The Importance of College Education
We realized that many high school students ask themselves before graduating, ‘’Why is college important?’’
In today’s economy, college is extremely important. The economy is becoming more and more competitive. College opens many great opportunities that offer great paying jobs. It will also help you stay away from precarious jobs. It is said that people with a college degree, on average, make twice the salary than people with a high school diploma. In addition to that, with a college degree, you run the chance of actually doing something that you like, that you are passionate about.
We understand that earning a college degree could potentially be one of the greatest expenses that you will ever have to envision but in the end, you will also realize that getting a college degree was the best decision that you have ever taken in your life.
College is knowledge and knowledge is priceless.
How Do I Get Prepared For College?
-Start thinking about what college you would like to attend
-Think about how you will be funding your tuition
-Consider taking classes in high school that will look good on your transcripts that you will be sending to get into college
-Begin studying for standard tests (ACT and SAT)
How to Get Prepared For ACT
The American College test is a test that students take, along with the SAT, to get into college. This test will determine how ready, academically you are for college. Here, we are going tell you what you should expect as far as questions are concerned. We want you to succeed so. The test is all multiple choice questions.
- There are 4 subjects:
Math (60 minutes to answer 60 questions)
You will have to choose from 5 possible answers.
-14 pre-algebra questions
-10 Elementary algebra questions
-9 Intermediate algebra question
-14 Plain geometry questions
-9 Coordinate geometry
-4 Trigonometry questions
YES, you are allowed to use your calculators. For the next subjects, you will have to choose from 4 possible answers.
2- English (you will have 45 minutes to answer 75 questions)
-Grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, style and organization
3- Reading (you have 35 minutes to answer 40 questions)
4-Science (you have 35 minutes to answer 40 questions)
-Interpretation, analysis, reasoning, evaluation and problem solving
5-Writing (this is optional, 30 minutes)
-Writing skills in general
If we can make a few suggestions as to how you can be fully prepared for this test, we would strongly recommend that you be consistent. Last minute studying IS NOT an option. If you study a little bit every day and do practice exams at least 4-5 months prior to the actual exam, you will be READY. Oh, and one last thing, eat healthy. You need energy and you need to stay focused.