Posts Tagged "University/College preparation"

Education Headlines 1.25.2016: US College/University Admissions

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Education Headlines 1.25.2016: US College/University Admissions

Our focus this week is College Preparation. Most of these articles are US-oriented. To our many consultants from other countries: we’d love for you to put together some links for us related to college preparation! Please write us at info@tckconsultant.org if you would be willing to do this for us! 9 Ways to Pay for College Without Student Loans This article doesn’t contain any revolutionary new ideas. However, I like the perspective it shares about how to think about student loans and paying for college. What’s the Importance of Campus Visits in College Admissions? Certainly, colleges and...

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Roundup of Education Headlines AND Resources 5.12.15

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

Roundup of Education Headlines AND Resources 5.12.15

The Big Problem With the New SAT There’s a new SAT coming out next year for students in the US. This article outlines the major changes, as well as continued challenges of this type of testing.   IDK – The Reason Every Educator Needs A PLN One of the core values of PACE is that we need a community of other education consultants in order to best serve our families. This article outlines some online spaces where educators can meet and learn from each other about particular topics.   We Give Books Parents can join this free resource to access several hundred new and classic...

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Career Planning for Teens Part 2

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

This is the first of two articles written by guest blogger Larry Milks related to career planning for teens. This week, Larry shares a Career Investigation Project and Job Shadowing Questions that would benefit any teen embarking on career exploration. Larry serves as East Region Director with SHARE in Budapest, Hungary.  He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree in Science Education from Western Michigan University. Prior to serving with SHARE, he taught high school science courses and after this stepped into an administrative role where he...

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Career Planning for Teens

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

This is the first of two articles written by guest blogger Larry Milks. Larry serves as East Region Director with SHARE in Budapest, Hungary.  He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree in Science Education from Western Michigan University. Prior to serving with SHARE, he taught high school science courses and after this stepped into an administrative role where he was involved in developing new career-related courses.  Larry and his wife Nancy have three girls, Sarah (23), Jane (21) and Heather (17) and have been living in Budapest, Hungary...

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UK University Entrance Issues

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

This information was presented by David Richardson at the IMKEC conference held in London, England in 2007. Entrance for UK passport students Candidates apply through a central agency. Offers are conditional on the outcome of A level examinations. There is a change in attitude toward more university opportunities later in life, not just at 18-22 years old. Explosion in number of universities (91 universities in the UK) Opportunities are also available on the Web (Open University, etc.) Residency rules relating to higher education study and UK fee status Different fees for undergrad and grad...

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