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Should You Take the SAT or the ACT?

Is it better to take the SAT or the ACT? Do some colleges prefer one test over the other? The ACT and SAT are two tests used by colleges to help determine if a student is ready for college level academics. They might also play a role in awarding financial aid that is based on… Continue reading Should You Take the SAT or the ACT?

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Space Force Training at the Air Force Academy

The Space Force became the newest branch of the US military in 2019, and the US Air Force Academy (USAFA) commissions about 100 cadets as Space Force officers each year. This is around 10% of each graduating class. To prepare cadets for future Space Force roles, the Air Force Academy has added more Space Force… Continue reading Space Force Training at the Air Force Academy

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Accommodations for the ACT Test

Students with an IEP or 504 Plan In the past, students had to request accommodations and prove that they had a qualifying need. But in July 2021, the ACT organization announced they would accept school-issued Individualized Education Plans (IEP) or 504 plans as sufficient evidence of eligibility. As a result, they will automatically allow the… Continue reading Accommodations for the ACT Test