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It is fairly common to hear about the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in high schools and even in the halls of a freshman dorm, but unless you are considering going into a legal profession, you probably will not come across the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
The LSAT is a standardized test that all students interesting in law school must take in order to be admitted. It is designed to measure reading comprehension skills, verbal reasoning, and logical thinking through six different sections. Scores typically range between a 120 and 180, with 150 considered an average result.
Much like SAT test preparation, many institutions and websites offer LSAT test prep courses to help students learn how (more…)
Shape magazine recently implied that an Illinois woman’s after pictures were not fit to publish. The offensive picture, according to blogger Brooke Birmingham, showed the woman proudly sporting a bikini after 172 pounds of weight loss. A magazine representative asked Birmingham to cover up and wear a shirt, allegedly owing to her loose skin.
What is Birmingham’s Story?
Shape magazine asked Birmingham to wear a shirt, despite printing weight loss success stories — along with pictures of women in bikinis and/or sports bras — on a fairly regular basis. When Birmingham pointed out the discrepancy, the magazine denied asking her to hide her body or shaming her for excess skin. Even so, Birmingham retracted the story, preferring not to share her story with o (more…)
According to recommendations by the CDC, children should participate in physical activities that promote muscle strength, bone strength, and aerobics. Fortunately, this can be accomplished through a variety of after school programs for kids. There are numerous activities children can participate in, and they are all designed to help children develop socially, physically, and creatively.
1. Painting classes. Painting classes for children focus on social and creative development. By attending painting classes, children have the opportunity to express their creativity in group settings, and this also allows them to socialize with other children. Additionally, children can improve their fine motor skills, which are needed in order to complete everyday tasks throughout life.
2. Indoor playground (more…)
If you’ve decided that you want to go to college for 3D computer animation, congratulations — you have chosen an exciting, dynamic career field! By 2022, approximately 4,400 new multimedia art and animation jobs will be created in the United States.
There are a large number of computer animation colleges across the country. However, not all of them will provide you with a top-quality education or preparation for the computer animation industry. So how do you know which school is the best one for you?
Here are the top three qualities of the best computer animation colleges that you should look for during your college search:
1. High-quality computer animation courses: The best computer animation colle (more…)
Though we don’t know precisely why certain people have Asperger syndrome, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t provide the necessary support for those individuals. An example of this support would be a school for Aspergers for children who display the common signs. These may include issues with interpersonal relationships and struggles regarding organizational skills and independence.
An Aspergers school would be for students who have less severe cases of Autism. Someone with Aspergers may be more accustomed to certain social situations, for instance.
There are also schools for dyslexia and schools f (more…)
Education is important. This is something most of us know. What might be less obvious, however, is just how important education is at an early age. From the time a child is born to the time they are three years old, their brain will develop at the fastest rate it will develop in that person’s […]
Children do not always receive the testing and monitoring that they require when it comes to their health. Routine checkups may include basic monitoring, but do not measure a child?s vision or hearing. This can be a problem, because most vision and hearing problems are best diagnosed and treated early on. For this reason, many […]
Individuals who are interested in student centered education should consider the benefits of special schooling that can benefit a desired career path. Those could be anything, from studying culinary arts to becoming a medical assistant. Although some colleges may offer these options for learning, students will be able to find even more options when they […]