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    Kilgore College Board Meeting On March 14th 2016, I attended a Kilgore College Board of Trustees Meeting. The meeting of the evening started at six-thirty pm in the McLaurin Admiration Building. The board meeting’s goa was to discuss all the important items that concerned the status of Kilgore College and the financially problems. The agenda of the board meeting was followed in a specified order. The first item of every meeting is saying the “Pledge of Allegiance” to show respect to the country second item of the meeting was the college spotlights of the month. The Student Spotlight of the month was Ashley Finley, who will be graduating in the month of May. The Employee Spotlight was Kenya Ray who teaches Corrosion Technology. Since 2011,…

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    I have always championed activities that allow participants to grow and develop through skill acquisitions and by providing a platform to make an impact. One such activity that I am a part of is Middlebury’s College Activities Board or MCAB. MCAB oversees in excess of $250,000 of Student Activities Budget allocated between its four committees: Traditions, Speakers, Social, and Concerts. While the board has tremendous responsibilities, it only accepts 8 members each year making it one of the most…

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    Which is why they feel the need to change it up. The opposing side might say that by adding different kinds of questions on the test will make the test more fair. College Admissions starts off an article by explaining why colleges began to use standardized testing. Standardized testing for colleges began in 1900 with the formation of the College Entrance Examination Board by twelve prestigious universities who were concerned with the lack of a standard curriculum among New England boarding…

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    SAT Argumentative Essay

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    knowledge. This exam is widely used as a college admission test that tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math, the core that students receive education in their high school career. While many people believe that this test favors certain groups of kids, it is allowing the board to take a look back at what exactly the students are being tested on and how exactly they will propose, either a change to the test or state how their test doesn't demonstrate…

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    Students make their way from preschool to elementary, intermediate, middle school and finally high school. Of course during all those years students have probably created a dream and a career that they wish to accomplish. Pursuing any professional career would probably lead such students to college and force them to abide by their prefered school. One of the most determining factors would be a standardized college entrance exam. When students take the college entrance exam they demonstrate to…

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    SAT Reflection Essay

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    An article from CNN discusses some of the approaching changes of the SAT. This spring, according to David Coleman, the College Board President and CEO, the test will require students to justify their answers. Among the content of the exam, the test perfect score will be adjusted from 2400 to 1600, with an optional essay. Additionally, a study tool used widely by students for a variety of core subjects, Khan Academy, will partner for the first time with the College Board to prepare students for…

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    to take their junior year of high school, mostly in the western and southern parts of the United State. It stands for American College Test. It’s the ACT. Now originally, the ACT was used in the early 1900’s to help students from lower income families be recognized by ivy league schools. In modern time, the ACT is used as a required test throughout the United States; and often used in college applications. However the ACT has been a disputed subject as of late. Many wonder if the ACT is bias…

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    With the price of higher education on the rise, I feel that students are going to need all the financial resources they can get. “In its most recent survey of college pricing, the College Board reports that a "moderate" college budget for an in-state public college for the 2014–2015 academic year averaged $23,410.” (“What’s the price”). Making a trade of public service for financial aid would result in the willingness to serve in a majority of people. Like financial aid, scholarships are also…

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    The American College Testing(ACT), a college entrance exam, has expanded in usage throughout the United States to a great extent. Three important developments of the ACT have occurred spanning from the creation of the test to legislations passed only a few years ago. First came the creation of the ACT and why it was created in 1959. The next development was in 2001 when Illinois and Colorado were the first states to require their high school students to take the ACT. The final development was in…

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    factor in the life of high school students that can lead to stress over getting accepted into prestigious schools. This stress over prestigious schools is caused because of the fact that certain scores are required to get into higher-ranking colleges and universities. An example of this would be Sam, who was worried because of “the fifty extra points Sam assumed he needed to be Stanford material” (Robbins 29). The problem with today’s students is that their life very much depends on what they…

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