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Identifying Learning Disabilities

Identifying Learning Disabilities

source: Learning Disabilities Association of America Learning disabilities are due to genetic and/or neurobiological factors that alter brain functioning in a manner that affects one or more cognitive processes related to learning. These processing problems can...

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Understanding the teenage brain

Written by Resilience Navigator According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, It doesn’t matter how smart teens are or how well they scored on the SAT or ACT. Good judgment isn’t something they can excel in, at least not yet. The rational part of a teen’s...

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ACT: paper vs. Computer-Based Test

ACT: paper vs. Computer-Based Test

by Erin Ohsie-Frauenhofer from ArborBridge While many still think of the ACT as a traditionally paper-based test, the computer-based version of the exam will eventually become the reality for students around the world. ACT introduced its computer-based test (CBT) to...

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Virtual Volunteering Opportunities

Virtual Volunteering Opportunities

Written by Tatiana Moorland We’re all experiencing a significant shift in lifestyle right now. We’re learning how to work remotely, entertain ourselves in close quarters, and not murder our significant others (but at least our pets are thriving!). We’ve had to give up...

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Deferred?

Deferred?

What Is a Deferral? A deferral means that a college is simply saying “we are not sure yet.” Or likely “we want to compare the student with the rest of the applicants coming in the regular admission pool.” On a positive note, a deferral is a second chance at admission....

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