Average student loan debt: $17,233 in 2005 and $27,253 in 2012.
$40,917 = The national average tuition per year for private 4 year colleges and universities (including fees, room and board).
What do you think the average student loan debt is? Come back tomorrow for the surprising answer.
College tuition has been increasing for many years. Many families struggle to come up with the money needed to pay for it. One reason for these rising costs are high administrator salaries and benefits paid out. Another reason is unnecessary administrators that are on the payroll that serve little function.
What do you think the average tuition is for public colleges? Check back tomorrow for shocking numbers.
If you attend this year’s Fur Bowl by The Purr-fect Cat Shelter in Medway MA, please look for the Y3K Tutor In Your Home raffle donation. The event will be held this coming Sunday. Money raised will go to The Purr-fect Cat Shelter to provide care and shelter for cats in need. We hope the lucky winner of the Y3K Tutor In Your Home tutoring and test prep certificate enjoys our donated prize while helping the cats at the same time.
In English, the PARCC tests will take a deeper look at student writing abilities and critical thinking skills.
Students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 currently take MCAS tests in math and English, with some grades also taking annual science tests. The PARCC tests will also start in grade 3 but will be given straight through to 11th grade in both math and English. This is an addition of test taking in grades 9 and 11. Come back tomorrow to find out about the PARCC math tests.
The new PARCC tests will be taken in two parts. The first part will be issued to students 75% of the way through the school year. The second part will be at the end of the school year. Come back tomorrow for a closer look at the first part of the PARCC tests.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative will trigger a higher level of critical thinking and deeper understanding into your child’s curriculum. There will also be a new standardized test in English and math. The Common Core benchmarks will be supported by one of two new standardized tests in the 2014-2015 school year.
Studying For Tests Part 1
We are asked all the time what is the best way to study for tests. New brain studies indicate the most effective way to study for a test is to write out the concept or questions with answers and examples in your own words. Check back tomorrow for how to apply this studying method.
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