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What SAT/ACT Scores You Need for Certain Colleges

Students always ask, “What SAT score do I need to get into college?” The answer to that question is a little complex. Admissions officers evaluate each student as a whole, not simply by one score or metric. The combination of GPA, SAT/ACT scores, difficulty of courses, extracurricular activities, and more is used to determine admission […]

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Why Do I Have to Learn Math?

One of the most common questions from students is “Why do I have to learn math?” Well, in this short video we will go over how learning math can help you in your career and increase your opportunities in life. Math is important for each student on a personal level and for society as a […]

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Top 5 Tips for Preparing for the SAT

The SAT is probably one of the most well-known and dreaded standardized tests. For many students just the term “standardized test” can cause anxiety. However, the fact that the SAT is a standardized part is actually a good thing. Since it is standardized, we know what to expect and can prepare for it accordingly. To […]

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January 2018 Regents Schedule

Below is the Regents Exam schedule for January 2018 from The State Education Department. However, students must verify with their schools the exact times that they are to report to their examination. Monday, January 22 English Language Arts (9:15am) RCT in Mathematics* (9:15am) Living Environment (1:15pm) RCT in U.S. History & Government* (1:15pm) Tuesday, January […]

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Geometry Regents

The NYS Geometry Regents High School Examination is based on the Geometry Common-Core Curriculum administered in New York and is intended to measure a student’s proficiency in Geometry. When the test is administered, each student taking the test receives the same test. The test is curved based on the performance of all students on each […]

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Algebra Regents

The NYS Algebra Regents High School Examination is based on the Algebra I Common-Core Curriculum administered in New York and is intended to measure a student’s proficiency in Algebra I. By giving the same exam to all students, students throughout the state are tested fairly. The test is curved based on the performance of all […]

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New App Helps NYC Students Pick Public High Schools

Researchers say that many low-income students select under-performing schools close to home because they are uninformed of the options available. A new app will allow students to put in their address, interest, willingness to travel and other factors to help them explore available high schools and make informed decisions. With more than 400 public high […]

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