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The College Admissions Game, Part 6: Admissions Test Preparation

Test preparation courses for college admissions tests are fairly common in Silicon Valley.  Test preparation courses for high school admissions tests, amazingly enough, are also common.  The Daughter and Number One Son each took them in preparing for their respective … Continue reading

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Are Discrimination, Budget Cuts, and a Culture of Testing driving up Asian-American SAT scores?

“Do I have to go?  I think I can do well on the test!” Number One Son didn’t want to go to test prep course that The Wife and I were planning for him.    He’s in the 8th grade and … Continue reading

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