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  1. Common questions which confront high school families
  2. How do you prepare for the SAT/ACT?
  3. How does block class scheduling work?
  4. How many times should you take the SAT/ACT?
  5. The SAT takes sides against meritocracy
  6. Are Medical School Early Assurance Programs (EAP) a good idea?
  7. The GRE reigns supreme
  8. In Texas, you now have to file the FAFSA to graduate from high school 
  9. Core Idea 2: Graduate from a 2-year college with an Associates Degree 
  10. Core Idea 3: F-1 Students! Take advantage of the One Year OPT Visa 
  11. Core Idea 4: Transfer to a 4-Year College    
  12. Preparing teenage children for summer
  13. Imitation is the best form of flattery
  14. Understanding the College Pricing Ladder
  15. How useful is the Net Price Estimator?
  16. Harvard-Stanford-Duke-Georgetown-Penn - Information Session
  17. Brown-Chicago-Columbia-Cornell-Rice - Information Session
  18. How important is the STAAR test? 
  19. How do you prepare for AP Physics? 
  20. Have you fine-tuned your teenager's high school course roadmap?
  21. Why Advanced Placement (AP) Courses Are So Important 
  22. Is taking a dual credit course a good idea? 
  23. How to improve strength of high school curriculum
  24. What colleges look for in high school students
  25. All about grades and weighted grades
  26. Frisco ISD changes Course Grade Weights
  27. Is an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma a good choice?
  28. What should we make of the college admissions scam?
  29. Does a "good" school district mean your high school student will be successful?
  30. How to interpret PSAT-11 scores for National Merit Scholarships
  31. How Important Are Extracurricular Activities For High School Students?
  32. How Many Extracurricular Activities Are Good For a High School Student?
  33. College Planning Checklist for Student-Athletes (from the College Board)
  34. Should High School Students Audit a Class?
  35. A Primer on College Essays
  36. How do you send transcripts to colleges?
  37. How do you send recommendation letters to colleges?
  38. 2019-20 Automatic Admission - Texas Colleges and Universities  
  39. Rice University: Campus Visit Observations
  40. Stanford University: Campus Visit Observations 
  41. Texas A&M: Campus Visit Observations
  42. College Q&A In Your Community (or Living Room)!
  43. #MeToo Tips For College Bound Families
  44. About us
  45. Rajkamal Rao Bio
  46. Rajkamal Rao Articles Archive

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