able to answer their questions and provide reassurance. The new technology …
Try this multiple-choice test with language and math sections, developed for Toronto Star Touch by PREPSKILLS Inc.
U.S. colleges often consider attributes of prospective students beyond academics, including life experience, volunteerism, and part-time work.
Families should begin as early as grade 9. US colleges look at all grades from 9 through 12-not just grade 12. Although it’s hard work, I have seen how early preparation makes dreams become reality.
One of the key reasons STEM has come to the forefront of modern education is the lack of women in jobs involving science, technology, engineering and math, with studies showing that what begins as an equal number of boys and girls interested in math and science gradually tapers until women are holding less than 20% of computer science or engineering degrees, and fewer still have related jobs.
Camhi was offered Prepskills services through her former Montessori school, along with a group of other Grade 6 students who were applying for admission to middle school. Lessons in writing essays and taking tests, being taught to manage her test time by prioritizing answers and building her vocabulary using flash cards all served to support her application.
Sales of Wings of Hope™ 2014 Journals helps raise funds to support scholarships for childhood cancer survivors.
More than 1.6 million people around the world took the SAT last year – including thousands of Canadians – many of them opening their wallets to a test-preparation industry worth upward of $1-billion annually in the U.S. alone.
There was a great turnout for the event, and many visitors were busy chatting with the school representatives and finding out information about the schools.