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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…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]