I recently had a phone call from a parent whose student had a 2,300 SAT score but a 3.2 GPA from a competitive high school. The student had taken a number of AP classes but was no where near the top 10% of the class. The parent was wondering about the students ability to get admitted into a BS/MD program.
Strong scores like this are great. But, without the high grades to back it up the student will not be competitive for a selective college or BS/MD program. This student would have been better off taking fewer honors and AP classes but focusing more on grades.
This is different from the bright slacker who gets good test scores but doesnt get good grades because he isnt challenging himself. Thi
A Benefit Bake Sale for Bradley Gilbert, a 2007 Northwestern Oklahoma State University mass communications graduate from Enid, is planned by the NWOSU Art Society (NAS) for Saturday, June 2, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in front of Holder Drug in downtown Alva.
Gilbert has been fighting leukemia since shortly after his graduation from Northwestern. He underwent a bone marrow transplant in December 2011; however, the cancer has returned, and he is now battling the leukemia once again and continuing treatment.
“Bradley is an alum of our organization, and we decided we needed to do something to help him and his family,” said Angelia Case, NAS sponsor. “Whatever proceeds we can bring in at the bake sale will go to help them with bills, travel expenses and well, whatever Bradley needs it for.”
Case welcomes donations of money, as well as items for the bake sale.
“We are guessing that it will be a hot, sunny day so please keep that in mind if you’ll be providing items for our bake sale,” Case said. “Otherwise, p
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Researching Education Through Actor-Network Theory offers a new take on educational research, demonstrating the ways in which actor-network theory can expand the understanding of educational change.
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How can Overbury office refurbishment change the entire work experience? Most people work in an office with walls painted in matt white, cream or gray. You must admit that it is usually the default colors of the walls for a banal office. Often people are almost buried in piles of paperwork, being stuck at their desk chair all day. And now imagine how exacerbated they are by the end of the day. This stress can be avoided with Overbury office refurbishment.
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Adobe, creators of lots of popular creative software including Photoshop, Flash and Illustrator, have recently launched Adobe Generation, a series of free online courses. These are designed to help UK students aged 14-19 develop skills that will help them succeed in the workplace of tomorrow. They are starting with a course in Games Design and further courses will be available from September covering topics such as Animation, Digital Imaging and Video Editing.
Students who sign up will learn everything from designing a best selling game, to editing the next Hollywood blockbuster. They will have access to a virtual learning environment hosting a range of learning resources including video tutorials, ‘how to’ guides and a recording of each session which they can download and revisit at a later date. They
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