Use your summer wisely! Prepare for the redesigned SAT with free, personalized practice from Khan Academy. Get an overview of the Official SAT Practice from Sal Khan himself and get started today! http://spr.ly/6186B6bLI
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writer Maureen Downey shares with readers why she's making her kids do free SAT practice with Khan Academy and College Board: http://spr.ly/6183B6bLlHow I spent my summer vacation. My mom made me do free SAT prep. Here's why. | Get Schooledgetschooled.blog.ajc.comMy twins are having a "skip" summer, as my mother-in-law used to say in reference to missing out on fun stuff. My son enrolled in a history course at the Georgia Virtual School to free up his junior year for more science. (We may finally produce a scientist in a household awash in liberal arts graduates.) And my daughter will undergo surgery that will keep her home-bound for most of July. So, they were aghast when...
We've extended the deadline to apply to our Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity! Use your summer to apply and develop creative ideas for improving education and delivering opportunity to students. http://spr.ly/6185B6bLdAdvisory Panel on Student Opportunitywww.collegeboard.orgApplications are now being accepted! It is vital for the College Board to understand the challenges students face while planning for college. That is why in 1978 we created the Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity. Your voice will help us understand how to improve college-going culture for all students. Student Advisors work together to make decisions, develop creative ideas, and effectively present their ideas for the improvement of education. Applications are due by Septermber 18th.
We are thrilled to announce the winner of The Atlantic & College Board Writing Prize: Nicolas Yan. Nicolas won the first annual international high school writing prize for his reflection on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech. Congrats! http://spr.ly/6180B6l42
Weekend movie night suggestion: Check out "Why Not Us?", our documentary with Roadtrip Nation about four first-generation college students who travel the country meeting with inspiring leaders who were also the first in their family to go to college: http://spr.ly/6183B6HeWWhy Not Us?whynotusfilm.comWhy Not Us
Taking the redesigned SAT in March? Summer is a perfect time to practice. Create a Khan Academy]] account and get started with free, personalized SAT practice from College Board and Khan Academy]]. http://spr.ly/6185B6He5Official SAT® Practice | Khan Academywww.khanacademy.orgA college readiness partnership with College Board and Khan Academy: Official SAT Practice
Great summer apps and websites for juniors from The Huffington Post (College) highlighting BigFuture and our Official SAT Practice with Khan Academy: http://spr.ly/6184B6HepGreat Summer Apps and Websites for College-Bound Juniorswww.huffingtonpost.comJuniors, you're in a tough spot. You want a summer filled with beach; your parents want a summer filled with college prep, and writing essays on the sandy shore is out. What to do?
Be prepared for this weekend's SAT! Here's what to bring - and what not to bring - for the test. http://spr.ly/6186hueiTest Day Checklistsat.collegeboard.orgHelpful SAT test day checklist identifies what students must bring, must not bring, and more.