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Writing a Successful College Application Essay: Four Steps for Students

By Ann Camacho, editor of Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays It’s that time of year, when high school seniors are smack-dab in the middle of the college application process. Getting ready for college is in the back of their minds and the … Continue reading

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Help Students Write Personal Statements for College Applications

By Ann Camacho, editor of  Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays The big question that so many of my students ask me at this time of year is “How do I write a personal statement that will assure me entrance to … Continue reading

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What the Media Is Getting Wrong About the Common Core State Standards

By Katherine McKnight, Ph.D., author of The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core Having been an educator for more than 25 years, I am always suspicious of new initiatives, since they often serve political agendas rather than the best … Continue reading

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