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How to Manage Test Anxiety

How to Manage Test Anxiety

All students have worried about doing well on a test at some point in their academic careers. In fact, it’s perfectly normal — and sometimes even helpful — to feel nervous about an upcoming exam. Studies have shown that moderate levels of stress and anxiety can actually improve your performance on a test.

UK International Resource Hub

UK International Resource Hub

Whether it’s Harvard, Stanford, or UCLA, U.S.-based colleges and universities offer qualified British applicants vibrant opportunities to expand their worldviews within some of the most robust learning infrastructures in the world. From expansive research facilities, to internationally-acclaimed professors, to nuanced liberal arts curricula, the resources of American schools often parallel some of Britain’s finest in rigor and quality.

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi Arabia Resource Hub

Saudi students who are looking to apply to colleges and universities in the United States may quickly realize that the education system at home may look different from the one American students are used to in the United States. If you or your student is looking to attend college in the U.S., it’s important to learn about major elements of U.S. college applications, such as grades and testing equivalents, to ensure that you are set up for success once it comes time to apply.

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How Do I Pick Between Colleges?

How Do I Pick Between Colleges?

We know that choosing between the schools to which you’ve been accepted can feel a bit overwhelming, especially if you do not have one clear favorite among your acceptances. Choosing where to go to college is, after all, a very important decision, so giving yourself some time to think about where you will spend your next four years is crucial. Fortunately, we’ve got you covered with the ten most important factors to consider in your college conundrum!

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How to Prepare for the SAT (ACT too)

How to Prepare for the SAT (ACT too)

No matter where you are in your high school career, you likely have questions about how to prepare for the SAT or the ACT. When exactly should you start test prep? What does effective test prep entail? At Command Education, we believe test prep should begin early in your high school career and need not always include working on practice tests.

Why Extracurriculars Matter

Why Extracurriculars Matter

High school is an incredibly busy time for any student, but particularly so for students who fill their course schedule with the most rigorous classes available. With an already packed schedule, many students question whether spending their limited free time on...