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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.
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 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.
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!
COVID-19 has caused a seismic shift in nearly every aspect of our lives, the least of which not being the college admissions process. With in-person tours largely excised from spring and summer college programming schedules, the virtual landscape allowing...
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.
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...
After nailing those four freshman and sophomore semesters, you may find yourself at a loss for guidance on how to make the most of your penultimate year of high school.
For many high school students in the U.S., the summer months offer an opportunity to recharge after a long school year. Some popular summer activities include traveling, hitting the pool or beach, and binge-watching Netflix shows. While it’s perfectly...