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    Hale Star Interviewed on Talk FM

    Innovative Hale student, Sanaa Carrimjee, was selected to be interviewed by Talk FM regarding her involvements and achievements in the entrepreneurial world. Sanaa recently participated in incubator program called LaunchX, where she and her group spent 5 intensive weeks developing...

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    A Peak Into Canadian Applications

    By Fiona Williams Interested in studying at a Canadian university? With six different time zones from west to east, Canada is a multicultural country that has a lot to offer. From the temperate climate of rainy Vancouver, to the bustle...

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    Getting Back into the Swing of School – Application Season Edition

    By Areesha Velani and Christopher MacNeil Are you a rising/current senior? How can you manage your time this academic year? Summer is ending and students are eager to get back to school. With the start of the school year comes...

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    How to Choose the Right Calculator

    By Patrick Fitz For many students, the math section of any standardized test is stressful. A supporting concern, less technical than logistical, is simple: what calculator to use? There are many on the market, and College Board and ACT Inc....

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    Testing Accommodations on the SAT

    By Jeffrey Dalton The SAT is a timed exam. Part of the difficulty of the test is the fact that students have only a limited amount of time in which to answer the questions. SAT courses and other test prep...

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    Making the Best of Summer

    By Christopher MacNeil and Akshatha Achar Summer is a time of relaxation, rejuvenation, and important family time for students who have put maximum effort into their school’s courses and extracurricular activities. Our education consultants believe that a summer vacation away...

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    How and Why To Learn New Words

    By Patrick Fitz Reading consists of making the written word make sense, so understanding those words is of utmost importance in order to get the most out of the process of reading. Every language is composed of many thousands of...

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    Student Profile: Nityashri Sankaran

    By Hale Education Group Passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation, Nityashri Sankaran is also an ace tennis and chess player who enjoys dance, art, debating and public speaking. She will pursue an undergraduate degree through the World Bachelor in Business program...

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    Why the SAT is Still Taken on Paper

    By Jeffrey Dalton When so much of the learning process is currently being done online, it can be disorienting for students who take the SAT that the exam is still offered exclusively in person and on paper. The test requires...

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    How to Study for End of Year Exams

    By David Shepley As a percentage of the final grade, end of year exams are often the weightiest part of a student’s academic term. Similarly, the breadth of material covered and the shortness of time in which to review it—staples...

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    Who Takes the SAT or ACT?

    By Patrick Fitz The two primary standardized tests used for college and university admissions in the US are the ACT and the SAT. An earlier post on this blog identified key differences between the two exams. This post covers recent...

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    Student Profile: Jenna Nagji

    By Hale Education Group Jenna Nagji, a graduating senior at the American School of Dubai, has kept busy both in and outside the classroom during her time there. In addition to top grades in difficult coursework, she has made a...

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