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How To Become A Better Writer

I was complimented today about my writing. Inspired by my fan, I offer seven tips on how to improve writing. I jotted these down for myself; I always am pleased to accept further suggestions. First, know the substance. I am able now to write about various...

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COMMON CORE AND PRACTICAL EDUCATION

Recent changes in curriculum, both for humanities and sciences,  have many parents wondering what it’s all about, and why the changes are being made.  One goal of the common core curriculum is to develop better practical application for skills such as reading or math; educators...

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ANALYZING COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAYS

January 8, 2015 BY  Scott Jaschik Admissions essays are thought of by many as less scientific than other parts of the college application process — a chance to share a personal story, to inject personality into the process, to become more than just a grade-point average or...

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4 MOST COMMON COLLEGE APPLICATION ESSAY MISTAKES

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 Do college admissions committees really read the application essays you write? Of course, they do. We’ve interviewed admissions officials from four colleges and universities, and they’ve provided us with a list of the common mistakes they see in college applicationessays. Use their...

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HIGH SCHOOL BAND CLASSES MAY BOOST TEEN BRAINS

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Music training improves teens’ hearing and language skills, a new study says. The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers. “While music programs are often the...

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BOOSTING TEEN BRAINS

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Music training improves teens’ hearing and language skills, a new study says. The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers. “While music programs are often the...

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