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  Parenting a teen through the college admissions process isn’t easy. Every aspect of the application process carries more weight than ever before and, even worse, seems very different from the way things used to be. The SAT and ACT are no exception; with constant public and secret revisions, the tests differ dramatically from the ones we took thirty–or even just three–years ago. How can you keep up with what the tests are, why they matter, and what you as a parent or guardian can and should do about them?   Ask an expert.   Get all the answers from a 25+ year veteran in education…for free! Join Mike Bergin for a full review of the state of the SAT & ACT, their importance in the admissions process, and how the situation is evolving right now. We will definitely cover planning and timelines, and you will definitely be able to…

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Too many times, our well-meaning attempts to listen to our teens result in failed one-sided snippets of conversation. Parents and teens tire of the same old questions: “How are you?” (fine) “How was your day” (ok please leave me alone) “What’s new?” (…please just get off my back already!) Teens, unfortunately, don’t come with instruction manuals. But I’ll tell you one thing–teens are new to adulting, which, when you think back, is even more daunting. While some teens discover their life passion from early on, some need help to begin forming their life’s passions, goals, and mission. Parents can help their teen, not by asking her to choose a college major or career path, but by first learning more about her developing personal mission. In his book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Sean Covey says, “Life is a mission, not a career. A career is a profession, a…

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  Wondering what the SAT and ACT are, why they matter, and what you should do about them? Curious about evolving policies in college admissions and how they affect your high schooler? Panicked about the impact of school closings, test postponements, and activity cancellations on your teen’s admission prospects?   Get all the answers from a 25+ year veteran in education…for free! Join Mike Bergin for a full review of the state of the SAT & ACT, their importance in the admissions process, and how the situation is evolving right now. We will definitely cover planning and timelines, and you will definitely be able to ask questions.   Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Register through our Student Information Form and specify the Online SAT/ACT Q&A for Parents (8/19/20). We will reply to registrants by email with the invitation to this Zoom seminar.   ABOUT YOUR HOST:  A…

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  Wondering what the SAT and ACT are, why they matter, and what you should do about them? Curious about evolving policies in college admissions and how they affect your high schooler? Panicked about the impact of school closings, test postponements, and activity cancellations on your teen’s admission prospects?   Get all the answers from a 25+ year veteran in education…for free! Join Mike Bergin for a full review of the state of the SAT & ACT, their importance in the admissions process, and how the situation is evolving right now. We will definitely cover planning and timelines, and you will definitely be able to ask questions.   Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Register through our Student Information Form and specify the Online SAT/ACT Q&A for Parents (4/8/20). We will reply to registrants by email with the invitation to this Zoom seminar.   ABOUT YOUR HOST:  A…

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  Wondering what the SAT and ACT are, why they matter, and what you should do about them? Curious about evolving policies in college admissions and how they affect your high schooler? Panicked about the impact of school closings, test postponements, and activity cancellations on your teen’s admission prospects?   Get all the answers from a 25+ year veteran in education…for free! Join Mike Bergin for a full review of the state of the SAT & ACT, their importance in the admissions process, and how the situation is evolving right now. We will definitely cover planning and timelines, and you will definitely be able to ask questions.   Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Register through our Student Information Form and specify the Online SAT/ACT Q&A for Parents (4/8/20). We will reply to registrants by email with the invitation to this Zoom seminar.   ABOUT YOUR HOST:  A…

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  Wondering what the SAT and ACT are, why they matter, and what you should do about them? Curious about evolving policies in college admissions and how they affect your high schooler? Panicked about the impact of school closings, test postponements, and activity cancellations on your teen’s admission prospects?   Get all the answers from a 25+ year veteran in education…for free! Join Mike Bergin for a full review of the state of the SAT & ACT, their importance in the admissions process, and how the situation is evolving right now. We will definitely cover planning and timelines, and you will definitely be able to ask questions.   Attendance is free, but advance registration is required. Register through our Student Information Form and specify the Online SAT/ACT Q&A for Parents (4/8/20). We will reply to registrants by email with the invitation to this Zoom seminar.   ABOUT YOUR HOST:  A…

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