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Big Changes In Store For SAT Test

College board officials announced this week that an update to the SAT test is needed to make the exam more representative of what high school students study in class. The changes don’t go into effect until 2016, which means this year’s ninth graders will be the first to take it in their junior year. It’s a tough test that creates anxiety, and one that requires practice and sometimes even a tutor.

03/06/2014

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‘Minds Matter’ Helps Steer Students To College

When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. “We’re trying to show them that there’s a lot that the world has to offer, and there’s a lot they can achieve,” Miller said.

01/25/2014

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Learn What ACT, SAT Prep Options Are Right For You

Taking the ACT and SAT are rites of passage for many high school juniors and seniors. But there are so many options to help students score higher that it might be difficult to determine which is right for you.

03/25/2013

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Blaine Student Gets Perfect Score On ACT

A senior at Blaine High School has something to celebrate today. He got a near-perfect score on his college entrance exams.

11/07/2011