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ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

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ACT to allow retakes of individual sections

October 22, 2019 1 comment

Starting September 2020, college applicants will be able to retake individual sections of the ACT exam. The organization will also calculate an official “superscore” — the average of the highest section scores across multiple test dates — that students can send to colleges.

Rhode2College rewards local high school students

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Rhode2College rewards local high school students

October 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Low- and middle-income high schoolers in Rhode Island public schools can now earn up to $2,000 as they prepare for college with Rhode2College, a new statewide program that aims to incentivize students to pursue higher education.

National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

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National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At least 12,500 high-achieving low-income students across the country who could get accepted to top-performing colleges and universities each year don’t apply, said Tania LaViolet, co-leader of the American Talent Initiative.

Liang ’19: Let my sister into Brown

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Liang ’19: Let my sister into Brown

October 31, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Ah, Nov. 1. Amid the wafting breeze of pumpkin spice and sepia-tinged sunsets, there’s another thing about today that truly makes my heart sing.