See how you would fare if you were to take the SAT or ACT.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Chyten Educational Services provides a few pointers for students taking SAT subject tests this spring.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
College prep can be overwhelming -- especially when it comes to navigating the sea standardized tests and acronyms -- so here's a primer on which SAT tests to take and when.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The truth is: Absent a “special admit," there is no SAT overkill when targeting a top-tier college.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
A quick look at what you need to see, do and know on Jan. 29 in Lexington.
1. AP Courses and Other Myths about What Colleges Really Want: At 7 p.m. tonight at Cary Hall in Lexington, Admissions officers from five Massachusetts universities will tackle the stress over getting into college and talk about what they’re really seeking. 2. Today in Public Meetings: According to the town website, public meetings posted for today include the Capital Expenditures Committee at 8 a.m. at the Town Office Building, the Sustainable Lexington Committee at 7 p.m. at Cary Hall and the Conservation Commission at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Office Building. 3. National Puzzle Day Celebration! Over at the Discovery Museums, located at 177 Main St. in Acton, they're celebrating National Puzzle Day with with a potpourri of puzzles at 10 a.m…
Monday, October 8, 2012
Do stacked schedules and a half-dozen exams offer an easy road to the elite institutions, or is that a recipe for student stress?
If you read the Globe, then chances are you’ve heard the story of Claire Huang, the Lexington High senior who could graduate next spring with perfect scores on 10 advanced placement exams. The plan, Huang told the Globe, is for her AP classes to provide an edge as she when it comes to earning admittance in an elite college or university. And if you live in Lexington, or any of a number of leafy suburbs outside Boston, then chances are that if you don’t know Claire, you know probably know six students like her. While many high performing school districts like Lexington have opted out of the Race to the Top federal education initiative, many students in towns like this are stacking their schedules in their own race to the top – of their …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
A look at what's going on in and around Lexington this weekend.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend. Lexington Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities you'll want to take part in this weekend in Lexington and beyond. 1. Fourth Massachusetts Poetry Festival Where/When: 161 Essex St, Salem; 10 a.m. Frirday, April 20, Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22 Why Go: Because 1,500 poets and poetry lovers to the city, will showcase a variety of extraordinary local and regional poets through readings, workshops, discussions and more. For more information about times and locations, check out the festival website: http://masspoetry.org. Pricing: Free 2. The Redcoats are Coming Where/When: St. …