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What you need to know about National Merit awards

National Merit. School counselors talk about it. School districts publicize it. However, many parents and students aren't really sure what it is beyond some sort of academic honor that smart kids pursue. Check out this post for ideas about…
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5 things high school Juniors should do right now

The June SAT has been cancelled, as were the March and May tests before it and the April ACT as well. At the time of writing this, ACT is adamant that they will be offering tests in June and July, even adding test dates to both months to accommodate…
a list of Alabama's out-of-state scholarships
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College prep generates an amazing ROI

Spending $700 on a quality course where the student could get that 1160 would mean saving $40,000 over 4 years. That's 5700%.
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4 soft skills for college prep

A great blog post by our own college freshman with hints about ways to prepare for college that you might not have thought of. Although many of our Bybee College Prep students are at the end of their high school careers, we thought that our…
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SAT & ACT Prep can have a huge ROI

Most schools' scholarships are tied to a combination of test scores and class rank or GPA, and the relationship is inversely proportional. GPA continues to be the most important factor in your application, so the higher your GPA the more you can qualify for and the lower your test score has to be to qualify.
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What Do College Applications and Chewing Gum Have in Common?

We asked one of our assistant coaches, Sydney, to give us an opinion about college applications from someone who is going through the process right now. Here are her thoughts. Imagine you’re in the checkout line at Costco, having just eaten…